Find Missing Family Trees on Ancestry

Missing Family Trees on Ancestry

In Addition, we will discuss how to Fix Missing Family Trees on Ancestry. Ancestry.com never removes your family trees, so if you create a tree on Ancestry and do not remove it yourself, you need to find it. If a part of your tree appears and a branch of your family tree is missing, you can follow the following steps.

Check your Missing Family Trees on Ancestry:-

Restoring the missing branch

· If the missing person says “potential father” or “potential mother,” click on the person, then click Review details.

· If it is the right person, click Yes at the bottom of the details panel. This should solve the problem. If the missing person does not say “potential father” or “potential mother,” If this does not solve the problem, proceed to the next step.

  • If the missing person says, “Add father” or “Add mother,” Or if it is the child of someone in your tree. If not a parent, click tree Search in the top-right corner.
  • In the panel that appears, enter the name of the missing person. If you do not know the disappeared person, select them from the list of people who occur instead of entering their name in the panel. Click the list of all people in the panel, then scroll through the list to find someone who may be the missing person.
  • If the missing person is male and a father, look for the same last name as their child.
  • If the person is female and a mother and you do not know her last name, figure out the decade when she would have been born (20 to 30 years before her child). Then, only look at women with birthdates around that time. 
  • In your tree, click their name again, then click Profile.
  • In the Family column of their profile page, click + Add and select the person you want to connect to them. (For example, if you connect this person to their daughter, choose Daughter).
  • On the left side of the menu that appears, click Select someone in your tree.

Start typing the name of the person you want to connect with and click on it when it appears. Then click Save.

Do you need any Help? Visit our Website, Family Tree Maker Support, or chat with our Experts.

You can Contact our Family Tree Maker Support Number to resolve your issue. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support number is +1-888-257-3335.

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Explore Your Family Tree with Family Tree Analyzer

Family Tree Analyzer

Family Tree Analyzer is a free service that allows users to upload a GEDCOM file. Therefore, it is also known as a GEDCOM Analyzer. You can also check family tree maker horrors, duplicate facts, and gaps in your research. 

Introduction Of Family Tree Analyzer:

Find out more about your family tree using FTAnalyzer, and use the new maps function to see where your ancestors lived and relocated throughout time. Find things that could be improved in your family tree, such as children’s birthdates before a parent. View lists of people not found during census searches, then click their names to initiate an automatic search on sites like Ancestry, Find My Past, FamilySearch, etc., with a tonne more. The Family Tree Analyzer software is straightforward to download on the PC. A GEDCOM file takes less than to finish uploading.

View your Ancestors on a Modern or Historic Map

With the new capabilities in v3.0, you may now display your ancestors on a contemporary map, track their movements throughout their lives, and much more. Thanks to version 3.1, you can now see your ancestors on a Modern OS Map, an Aerial Map, or even a Historic OS map. A built-in OS gazetteer is now supported in version 4.0, making it easier to locate locations.

Mac Users Search For FTAnalyzer On The Mac App Store

The simplest way to install Windows 10 is from the Official Microsoft App Store. If you haven’t disabled this option in the Microsoft App Store app, the application will automatically update whenever a new version is released.

Installation is simple with the Windows Store. After installation, click the link and then Get or Launch to download or launch the application. However, occasionally, the Windows Store has bugs and displays that you own the product even when it isn’t installed. If this occurs, follow these guidelines to resolve the issue.

Drag the shortcut icon start menu to your desktop and add it to your desktop. This article will explain if you are having trouble generating a shortcut icon.

1. Features of FTAnalyzer:-

  • Surnames
  • Locations
  • Errors and fixes
  • Census
  • Facts

2. FTAnalyzer Errors And Fixes 

Users can explore errors and fixes in Family Tree Analyzer. You will see possible mistakes in the Gedcom analyzer file, such as a cross (factual error) or a question (possible error). Here, you have the option of disregarding a particular type of error.

You can ask the system to ignore the errors, such as the birth before a mother was thirteen. Or the birth is more than nine months after the father’s death. There are other errors, too. For example, ‘couples with the surname’ indicates you have not yet found a maiden name for them. They have been listed with their married name at the current.

Tip: The best way to avoid such errors is to remember to follow up on the branches of the tree.

3. Facts About FTAnalyzer

The surnames and locations in the tree section are self-explanatory. However, it does provide an excellent overview, as you can export the data, e.g., onto an Excel spreadsheet, if you want to explore it later.

Census allows you to explore your ancestors. You can flag up your ancestors whose census report is not available. You can have the option to ignore the ancestors beyond a certain age, or you can select a particular census.

