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Family Book Creator FAQ

In Addition, We will Discuss about How to Use Family Book Creator. Family Book Creator is an plugin for FTM that uses your family tree to generate a pro quality Family History Book.

Family Book Creator FAQ

What is Family Book Creator?

Family Book Creator is an official plugin for Family Tree Maker that uses your family tree to generate a pro quality family history book on your home computer.

The newest edition, Family Book Creator 2019, was released in January 2020.

How to upgrade from an earlier edition to Family Book Creator 2019?

If you have bought an older edition of Family Book Creator, you may get discounted price on the new FBC 2019.

Where to buy Family Book Creator 2019?

If you want to buy FBC 2019, you can buy it through Gift Collection on

In which language Family Book Creator is available?

Family Book Creator is in English but can be change to Swedish or German using the User Interface Language dropdown option on the General tab.

In which language the book can be produce?

There are multiple languages for the book output itself, including Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, and Swedish.

Select Output language on the General tab.  Please note that only the language of the generated text elements changes.  Family Book Creator does not translate user-entered information such as description fields and notes.

Which Family Tree Maker editions are supported by Family Book Creator?

Family Book Creator 2019 is compatible with FTM 2017 and 2019 for Windows.

Currently there is no macOS version of Family Book Creator.

What is the latest version of Family Book Creator?

The latest version of Family Book Creator for Windows is Build 584, released in May 2020.

The installation packages can be use for the first-time installation or to update an existing Family Book Creator installation.

How to install and activate Family Book Creator?

You can sign up for the Family Book Creator newsletter and you will receive a link to the download area by email.

Firstly, download and run the installer, open Family Tree Maker, open a family tree you would like to use with the plugin, then go to the Tools menu, through Plugins to Export with Plugin, and click on Family Book Creator.

How can I give feedback or feature requests for Family Book Creator?

If you would like to share your experience with Family Book Creator or thoughts on what more you would like to see from the plugin, click here for our feedback submission form.

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