Genealogical mapping with Ancestry Family Tree Maker and Bing Maps

Ancestry’s new Family Tree Maker 2010 release, includes integration of Bing Maps right in the software. Family Tree Maker is a genealogy software, to discover, share family stories, and help you create a family tree faster, easier, and better. Bing Maps is a great new feature to help you map out significant events and people to the places they are […]

Ancestry’s new Family Tree Maker 2010 release, includes integration of Bing Maps right in the software. Family Tree Maker is a genealogy software, to discover, share family stories, and help you create a family tree faster, easier, and better. Bing Maps is a great new feature to help you map out significant events and people to the places they are respectively associated with. For e.g., once you add people to your family tree you can then click the “Places” button in the menu ribbon. You’ll see a list of all places that’re associated with the facts you’ve entered into Family Tree Maker. You can click on each location (or person) to display a Bing Map centered on the respective place and the Ancestry included in the world famous Bird’s Eye photography. Additionally, Family Tree Maker 2010 provides unique ways to view your family history. You can now track the migration paths of a person and their family through time, by mapping event locations with Bing Maps.

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