How to Download a Tree from Ancestry to Family Tree Maker

Last updated on February 1st, 2022 at 09:16 am

Download a Tree from Ancestry to FTM

Are you searching for steps to be able to download a Tree from Ancestry to FTM 2017 for MAC? Then here we will guide you with the appropriate solutions that are effective. You’ve just got to read along with this blog. The Family Tree Maker 2017 for Mac allows you to download the tree file directly from Ancestry. You only need to link your local and online tree and sync them.

Here is Steps To Download a Tree from Ancestry:-

Firstly go to the upper-right corner of the application window and click on the three-leaf Ancestry. Then from the pop-up menu choose the ‘Download from Ancestry’ option.

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You can also go to choose New from the File menu. After that click on the ‘Download from Ancestry’ option. You will be able to Download a Tree from Ancestry to FTM (Family Tree Maker 2017 or Family Tree maker 2019).

Now on the displayed screen. ‘Download from Ancestry’ dialog will open. On the left side, you will see a list of trees in your Ancestry account.
You have the options sort the list of trees by name, date of creation, date of last modification, or status according to your convenience.
If you would like to reverse the sort order Then you can do so by clearing the ‘Sorts in ascending order’ checkbox.
To be able to view a tree on Ancestry before downloading. You need to select the tree from the list and then give a click on the ‘Show Online Tree’ tab.
Then if you want to delete an unwanted tree, you will have to select it first and then click on the ‘Delete Tree’ button.

Note: You need to be careful that you do not delete a tree that may be needed as this is not reversible. To stay on the safe therefore you are recommended to keep copies of your tree.

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