Introducing Legacy Family Tree: the Simple FTM Upgrade
On December 8th 2015 Ancestry.com announced in this blog post that they will discontinue their Family Tree Maker software effective December 31, 2015. We know this change is difficult (my very first genealogy software purchase was FTM...), yet know that you will enjoy Legacy Family Tree. Millions have already downloaded it.
How to Import a Family Tree Maker file into Legacy - 90 second video.
Also, download the FREE guide here.
Why FTM users love Legacy
So many former FTM users have turned to Legacy, and we asked them why. Here were their top reasons:
Here's the complete list with the users' comments.
If you ever need a little hand-holding, we are there to help. We are known for our quality and responsive technical support.
Click here to read our follow-up article that answers more of your questions.
Need a little research help?
Not only will we help you organize, research, and share your research, we'll show you how to find your ancestors. Visit www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com to learn from industry experts. As of today, 284 classes are available and more are added every month.
Sync with FamilySearch
Legacy Family Tree is "Tree Share" Certified for FamilySearch™ Family Tree
Legacy Family Tree is "Tree Share" Certified for FamilySearch™
Family Tree. This means you can share your Legacy information with
FamilySearch™ Family Tree and of course pull information from Family Tree
into your Legacy family file.
Legacy is the only FamilySearch-certified program to both search FamilySearch and have built-in Research Guidance
When you have exhuasted the resources of FamilySearch, Legacy's built-in Research Guidance takes you to the next step. It analyzes what is already known about your ancestor, and then builds a prioritized custom To Do List for you. It suggests the best records to help you solve your research problems, explains what you would expect to find in the new records, and points you to the right repository of website. Many of the suggestions even provide the specific call number at the Family History Library. For more information, watch the Research Guidance section of the Legacy for Beginners video here.
Which edition do you want to download? (simple Family Tree Maker Gedcom import)
Click here to compare the two editions.
Click here to download Legacy.
Upgrading from Family Tree Maker
Upgrading from Family Tree Maker to Legacy is simple. Everything imports - your notes, sources, pictures, even your RINs and MRINs. You will continue to enjoy everything you had in Family Tree Maker (reports, sources, searching, ease-of-use) plus you will get a lot more: