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I hope you’re enjoying Family Tree Maker 2012 or 2014 with Tree Sync. I discontinued use of FTM 2010, 2012 & 2014 Ancestry discontinued Support
all FTM versions, which some may have learned if you are still using FTM 2012 or 2014 that Synchronization no longer works as before or not at all.
Today 2017, I hope by now you have upgraded or updated to MacKiev's FTM 2014.1 version with Synchronization that works, as I upgraded
after waiting for an update to Ancestry version FTM 2014. MacKiev's FTM 2014.1 FAQ -
Note: 10 Mar & 13 Mar 2017, since upgrading to FTM 2014.1 (MacKiev) I have issues with their Updates, with screen captures.
Q: Where should FTM users go for technical support?
A: Software MacKiev now supports all versions of Family Tree Maker. If you are having a technical problem, please start here: support.familytreemaker.com
The following from previous updates to this page
Ancestry has continued making it better all year long, releasing updates along the way to improve our experience.
And now Ancestry is giving us one big bonus update to Family Tree Maker 2012.
In fact, this update is so good, Ancestry decided not to even release a new version of Family Tree Maker for 2013.
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Here are some of the bonus updates added to Family Tree Maker 2012:
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
How do you get the latest bonus 2012 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.
Tutorials of how FTM works
or Family Tree Maker by Ancestry . com
My FTM 2010 - Examples of the software -
currently I have upgraded to 2014