How to Use Family Book Creator

In this article, you will learn how to use the family book creator.

Family book creator is a plugin for Family Tree Maker software. This plugin helps the user to create a family book. if you have family tree maker software, you can get this software and use it. You can add generations, Person’s facts, and images. You can print out your books and show them to your family reunion. This is fun to talk about your ancestors,

In order to have the Family Book Creator plugin you need have family tree maker

Any of the above versions of Family Tree Maker will allow you to use the plugin Family Book Creator on your Windows Operating System (Windows PC) with Microsoft Word.

The Family Book Creator plugin creates in multiples formats: –
  1. RTF
  2. DOCX
  3. DOC
  4. PDF
  5. EPUB

It also facilitates the books to be printed double-sided by default because if you want bookbinding, it will be easier for you. The aim of this plugin is to generate the book from the data which is available in your Family Tree Maker database.  If you add new people to your family tree, it should be updated in the family book creator automatically. besides, it will also help you automatically to update people in the book and people will be renumbered. Without any extra efforts, you can easily set up the Family Tree Book to let you and others enjoy your genealogy.

There are many features of the Family Book Creator, few of the advanced features are listed here: –
  1. It can directly access the information stored in the FTM database since the plugin is firmly unified.
  2. It supports the output of documents in multiple formats. Also, in platform-independent formats.
  3. The plugin is automatically updated, even if you add more content to your Family Tree Maker.
  4. With this plugin, you can break the long documents in smaller ones to work on each document in detail.
  5. There are predefined styles which are used for the text sections in the narrative report.
  6. Stipulating the resolution and quality of the images is possible. Therefore the size of the documents can be altered.
  7. Helps in faster course-plotting between parents and their children in the generated documents, by generating the hyperlinks

The Languages in output is supported are: –

  1. Danish
  2. Dutch

III.    English

  1. French
  2. German
  3. Italian

VII.    Norwegian

VIII.    Spanish

  1. Swedish

Learn more about family tree maker you can read our previous blog which is ” What is Synced & Not Synced with FamilySync

3 thoughts on “How to Use Family Book Creator”

  1. My current computer has Family Book Creator installed, it has a virus and corrupted files. I have ppurchased a new laptop but it does not have a disk drive and therfore I cannot install the program in my new computer. Is there a USB drive option available? Please advise. Cheers

  2. My family book creator is install and the key is in place but, when I click on activate license I just get a noise. I might have the wrong # so here is the # that I’m using E88A-CAEM-8B0934_SMF5361

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