Thursday, February 9, 2017

Family Tree Maker 2017 Software Announced at #RootsTech

Software MacKiev announced today that Family Tree Maker 2017 will be available in March 2017.

There is a RootsTech show special for $29.95 today to download in March (retail price will be $79.95 according to the information on display at their exhibit.

The new features include:

*  Family Search:  Searching, matching and 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.

*  FamilySync:  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.

*  Color Coding:  Tracing your past.  Get organized and gain insights into your family history using  ur new color coding and filter tools with up to four colors at a time on a single person.

*  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 it did the day it was printed.

This looks interesting, was expected soon, and here it is.  The ability to integrate with FamilySearch (Family Tree?) and to sync more than one FTM tree with a single Ancestry tree are interesting.


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Beth Benko said...

Is it possible to get the $29.95 price if one is not at Roots Tech?

IB-Bob said...

Also interested in the Roots Tech pricing?

Unknown said...

I'm interested in the $29.95 price, as well.

Unknown said...

I'm also interested in the Roots Tech pricing.

Nancy said...

I just pre-ordered it at the $29.95 price at

Rebecca Schmitt said...
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Unknown said...

Have they improved error checking of data? They have an error report in 2014.1 - want to know if they added more checks.