Dunedin Family History Group

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Family Tree Maker –

FTM 2017 for Mac and Windows – mackiev.com

Family Tree Maker makes it easier than ever to discover your family story, preserve your legacy and share your unique heritage. If you’re new to family history, you’ll appreciate how this intuitive program lets you easily grow your family tree with simple navigation, tree-building tools, and integrated Web searching. If you’re already an expert, you can dive into the more advanced features, options for managing data, and a wide variety of charts and reports. The end result is a family history that you and your family will treasure for years to come!

Key product features

  • Quickly and easily build your family tree
  • Update your tree on the go with FamilySync™ *
  • Enhance your tree with charts, reports, photos, and more
  • View family history timelines and interactive maps
  • Includes a digital version of the Companion Guide
  • What’s New in Family Tree Maker 2017? Plenty!

    The first Family Tree Maker edition under our own steam is here! FTM 2017 brings home a year of work on a state-of-the-art syncing technology built together with Ancestry, plus integration with FamilySearch, color coding, a photo repair tool and much more!


    An upgrade from TreeSync®.

    FamilySync is our version of the new technology replacing TreeSync. Families will love the new ability to sync multiple copies of FTM to one Ancestry tree.

    Learn more… Three computers. One Ancestry tree. No problem

    Color Coding

    Tracing your past.

    Get organized and gain insights into your family history using our new color coding tools with up to eight colors at a time on a single person.

    Learn more…

    Sync Weather Report

    What’s the weather like where you sync?

    Now each time you go to sync, if there’s a reason you should maybe think twice, a window pops up to say so.

    Learn more…

    Photo Darkroom

    Elegantly simple editing tools.

    Powerful but easy-to-use tools that in just a few clicks can take an old photo faded beyond recognition and restore it to look like the day it was printed.

    Learn more…

    FamilySearch Searching, matching & merging.

    FamilySearch is integrated into FTM 2017 so you can get match suggestions automatically, search billions of free online records**, and merge them into your tree. Learn more…

    Family Tree Maker TOP FEATURES

    Follow the hints

    Just enter what you know into your family tree. Hints (green leaves or blue squares) will soon appear, linking you to historical records and trees that might hold answers about your ancestors.

    Helpful hints – just click the green-leaf or blue icons.

    Organize media with ease

    Illustrate your family story with photos, historical records, and audio and video files. The easy-to-use tools in Family Tree Maker help you manage media faster than ever before, as well as add photos directly from iPhoto®, scan images directly into your tree, and even create slideshows.

    Store photos and more right inside Fa