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Family Tree Maker 2008 Platinum [OLD VERSION]

Platform : Windows Vista, Windows XP
3.3 out of 5 stars 26 customer reviews

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  • Software for exploring, preserving, and sharing family history
  • Build a family tree starting with names, dates, and events
  • Attach photos, documents, and audio and video files
  • Design and print charts to display at home and share with family
  • Includes 6 months of premium access to ancestry.com

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Whether you're new to family history or a seasoned genealogist, Family Tree Maker 2008 makes it easy for you to discover, preserve and share your family history.Windows® XP (Home and Pro) SP2/Vista¿¹, Pentium® II 500 MHz processor or equivalent (recommended Pentium III 1 GHz or equivalent), 256 MB RAM (512 MB RAM recommended), 400 MB free hard-disk space (additional space required for data files), 2X CD-ROM drive or faster & DVD-ROM drive for bonus content [recommended 32X CD/CD-R (CD-R required for the Backup to CD Feature)], Monitor with 800 x 600 resolution (recommended Monitor with 1024 x 768 resolution), Keyboard and mouse, Note: ALL online features require internet access². ¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows XP and Windows Vista. ²User is responsible for internet service provider account, all internet access fees, and phone charges.

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Whether you're new to family history or a seasoned genealogist, Family Tree Maker 2008 Platinum Edition makes it easy for you to discover, explore, preserve, and share your family history. Six months of premium access to ancestry.com is included.

Family Tree Maker 2008 lets you easily:

  • Build a family tree starting with names, dates, and events
  • Attach photos, documents, and audio and video files
  • Quickly merge new facts and records from the Web into your tree
  • Use interactive maps to explore the places where your ancestors once lived
  • Design and print charts to display at home and share with family
This completely redesigned program has dozens of new features, including:
  • A new interface that combines elements of a pedigree chart and a family group sheet, making it much easier to enter, view, and edit your data
  • Vastly improved integration with Ancestry.com
  • A Web clipper that lets you merge data from anywhere on the Web into your tree
  • Standardized criteria for rating your sources
  • Features that make it easy to manage photos and other media files and incorporate them into charts and reports
  • A place authority with more than 3 million place names that helps you correctly enter locations
  • Dynamic lists that show you all the people and events associated with a particular place
  • Timelines that highlight personal, family, and world events that occurred during your ancestors’ lives
  • A robust tool for sorting and managing your to-do list
  • The ability to import data from other genealogy programs, including Personal Ancestral File, The Master Genealogist, and Legacy Family Tree
By using Family Tree Maker 2008 together with Ancestry.com, you can:
  • Quickly compare information you find on Ancestry with the data in your tree and use a merge wizard to selectively import new facts and records
  • Take advantage of Ancestry Hints--a contextual search feature that automatically suggests records pertaining to people in your tree
  • Back up your Family Tree Maker data by automatically creating a member tree on Ancestry (you can choose to share your tree with others or keep it private)
  • Create heirloom-quality books using the new Ancestry Press self-publishing tool


Product details

  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • ASIN: B000SQNBP2
  • Item model number: 14860
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: May 10, 2004
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars 26 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16,298 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)
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