  • The dark red indicates that the person is known to have been alive when the census was taken.
  • The paler red color indicates that the person may have been alive.

4. Research Suggestions:

Census suggestions demonstrate that there are many ancestors for whom you may not have recorded any census information. The coloring system will show you that the ancestor was alive at the time of each census. In addition, you can click to find missing information in FamilySearch.

The summary suggestions of the birth, marriage, and death report include the following;

  • A person of marriageable age who has no spouse record
  • A person without a partner is a record who has children
  • The relationship between each person and you is the ‘root.’
  • People with that have an ‘open-ended’ date, e.g., reads ‘before the xx’ or ‘after the xx.’
  • Lost cousins

So, the above information is relevant to guide you with the Family Tree Analyzer. Nevertheless, contact the technicians for further queries at the Family Tree Maker Support Number    +1-888-257-3335.

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Using the New Color Coding Features In Family Tree Maker 2019

Color coding in FTM 2019

Color coding in FTM 2019/2017 Steps:-

  • Open Family Tree Maker software by clicking on the icon on your computer desktop screen.
  • Select the tree you want to work on and the person you want to color code.
  • Click on color coding on the top bar right corner first icon.
  • You have choices to select. For example, if you want to give color to only the current person, you must choose the person. Then, it will provide color to the current person as per your selection of color.
  • If you want to give color to the ancestor and descendant of the select person, you can also do that. This is how you can find out your direct bloodlines.

Color Coding Features in FTM 2019

For the Current Person, choose from a variety of colours. It’s now possible to apply up to eight colours to the current person rather than just one. Select the person you want to highlight from the Tree tab of the People workspace, then click the Color Coding button above the editing panel. Click as many of the eight colours as you need to mark the individual under Current person. Please choose an option by clicking on it.

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Family Tree Maker Chart And Reports in FTM

Family Tree Maker Chart and Reports

Family Tree Maker Chart and Reports is a powerful feature in the Family Tree Maker 2019 genealogy software. It allows users to create a variety of charts and reports based on their family tree data, making it easier to visualize and analyze their genealogy research.

Family Tree Maker Chart and Reports

if you put your family information in Family Tree Maker, you may want to create reports or charts. FTM has many options for users to create charts or reports. All you need to do is go to publish space; from there, you can choose the kind of charts you want to create. 

Family Tree Maker 2019 offers a wide variety of chart and report types, including:

  1. Ancestor charts: Ancestor charts show a person’s ancestors in a pedigree format. They can be customised to show a specific number of generations and can include information.

  2. Descendant charts: Descendant charts show a person’s descendants in a pedigree format. They can be customized to show a specific number of generations and can include information such as names, birth and death dates, and locations.

  3. Fan charts: Fan charts show a person’s ancestors in a circular format, with the person in the centre and their ancestors displayed in a fan-like pattern. They can be customized to show a specific number of generations and can include information such as names, birth and death dates, and locations.

  4. Hourglass charts: Hourglass charts show a person’s ancestors and descendants in a format that resembles an hourglass. They can be customize to show a specific number of generations and can include information such as names, birth and death dates, and locations.

  5. Family group sheets: Family group sheets show detailed information about a family, including the names of family members, birth and death dates, and locations. They can be customize to include additional information, such as occupation, education, and military service.

  6. Narrative reports: Narrative reports provide a written history of a person or family. They can include information such as biographical details, anecdotes, and historical context.

  7. Custom reports: Custom reports allow users to create their own reports based on specific criteria, such as a list of all people in the family tree who served in the military or a list of all ancestors who were born in a particular location.

Creating Charts and Reports

To create a chart or report in Family Tree Maker 2019, users must first select the type of chart or report. They can then customize the chart or report by selecting the data they want to include.

Once the chart or report has been creating, users can save it in a variety of formats, including PDF, HTML, and RTF. They can also print the chart or report or share it with others via email or social media.

Customizing Charts and Reports

Family Tree Maker 2019 allows users to customize their charts and reports in a variety of ways. For example, users can:

  1. Choose the data to include:- Users can select which individuals, events, and other data to include in their chart or report.

  2. Customize the layout:- Users can customize the layout of their chart or report, including the font size and style, color scheme, and background.

  3. Add photos and other media:- Users can include photos, videos, and other media in their charts and reports to make them more visually appealing.

  4. Add notes and comments:- Users can add notes and comments to their charts and reports.

You can also create reports using Family Tree Maker software. Finally, if you want, you can create books about your family history. We have covered all the charts and reports in the FTM software.

