Family Tree Maker 2012

Family Tree Maker 2012 has released a bonus batch of updates to improve your experience with the software. What they are saying is that this batch is so good they’re not to release a new version for 2013. If you already have Family Tree Maker 2012 you’ll find the following additions very useful. If you decide to purchase the software the updates will be included:

  • Numerous enhancements to TreeSync so syncing your tree to Ancestry.com is faster and more reliable
  • A new Family View Report that displays a person’s ancestors, spouse and children together
  • Place names and associated people listed hierarchically by country, state, county, city and detail
  • Ability to mark media items as private so they don’t sync or export
  • Web links you can add to a person via the new web links tab in People collection and People detail
  • A printable sync log
  • Improved backup & restore
  • A way to copy a fact and paste it to anyone in the tree or into another tree
  • The ability to merge information from multiple versions of the same fact
  • Other improvements like touch-screen gesture-support for scroll, zoom and rotate, plus a list of last 25 people visited, more consistent lifespan information, dozens of report enhancements, a year-only option in the people index and much more

How do you get the latest bonus update? Family Tree Maker will automatically prompt you to install it when you’re using the program while online. Or, you can manually check for updates by clicking “Check for Update” in the Help menu.

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