Pros: Nice user interface, lots of powerful features, syncs, integration with Ancestry.com, handling of foreign characters.
Cons: Crashes, freezes, failed syncs, slow, traversing tree a little slow, Ancestry.com not useful to us.
The Bottom Line: Family Tree Maker Essentials 2012 is a nice but clunky tool. It isn’t worth hundreds of dollars to find out that my daughter is related to her mother (Ancestry.com).
Review: Family Tree Maker Essentials 2012 was somewhat of a disappointment to me. Not because it does not ha ...
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