torsdag 26 december 2013

Family Tree Maker versions

The versions of FTM (Family Tree Maker) is a little bit non logical. Below is my understanding please comment if something is wrong

Products sold
The official Family Tree Maker page ==>
you have today 2013  a Windows version 64-bit called Family Tree Maker version 2014  but it is also called  Family Tree Maker® 2014 or bundled called
(feels like they are to many people on the marketing department)

System requirement

  • Windows XP, Vista (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) or Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Hard disk space: 675 MB for installation
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Display 1024 x 768 resolution
  • DVD Drive
  • Internet connection required

and a Mac version called Family Tree Maker Mac 3

System requirement
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Intel-based Mac
  • DVD drive
  • All online features require Internet access

Product for free

There is for German speaking and Swedish speaking people a free Windows version available to download (the Swedish version) this version is called Family Tree Maker World Express see blogpost about that version.

==> today 2013 we have if we check on the version number in Windows

Free Windows version Family Tree Maker World Express language Swedish version 
Windows version Family Tree Maker 2014 ==> version
Mac version Family Tree Maker Mac 3 version ??? 

How to buy Family Tree Maker version 2014

As I would like to use what is best I tried to buy Family Tree Maker version 2014 and after some calls and googling I found out that 

Why make it simpel ;-)


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