Family Tree Maker 2008 Service Pack 2 has been released.

New features :

• Genealogy Register Report.
• Genealogy Ahnentafel Report.
• Hourglass Chart.
• Vertical Ancestor Chart.
• Critical stability and performance enhancements.

You can install the update by following these steps:

• Connect to the Internet.
• Start Family Tree Maker 2008.
• You will receive a notification that an update is available. Click the “Update” button.
• The service pack will be applied and your program updated.

If you do not receive a notification that an update is available when you start Family Tree Maker you can:

• Open Family Tree Maker.
• Click the “Help” menu item at the top of the program.
• Click “Check for Updates…”
• The program will check for an update and notify you if one is available.

To verify that the update worked you can do the following:

• Open Family Tree Maker 2008.
• Click the “Help” menu item at the top of the program.
• Click “About Family Tree Maker…”
• On the Product Information tab there is a version number. If the update was successful the version number will be 17.0.0.529.

If Family Tree Maker 2008 is blocked from the Internet or you are having other issues, you can manually download the update on the Family Tree Maker website.