Please read our blog, Family tree charts and reports

If you cannot create charts and reports or a book and need help, then call us. We provide expert services that could help you get your genealogy research to the next level. You can contact our family tree maker tech support. You need to call our toll-free number: – +1-888-257-3335

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Connectivity Issues in family tree maker 2017 Mac Version

Connectivity Issues in family tree maker

In this blog, we will talk about Connectivity Issues in Family Tree Maker 2017. Please read the blog for some well-known issues that could stop your Family Tree maker 2017 from connecting to the internet. You will also learn steps to fix this issue. Please follow the steps as described below.

  • Make sure you have not selected an option called “Go Offline”.

    Family Tree Maker Offline

  • Check the date and time of your computer.
  • Firewall status (Your firewall should allow Family Tree Maker connection to the internet so it can have connectivity).
  • Update your operating system so you will not be using an outdated system.

How do you set Family Tree Maker 2017 to go online?

  • Click on Family Tree Maker 2017 to open family Tree maker software.
  • Now click on the file tab to see a few options. Please see if it says, “Go Offline”.
  • Go offline means your software is online. If it says Go Online, that means your software was offline. You can click on Go Online, and your software will be online.
  • Going offline to online will fix your issue, so be sure your family tree is online.

Upgrading the operating system to fix Connectivity Issues in Family Tree Maker 2017

Click on the Apple logo to open the menu. You will find the Apple logo on the very top left corner of your computer screen. Once you click on it, you will see an option to click on software update. Please make sure to log in to your app store. If you are not logged in to the app store, you will not get the option to update your operating system.

Way to check firewall status

Once you click on the Apple logo, you will get options. Click on system preferences. You will see security and privacy. Please click and see if there are any changes made to your firewall. You may need an expert to help you with firewall settings.

Did you upgrade your Family Tree Maker 2017?

You need to check for the upgrade of your Family Tree Maker 2017. If you have not upgraded, you should go to the upgrade centre and upgrade your software. Upgrading your software will fix your Connectivity Issues in the family tree, so please follow the steps.

If none of the steps fixes your issue, please chat or call our Family Tree Maker 2017 Experts. One of our technicians will guide you and fix your problem.

Custom Reports in Family Tree Maker Software

Custom report in Family tree maker

This blog will teach us to create Custom Reports in Family Tree Maker software. If you are trying to create custom reports, follow the blog to get a better idea. 

Family Tree Maker has many default reports, but when a user wants to get a report with burial records or reports for the dead person with cemetery information. They should always use custom reports in Family Tree Maker. Before creating these Custom Reports in Family Tree Maker, you must ensure you have enough information about the person saved in your tree. In this report, you can add as much information as you want to the account.

Please Follow The Steps Below For A Custom Report In Family Tree Maker

  1. Open your Family Tree Maker software.
  2. Select a tree that you want to work with.
  3. Click on Publish.
  4. Please select the person’s report. In addition, you can find custom reports in the person report tab.
  5. You can rename the report. The report title box allows you to change the name of the custom report.
  6. Users can select the background of the report. FTM provides predefined images; users can also add pictures in the background.
  7. You can select the type of report you want. For example, you can select immediate family, extended family, all individuals, or selected individuals.
  8. You can also change the fonts, set the header and footers of your reports, report page set up, and save settings. These tabs are on the top right-hand side of your FTM screen.
  9. Click on create a report.
  10. You can put a name for your report in the report title box.

Note: “Items to include” allows you to access customer information to add what you want to your Custom Reports in Family Tree Maker.

Custom report in Family Tree maker

Please click the icon that the arrow points to in the image above. You will get another window with options to add more facts to your report if you want to.

We have added an image below for an example. You can also add more facts and select fact options for your report.

Facts and other item in the custom report

Custom Reports In FTM FAQ 

Question:- Where does Family Tree Maker save reports?

Answer:- It saves in the FTM folder and can be accessed within the FTM publish space.

Question:- How to Print a report in Family Tree Maker?

Answer:- Once you generate a report, there is a print button in the top right corner. Click the print button to print your report.

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If you need assistance with Custom Reports in Family Tree Maker, you can contact MacKiev or our support line so you can get help. We are excellent support, and we charge for our services. So please chat or call our Family Tree Maker Support Number at +1-888-257-3335.

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What are the uses of family tree maker and why is it useful?

using family tree maker software

In this blog, you learn using family tree maker software. Many of us are interested in knowing more about our family history. Because of this, we tend to look out for sources that will help us get familiar with our distant family members, cousins and our ancestors.

