Thursday, 29 April 2010

Ancestry to release Mac version of Family Tree Maker

I've picked up from the Salt Lake City Tribune that Ancestry will soon be releasing a Mac version of the family tree building programme Family Tree Maker. Good news for Mac users, who don't seem to get many options on that front!

The article also discusses the Family Search Beta site at which hosts the same records also found on the Record Search pilot, with many more recoirds added this week. You could be forgiven for being confused by all the different FamilySearch sites, but the article states that this Beta site will be integrated into the main FamilySearch site ( in the next few weeks, so potentially interesting times ahead.

The full article is at

UPDATE 30 MAY: There's more on the new Mac programme at

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