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What's new in Family Tree Maker for Mac 3?

What's new in Family Tree Maker for Mac 3?

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Family Tree Maker Mac 3 is an updated and expanded version of the No 1-selling family history software. The program comes packed with new features including a new Family View™ that lets you control how you see your family tree and add or edit information while viewing extended family relationships.

Other improvements in Family Tree Maker Mac 3 include:

New tree branch export — a new, simplified export option makes it much easier to export a single branch of your tree to Family Tree Maker or a GEDCOM file.

More organizational tools — save time with the option to sort children automatically by birth order and view people by location, grouping them by country, state, county, and city.

Mac and PC compatible files — now you can open your Family Tree Maker tree on a Mac or PC without needing to convert it.

New and improved charts and reports — more options and views let you display an individual’s ancestors, spouses, and children together. Also, the Index of Individuals Report has been expanded with options for anniversary, birthday, and contact lists and more.

More editing options — save time with the ability to copy and paste facts including linked source citations, media items, and notes. Also, if you have multiple versions of the same fact, you can merge them without losing any information.

Improved TreeSync — lets you easily synchronize your tree in Family Tree Maker with an online Ancestry tree.

  • Now you can synchronize even more of your family tree information such as photos, documents, source template data and customized notes.
  • Access and update your family tree from anywhere—your computer, Ancestry, even your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
  • Easily share your tree with your family and work on it together. Family and friends can view the online version of your tree without software or a subscription.
  • Collaborate with the largest, most active family history community in the world on Ancestry. Keep your online tree private or make it public so that others researching your family can find you. You may connect with others who have insight on your ancestors, discover rare family photos, or even find relatives you didn’t know you had.
And More — There are dozens of other improvements and enhancements in every area of the software. From improved data entry to new options and features in many charts and reports, Family Tree Maker Mac 3 is our most advanced Mac software yet.
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