As far as I can tell, there is very LITTLE difference between FTM2008, FTM2009, FTM2010, FTM2011, and FTM2012. There ARE a number of differences between these an FTM Version 16. I would call them simplified, but there would be others who would disagree with me. Just check the messages on this message board.
What version of Family Tree Maker are you currently using?