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Released: 2008-08-26

Family Tree Maker 2009 Essentials by Encore

Software Details

Brand: EncoreMedia: CD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows Vista
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Family Tree Maker 2009 by, the #1 selling family history software, can help you easily discover, preserve and share your family history. It can help you build your family tree, gather stories and photos and create charts and books to share with your family. The Essentials Edition includes a one-month subscription to world's largest online collection of family history records with more than 7 billion ancestors' names. You'll also receive an interactive training tutorial and The Family Tree Maker Little Book of Answers.

What's new in Family Tree maker 2009?
  • Exciting new charts and reports
  • Improved data editing and manipulation
  • Enhanced maps, charts and reports
  • A robust "find and replace" functionality
  • Expanded RTF and HTML export
  • Improved file merging and memory usage
  • A way to copy and paste source citations
  • The ability to save and apply templates
  • Increased overall performance

Bonus materials inside:

The Getting Started Guide to Family Tree Maker
Follow simple directions to begin a project and master the program's basic features

Interactive Training Tutorial
Get step-by-step instructions and tips that will help you easily build and grow your family tree.

The Family Tree Maker Little Book of Answers
Read short sections that will tell you how Family Tree Maker can work best for you.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting on your family tree, Family Tree Maker 2009 can help you create a family tree faster, easier, and better than ever before. The end result is a family history that you and your family will treasure for years to come.

Family Tree Maker 2009 lets you easily:

  • Organize your family story privately and conveniently on your personal computer
  • Create charts and reports in a variety of formats to share with friends and family
  • Discover new information anywhere on the web and add it to your tree instantly
  • Integrate with the 7 billion names in historical records on Even receive hints linking you to matching records.
  • Incorporate photos, documents and audio, video and other files into your tree.
  • View timelines and interactive maps.

How can you make the most of
  • Family Tree Maker Deluxe 2009 comes with one month of free access to, the world's largest online collection of family history resources.

  • Your software works seamlessly with the site so you can easily search for your ancestors and add the information you discover to your tree.

  • You could find missing facts about your family in census records, draft cards, passenger lists, image collections and other historical resources.

What's New?

  • Create essential genealogy reports (Register and Ahnentafel)
  • Share your family tree with several new charting options: hourglass, bow tie, and fan. You can also use custom templates or design your own
  • Streamline your data entry with one-click editing of individuals from any workspace in the software
  • Simplify sourcing with "cut and paste" source citations
  • Track AND print your ancestors' migration paths on interactive maps
  • Enjoy faster startup times and improved file performance
  • Find your ancestors more easily with improved Web Search. You can even choose to ignore irrelevant results.

And don't forget the features you've come to rely on:

  • Dynamic user interface that lets you quickly switch between important features
  • The ability to import data from other genealogy programs, including Personal Ancestry File, The Master Genealogist, and Legacy Family Tree
  • Powerful sourcing tools that let you document AND rate each of your citations
  • Interactive maps and lists that give you a bird's-eye view of where members of your family come
  • Place authority database of more than 3 million names that helps you standardize your place entries
  • Photo AND file management features so you can easily incorporate all types of media files into your charts and reports
  • Timelines that highlight personal, family, and world events
  • Easy-to-use tools for merging duplicate individuals, calculating dates, creating to-do lists, and more

Use and Family Tree Maker together to get the most out of both.

  • Search the extensive record collections at without ever leaving your family tree! And, when you find new records, you can quickly merge them into your tree.
  • Take advantage of Ancestry Hints--Family Tree Maker automatically suggests records that may match people in your tree
  • Share heirloom-quality books and attractive posters that you create with the self-publishing tool at

Your Family Tree Maker 2009 software also includes:

  • Training Tutorial for Family Tree Maker 2009 (included on Family Tree Maker disk)
  • Getting Started Guide (included on Family Tree Maker disk)

14-day free trial subscription to
Search the world's largest online repository of family history records.


Windows Vista, Windows XP

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Publisher: EncoreCategory: Home & HobbiesBinding: CD-ROM


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