What’s New in the FTM 2019 24.2 Update

FTM 2019 New Update 24.2

Last updated on May 20th, 2023 at 12:54 am

This article will teach about the FTM 2019 New Update 24.2 version. We will explain why it is essential for users to update the software and what is included in this fix. Users can also learn how to upgrade or update the software free of charge.

Note: In the past few months, we have received many complaints that the software needs to be synced with ancestry or getting other issues. This article is written 21st of February, 2023.

FTM 2019 New Update 24.2

What will this update patch fix?

Version 24.2 update will fix many issues, including login page issue with ancestry, sync issue with ancestry, FamilySearch browse issue etc. In addition, MacKiev has added new relationship managing tools as well with this patch. So, if you have these mentioned below version, then you should update your software.

  • FTM version 24.0 – This was the first release.
  • FTM Version 24.0.1 – MacKiev released the first-ever update in November 2019, and it was built 252.
  • FTM Version 24.1 was the second update MacKiev released in August 2022.
  • FTM Version 24.2 – This is the version discussed in this article.

So, if you have FTM24.0, 24.0.1 or 24.1, you should update your software to version 24.2. There is no charge for the software.

What will it fix in the windows operating system?

  1. Ancestry – Unknown spouse issues have been fixed with this patch. Once you update the software, the sync issue will be resolved. You will also not be getting grey hints if you install the patch.
  2. FamilySearch – The browsing issue in FamilySearch has been addressed and fixed.
  3. The lifespan in Index is fixed. So now you can see the correct dates in the index. Also, the Tree pedigree view is fixed.
  4. Export from the chart using the intelligent filter.

What are other fixes that you get?

PDF thumbnails are now listed correctly in the media space. In addition, source citations will be evident after this update.

How to get the update for the software?

Recently MacKiev sent an email with a link and instructions to update the software. If you have not received the email or if you have deleted the email, then you should click the link as mentioned in the blog. Then, please click here to install the updater. You will see the image below as soon as you click the link.

ftm 2019 new update

You must fill in your information and click on verify the user. Then, please follow the on-screen instruction and download the patch for family tree maker 2019.

Who should install this update?

The update is for those users who are using FTM19 version 24.0, version 24.0.1 or version 24.1. If you are using FTM17 or an older version than FTM17, then you may not need to install this update. However, you may need to upgrade to FTM19.

What would you get with this new update?

Managing relationship tool – This new tool will help you manage facts and relationships with an unknown spouse.

FTM 2019 New Update 24.2 FAQ:-

Question:- What is the charge for the version 24.2 update?

Answer:- There is no charge. MacKiev has sent an email with a link to download the updater. Similarly, you can go to the update centre to download the updater.

Question:- What if I have Family Tree Maker 2005?

Answer:- You will need to purchase a newer version of FTM. Please note that FTM19 is the latest version


If you want to upgrade your family tree maker 2019 program You can contact us Family Tree Maker Support to get your issue resolved. We provide phone support 24×7. Family Tree Maker Support Number is +1-888-299-3207. You can also use our live chat support service from our site.

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Learn To Transfer FTM 2019 To A New Computer – Get Instant help

Last updated on June 3rd, 2023 at 03:55 am

In this blog, You will learn how to Transfer FTM 2019 To A New Computer. If your computer is not working or if you have a new computer that you want to use. You can follow the steps below to transfer your family tree maker 2019. So let’s learn Transfer FTM 2019 to a new computer.

Transfer FTM 2019 To A New Computer

  • Backing up tree.
  • Installing Free Family Tree Maker 2019 copy.
  • Transferring your data from an old to a new computer.

1. How To Back Up Your Tree File?

There is three-way you can back up your tree. Please follow the steps below. We suggest you use an external hard disk or flash drive since we will transfer the files to a new computer.

  1. Please open the family tree maker 2019. Click on the file tab and then click on backup. You will get a small window to select the location. Please choose your external hard disk (flash drive).

backup FTM 21019

And then click on OK. Once you click on okay, your file will be saved on the external hard disk. Now you can quickly move this file to the new computer.

  1. Click on File and click on export. Please know that when you export a tree, you can select the entire file or individuals. You can also protect this file using a password.

Click on Ok, and a new window will appear for you to select the location where the file will be saved. Please select the flash drive or external hard disk.

Export FTM Files

  1. The default folder in FTM is the family tree maker saved in the documents folder. Please right-click on it, click on copy or hold the control key and press C. Once you copy it, you can save the file to an external hard disk.

2. How to get a free copy of Family Tree Maker 2019 and Install it on a new computer?

  • Please go to the MacKiev family tree maker replacement center for a free copy of your family tree maker 2019. You can also go to the family tree maker 2019 upgrade center. As soon as you are on the family tree maker 2019 replacement center page, It will ask you to type your name, email address, country, state, and the version you purchased.

FTM 2019 Upgrade center

  • Click Verify User to verify yourself as a purchaser of Family Tree Maker. Please make sure to enter the correct email address. Else, you will not be able to get the free copy.
  • Once you are verified, keep clicking on next until you get the windows to put your information again to purchase FTM. Do not worry. The cost is USD 0.00, which means you will not pay anything.

You will get two links for the family tree maker 2019 download You can download FTM 2019 on your windows or mac computers. You can download and install the Family Tree Maker and import your data from the external hard disk.

3. How to import tree data from the flash drive to the family tree maker?

  • Open FTM software and then click on the select tree tab (the select tree tab is on the top left corner of your computer screen). You will get an option to click on the tree browser. Please click on it and then click on browse, as mentioned in the image below.

Import your FTM Tree

Select the folder where our family tree data is saved, which we copied from the old computer. That is how you can import family tree maker data. If you have an ancestry, you can sign in to ancestry and download the tree from ancestry to family tree maker.


Question:- Can family tree maker be install on two computers?
Answer:- Yes, a family tree maker can be installd on three computers as long as the user is only one person. If you have multiple people, you can use the family Pack of family tree maker 2019.

Question:- Is the family tree maker 2019 manual available now?
Answer:- Yes, if you want to purchase it. Please note the previous orders that MacKiev took have yet to be delivered. So please order after checking with MacKiev.

Question:- Is transferring Family Tree Maker files from one computer to another hard?
Answer:- If you are computer savvy, then no. It is easy; please follow the process mention above.

We provide support for Family Tree Maker 2019 software. If You like us, get your FTM 2019 transfer. Then you can visit our Family Tree Maker Support website or call us at our ftm toll-free number +1-888-299-3207.

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