Ancestry.com offers updated software

BY SHARON BURNS Published: December 21, 2009
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Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com) recently launched its Family Tree Maker 2010 software. Some of the new features include:

Improved integration with Ancestry.com. Easily download your Ancestry.com family tree, including photos and stories, directly into Family Tree Maker 2010.

New and improved charts and reports. Tell a richer family story with numerous improvements to charts and reports, including a new timeline report, improved family group sheet and genealogy reports.

Better ways to organize photos and other media. Easier and faster ways to add, link and categorize photos and files in bulk.

Photo slideshows. Create and share slide shows based on images included within your family tree. Slide shows also can be exported to share.

→Family books made from your tree. Create a book about your family history to share.

Standard source templates. Cite the right information in your records with access to powerful sourcing tools that let you document and rate each citation.

Relationship calculator. Quickly calculate the relationships between any two people in your tree.

Scanner support. Add photos to your tree directly from your scanner and organize them into categories at the same time.