Published by LisaLouiseCooke: Keeping up with Online and Master Family Trees: Family Tree Maker Questions Answered

Want tips to keep your online trees current with the master version in your family tree software? I’ve fielded several questions recently from Family Tree Maker users that might be useful to everyone. In the wake of the announced retirement of Family Tree Maker software, questions continue to pour in about how to use family…

http://lisalouisecooke.com/2016/01/family-tree-maker-questions/

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Published by Dick Eastman: GedStar Pro for Android is now 100% Free

The following announcement was written by the folks who produce GedStar Pro: GedStar Pro, an app that supports detailed viewing of the data from your PC-based genealogy program on an Android smartphone or tablet, is now a completely free product (formerly cost $9.95). The app consists of a Windows program that converts data by directly…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/12/14/gedstar-pro-for-android-is-now-100-free/

Published by Dick Eastman: An Invitation from Heredis for Users of Family Tree Maker

Heredis is an excellent genealogy program for Windows and Macintosh in my opinion although I believe many others share that view as well. In light of the recent announcement about the “retirement” of Family Tree Maker, the folks that produce Heredis have issued an invitation to all Family Tree Maker users: We invite Family Tree…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/12/14/an-invitation-from-heredis-for-users-of-family-tree-maker/

Published by Dick Eastman: Legacy Family Tree offer – upgrade from Family Tree Maker for $10 off through 12/31/15

Ancestry.com announced last week that they will discontinue their Family Tree Maker software effective December 31, 2015. However, alternatives are available. In fact, Legacy Family Tree is one such alternative and is considered by many to be a better genealogy program than Family Tree Maker ever was. In fact, it is easy to export to…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/12/14/legacy-family-tree-offer-upgrade-from-family-tree-maker-for-10-off-through-123115/

Published by DNA-eXplained: Confusion: Family Tree Maker, Family Tree DNA and Ancestry.com

I wish very much that the names of Family Tree DNA and Family Tree Maker weren’t so similar, because it has created a lot of confusion over the years and that confusion has intensified this past week with Ancestry.com’s announcement that they are discontinuing support of their genealogy software package, Family Tree Maker. Let’s clear up […]

http://dna-explained.com/2015/12/13/confusion-family-tree-maker-family-tree-dna-and-ancestry-com/

Published by Dick Eastman: MacFamilyTree is Now Available for 50% Off

Synium Software has an offer that will appeal to many Macintosh, iPad, and iPhone owners, especially those who have been using Family Tree Maker for Macintosh. As stated at the company’s web page at http://www.syniumsoftware.com/synium-blog/family-tree-maker-discontinued-switch-to-macfamilytree: “Family Tree Maker discontinued – Switch to MacFamilyTree “Have you heard the news? Ancestry has discontinued Family Tree Maker for…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/12/09/macfamilytree-is-now-available-for-50-off/

Published by LegalGenealogist: Check out the alternatives

Good programs exist Yes, Ancestry did announce yesterday that it’s discontinuing its Family Tree Maker software. No, it’s not the end of the world. Really. Promise. Would The Legal Genealogist lie?1 Okay… deep breath. Yes, it is very frustrating to many users that a program they’ve relied on for a long time seems to be…

http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2015/12/09/check-out-the-alternatives/