Family tree software from Ancestry.com, available for Windows and Mac OS/X.

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Choosing non-cloud software to transition to from Family Tree Maker 2012? [duplicate]

I am a newbie and just learned here that Family Tree Maker has been discontinued Why has Family Tree Maker been discontinued?. What non-cloud software is the least painful for me to transition to? (...
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What do Family Tree Maker users do, now that FTM has been discontinued?

I was considering purchasing Family Tree Maker only to find it has been discontinued. What do they plan for a replacement ?
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How to save the patch files for Family Tree Maker (FTM2014)?

I want to archive the patches that were released after the DVDs from a boxed copy of Family Tree Maker (FTM2014). How can I save a copy of a patch file? My boxed copy was purchased in December 2015 ...
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Exporting my tree from Ancestry without latest version of Family Tree Maker

Is it possible to export data from Ancestry without Family Tree Maker? I am in the very frustrating situation of having bought Family Tree Maker twice before. The latest version I have is FTM 2010 ...
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US Federal Census citation details and citation text using FTM for Mac

I am working on US Federal Census records and cleaning up my sources. What information needs to go into each section of the citation details and text?
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Data Model for Family Tree Maker 2012 (sources and source citations)

I have been asked to document an explanation of how Family Tree Maker 2012 links sources, source citations, media and 'facts', to assist somebody who is very visually/structure oriented to describe to ...
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How do I parse this citation into a source, citation detail and citation text?

I've discovered some useful information on FamilySearch.org, and they very helpfully provide a full citation for each record. An example of one I'm specifically interested in is this one: "England,...
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Which residence should be the preferred residence?

For most of the people in my tree, I have multiple residence facts because they are in different places at different times during their life. Entries may be something like: 1900 - Hill County, ...
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Is there a chart type that shows myself, a chosen ancestor, every intervening ancestor and their siblings?

I use Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker 2012, and would like to produce a multi-page PDF chart, probably in Landscape orientation, that lists myself at bottom and a chosen direct ancestor at top, ...