Everyone has a family. Every family has a story. Family Tree Maker® 2012 Platinum Edition can help you find yours!
With exciting new features to help you, Ancestry™ Family Tree Maker® 2012 makes it easier than ever to discover your family story, preserve your legacy and share your unique heritage.
Interactive Training Tutorials give you step-by-step instructions, and hints & tips to help build your tree and you can also join Ancestry's online community where you can find and share information with others.
Family Tree Maker® 2012 lets you easily:
- Research and preserve your family story on your computer.
- Create charts and reports to share with family and friends - View and share your tree from different perspectives: location, migration path, family name and more.
- Integrate with the 895 million records on Ancestry™ and download new information directly into your tree.
- Receive hints linking you to matching records on Ancestry™
- Add photos, documents, audio and video into your tree.
- View timelines and interactive maps highlighting events and places in your ancestors' lives.
- Write Smart Stories™ that automatically update when facts in your tree change. Features improved content generation and editing options.
- Synchronise desktop and online Ancestry™ family trees with the NEW TreeSync™ feature.
Family Tree Maker® 2012 features a host of new and exciting ways to discover your family story:
Follow the Hints - Just enter what you know into your family tree. Hints (green leaf icons) will soon appear, linking you to historical records and trees that might hold answers about your ancestors.
Save to your desktop - Saves information you discover on Ancestry™ to your family tree, complete with an electronic copy of the original record.
Maps and Timelines - View maps to see where your ancestors have lived and track your family's migration paths. And, highlight key events that have occurred in their lives.
IMPROVED - Manage photos and more - Add photos, audio and video files, documents etc. into your tree. Easy-to-use tools help you manage them faster than ever before!
IMPROVED - Smart Stories™. Write Smart Stories™ in two easy steps using improved page designs and templates. Each time you edit your tree, Smart Stories update automatically.
IMPROVED - Charts and Reports. Choose from hundreds of customisable chart options and create reports that let you see and share your tree from different perspectives - location, migration path, family name, birthdays and more!
NEW - Blended Families View. See combined families including step families and adoptees at a glance.
NEW TREE SYNC™ - Build your tree using Family Tree Maker® and upload it to Ancestry™. Whether you're working online or on your desktop, you can keep your tree in sync with just the click of a button (and even update it using our FREE iPhone and iPad apps.). Share your tree with other family members and choose who can view and update it.