What’s New in Family Tree Maker?
New Family View
See your family tree in a new way. This additional view makes navigating easier, especially when you want to see extended family members.
TreeSync™ lets you easily synchronize your tree in Family Tree Maker with an online Ancestry.com tree.
A more robust TreeSync™ lets you sync even more of your family tree info.
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. 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.
More organizational tools
Stay organized with new tools that let you sort children automatically by birth order and view people by location, grouping them by country, state, county, and city.
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.
New tree branch export
A new export option makes it much simpler to export a single branch of your tree.
More editing options
Save time with the ability to copy and paste facts including related source citations, media items, and notes.
Easily and reliably merge more of the information you find on Ancestry.com.
Family Tree Maker 16 Upgrade Tools
If you are upgrading from a previous version of Family Tree Maker (version 16 or earlier), Family Tree Maker will display a simplified user interface that looks more like the version you're accustomed to.
Help specifically for Version 16 users
New help topics are available to help you upgrade to Family Tree Maker version 2014 with TreeSync. Topics such as “Migrating from Family Tree Maker 16” and “Charts, Reports and other Printables” help you make the transition easily, and find equivalent features in Version 2014.
The Upgrade Guide
highlights some of the exciting new features available in version 2014, shows you how to do everyday tasks in the new version, and includes comparison charts and a list of frequently asked questions.
Free Learning Tools and Technical Support
New and improved tutorials teach you how to do more with Family Tree Maker. You can view them in the software by selecting “Training Tutorials” from the Help menu. Or you can watch them online
An electronic copy of the Companion Guide to Family Tree Maker is included free with your software.
Expanded Help topics provide step-by-step instructions, and help for those upgrading from Family Tree Maker 16 and prior versions.
Free Technical Support
Free U.S.-based technical support (1–800–958–9022) is available during extended hours:
Mon-Thu: 10am-10pm ET
Fri: 10am-12:30am ET
Sat: 10am-6pm ET