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FTM 2012 at End of Life???

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Re: FTM 2012 at End of Life???

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 2:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Jamclo,

My impression is that FTM is a entry point into subscriptions to A.com and for people that generally only research 2 or 3 generations back in time, and with maybe 100 to 200 individuals. Most people are content with unsourced content, minimal documentation and only a few pictures.

If, for example, 10,000 units are sold, how may people actually come to this forum and complain about speed and abending programs? a few dozen?

Yes I would expect the product to not abend, freeze or require tons of resources. I also expected it to except my well formed GEDCOM and use the data it provided correctly. I also expected reports and books to be usable in a real publication or allow me to really format a book like a book. BUT none of these things are working to my satisfaction.

I probably will not throw more money at FTM for upgrades unless they can prove that all of these problems have been addressed and corrected.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
jamclo 15 Aug 2013 5:14PM GMT 
David Abernat... 15 Aug 2013 8:59PM GMT 
jamclo 15 Aug 2013 9:31PM GMT 
tony_knight 16 Aug 2013 6:14AM GMT 
jwardh 16 Aug 2013 1:14PM GMT 
jamclo 16 Aug 2013 4:49PM GMT 
kj_norway 16 Aug 2013 8:07PM GMT 
Alan Thill 16 Aug 2013 8:17PM GMT 
jamclo 16 Aug 2013 10:12PM GMT 
jnye042 18 Aug 2013 12:10AM GMT 
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