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Upgrading Family Tree Maker 2006 to 2012 version

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Re: Upgrading Family Tree Maker 2006 to 2012 version

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 8:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
Amen! I am so glad to hear someone else admit it! None can come close to offering what the 2006 version 16 offers. They would have been much better off had they simply upgraded the versions along with the newer computer systems and left well enough along. Don't fix what isn't broken! Particularly that which worked better before you fixed it.

I put good money into the 2008 Family Tree Maker and not a dime, since, I was so disappointed with it. And I updated regularly before then. I had also invested a lot in the FTM archive disks that can't be used on the new version. I think part of their goal was to prevent users from accessing these archive disks, so they would use the online search services. Don't get me wrong, I like ancestry.com for research, and I have maintained membership for years, but they have a lot less to offer in their recording program, in my opinion! I wish they had left the Family Tree Maker program as it was, though. I don't need the program to do my research for me. I can do that better on my own, with much less inaccuracies. They should just focus on the materials they offer (images of original documents, as the indexes are frequently misinforming.)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Russ Worthing... 28 Dec 2011 12:25AM GMT 
tulrose 28 Dec 2011 12:56AM GMT 
Raymond Wilby 28 Dec 2011 9:45AM GMT 
Russ Worthing... 19 Dec 2011 12:13PM GMT 
Peter Harring... 14 Nov 2012 1:06PM GMT 
bchumney 23 Nov 2013 3:26AM GMT 
jamclo 23 Nov 2013 3:43AM GMT 
Rick Larsen 18 Dec 2011 1:24PM GMT 
hnj01 28 May 2013 9:12AM GMT 
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