FTM 2014 Using Family Tree Maker 2014 - Ancestry/MacKiev

Family Tree Maker 2017 has now been released, with new technology for the connection to Ancestry for sync and other functions. So Cutlock & Co has split out pages for FTM 2014 (below), as well as FTM 2012, versions. These versions are effectively obsolete unless you don’t use any features which connect with Ancestry – search, record merge, hints, sync. Other internet access has also gone as of July 2017 – error messages misleadingly imply that there is a firewall or internet issue but it is rather that Ancestry has switched off the portal at its end.

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Tackling TreeSync issues with MacKiev relying on Ancestry for answers The first sync using 'final' FTM 2014.1 goes badly

This is an exploration of the what and why of problems I and others have had around the sync of trees (TreeSync) using the MacKiev Family Tree Maker 2014.1 version released 31 December 2016. Some of this has been prompted by discussions on the FTM Users groups on Facebook, so thanks to the various contributors there. {1}

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Price increase for Ancestry?

Ancestry has increased its subscription rates for new members on the Ancestry.co.uk site, although the monthly sub at the most basic level has gone down.

The changes make sense in that there is a clearer relationship between monthly and annual rates, generally the latter is approximately 10 times more. The ‘Premium’ level is the exception, at £129 pa (was £107-40) against £14-99 pm,  although I have also seen the annual figure showing as £149!

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2014 version of Family Tree Maker out soon

NOTE: for current position on Family Tree Maker see our main FTM info page.

After a year off, Ancestry is releasing a new version of its Family Tree Maker software, labelled 2014. This year’s UK release has seen the usual pattern, following the American version a month or two later with no firm date announced by Ancestry until late in the day. Our plot of developments has got rather long so has moved further down the page.

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