Broderbund Teams with MyFamily.com to Launch Family Tree Maker(R) Version 11 - the #1 Selling Genealogy Software Program.
"We are committed to improving Family Tree Maker, the #1 brand in its category, and make it even easier to preserve, organize and share your family legacy," said Tom Stockham, president and CEO of MyFamily.com. "With new features such as the ability to save and share trees as a PDF file, our latest version offers more ways for people to share their heritage with family and friends. It's an excellent program that brings older and younger generations together in their efforts to share and preserve family history and ultimately discover their unique family stories."
Family Tree Maker allows users to embrace their past and enrich their future through easy, rewarding family history. A new "getting started tutorial" makes it simple to get started. Within minutes users can create heirloom-quality trees, maps, timelines, and reports in dozens of exciting formats, including .PDF, making it easy to share with family and friends.
Family Tree Maker users also get easy access to a wide variety of resources available at the Genealogy.com website, a member of the MyFamily.com network of Web sites. Family Tree Maker searches Genealogy.com's proprietary records for useful leads and information about ancestors. These records and indexes include Immigration, Birth, Death, Will, Cemetery, Marriage, Social Security, Military, Land, U.S. Census and Passenger Lists. Genealogy.com's website also includes free message boards, online classes, articles, and an extensive collection of proprietary data.
New Features in Family Tree Maker version 11 -- One-Click Searching to Find Leads on Your Ancestors -- Family Tree Maker scours genealogy-specific sites on the Internet to create a ranked list of resources that are likely to contain information on your ancestors. -- Back up your Family File to CD-ROM -- Preserve your heritage by protecting your data from viruses, hard drives crashes, and corrupted floppy disks. Restore lost data from the CD in seconds. -- Save as PDF -- Users looking for a way to easily share their Family Tree Maker files can now save creations as a PDF file with version 11. This versatile format ensures hassle-free file sharing, even with those who don't have Family Tree Maker. Simply save a tree or report as a PDF file, then send it via email or burn it to a CD-ROM. -- Preview Your Family Book Before Printing -- View the complete layout of your Family Book, exactly as it will print, and make any necessary changes, saving time and paper. -- Step-by Step Genealogy "How-to" Guide -- The "How-To" Guide is your expert search companion. Use it to learn how to start, whom to contact, what to ask, and more -- including built-in form letters and address directories that make requesting official records simple. -- Merge Family Files More Easily -- Merge two files or import new data in just seconds. You can also copy and paste individuals, family branches, or an entire tree from one file to another. Availability and System Requirements
Family Tree Maker version 11 is now shipping to stores with a suggested retail price of $49.99, which includes a selection of data CDs and three- months free access to Genealogy.com's World Family Tree Collection. Also currently shipping is Family Tree Maker Deluxe version 11 for $69.99 which includes a selection of data CDs and three-months free access to Genealogy.com's U.S. Census Collection and Family Tree Maker Collection's Edition for $99.99 which includes all features and data found in Family Tree Maker Deluxe version 11, plus three-months free access to Genealogy.com's World Family Tree Collection, featuring more than 2 million World Family Tree names.
For installation the program requires Windows 98/ME/XP Home Edition, 90 MHz Pentium (166 MHz recommended), 16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended), 125 MB free hard disk space before installation, 2x CD-ROM drive or faster, 640x480 monitor, 256 colors (or higher). Internet connection required to access online data and features.
About MyFamily.com, Inc.
MyFamily.com, Inc. is among the largest online subscription businesses, with over one million paid subscriptions and more than 10 million people using its Web resources every month. An interactive media company, MyFamily.com connects families with their histories and one another. The company enriches the lives of its customers by providing the tools, content and community that empower them to find the people most important to them and share their unique family stories. The MyFamily network of Internet properties includes MyFamily.com, Ancestry.com, Genealogy.com, and RootsWeb.com. The company also publishes Family Tree Maker, the #1 selling family tree software, Ancestry magazine, Genealogical Computing magazine, over 50 book titles, and numerous databases on CD-ROM.
Riverdeep, with offices in Dublin, Ireland and Novato, California, is a leading publisher of interactive products focusing on productivity, kid's entertainment, and education markets for adults, children, and schools. Riverdeep's rich portfolio of interactive award-winning products feature such well-known brands as The Print Shop(R), Reader Rabbit(R), Destination Math(R), and Learning Company Books(TM). For more information visit http://www.riverdeep.net/.
CONTACT: Mary-Kay Evans of MyFamily.com, Inc., +1-801-705-7378, or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Yvonne Kilgariff, Broderbund Brand Manager, +1-415-382-2957, or email@example.com
Web site: http://www.myfamily.com/
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|Date:||Sep 29, 2003|
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