One of the best mediums to find out your family history. Its background and about your ancestors is through a family tree. Genealogy uses the same concept to get familiar with your family members and other close ancestors.

You may now want to learn more about family trees and how they prove to be helpful. This article will provide you with all the information you need.

Using Family Tree Maker

A family tree is a hierarchy which shows all the family members together. Users can find out how families are associated with one another. A family tree can be a great way to help identify people. Especially for the younger generations who have no idea about their relatives and distant members. So it is easier to find out about distant family.

Family Trees are very easy to create. It begins with the head of the family, followed by another member in the right order. The members are then followed by their siblings and so on. It is very helpful and easy to understand.

Using of family tree maker and why it is valid?

Family Trees have a lot of advantages, and a few of them are listed below:

  1. Better understanding of relationships – Family tree makers will help you know about the family members. Who you have never met or even known. This will help one understand the different family relationships and increase the bond with the distant family members.
  2. Sense of identification- You get to know more about where your ancestors came from. Where they lived. You also get to understand your own family history. More importantly, you tend to identify yourself with the family.
  3. Sense of Pride– Getting to know more about your family history brings a sense of pride within an individual. You get to know about the hardships they have faced and how easy our lives are in comparison to theirs. An individual would feel fortunate to come from a family that is so strong and has survived through tough conditions.

If you need help understanding Family Tree Maker and want to see how it works, Please call our support team. So our expert will help you understand family tree maker. Please chat with our  Family Tree maker support and get help from our experts. If you want free service, please use our chat support service. So you can get free service.

You can Contact our Family Tree Maker Support Number to get your issue resolved. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support number is +1-888-257-3335. So you can call for help.

Guide to Trace English Ancestry

Trace English Ancestry

In this blog, you will learn about “How to Trace English Ancestry”. If you need any help, chat with our family tree maker support Experts.

To understand English ancestry, first, understanding available records is a must. The given are the most sought-after records which are vital to the genealogy research.

Birth Records in Trace English Ancestry:-

There are 2 types of certificates – long-form & short-form. The short form only includes the details about the baby. The long form includes the details of the parents. The short form is free to the parents. The long form is a paid one. In case the father of the child is not present at the time of registration, he will not be on birth certificate. He must be available at the time of registration.  The child, in that case, would take the mother’s surname. If the father dies before the birth of the child, his name would written in brackets and child would have his father’s surname.

Baptism Records in Trace English Ancestry:–

It records a lot of valuable information, like the Date of Baptism, name of the person Baptized, parent’s name(s), Surname, Address, and profession.

Adoption Records:–

Adoption records started in 1926 in England. Before 1926, adoptees were found in census records.

Marriage Records:–

The banns of marriage were read three Sundays before the wedding. So, hints available may get confused with the marriage date. For case, the father’s name mentioned on the birth certificate do not necessarily mean the father is mentioned as a biological father. Check witnesses on the certificate and double-check their surnames, as they could be compared to bride or grooms.

Divorce Records:–

Divorce records between 1858 and 1937 are available in the National Archives. Any results before are challenging to find.

Death Records:–

The informant of the death is announced by a close member of the family, like a son, daughter, or spouse. Due to advancements in medicine, it eradicated diseases which proved fatal for our ancestors. However, genetic diseases are interesting to track down.

Probate and Wills:–

When searching for probate record, surname and year of death is a must. Checking for the type of Grant Representation, as not all the probates include will. The wills have important information like names, addresses, relationships, and wealth. Reading the will gives you an understanding of your ancestor’s character and their importance in life.

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Family Tree Maker File – Type and its use!

family tree maker file

In this blog, you will learn about the family tree maker file. Type of FTM files and how to repair them if you get an error.  Despite meeting the system requirement, you may still experience some issues with Family Tree Maker and its files. There are various factors that may affect program functionality. There are many different reasons why your program might have some issues. This article will help identify and resolve some of the program issues.

Type of Family Tree Maker File.

These are the most common files that you will see if you are a Family Tree Maker user.

  1. .FTW
  2. .FBK
  3. .FBC
  4. .FTM
  5. .FTMB

Note: You can create a .ged (Gedcom) file using FTM. FTW, FBK and . FBC are file types of an older version of FTM.

How do you import an older version of the Family Tree Maker file to a newer version of FTM?

Please note you can import version 5 and newer, personal ancestral files, Gedcom files, and Legacy Family Tree.

To import a file, please open the FTM software. Click on Select Tree or import an existing tree. Check the image below.

family tree maker file

 

Click on the button pointed to an error. It will ask you to browse the file. You can now choose the file you want to import to your FTM. Sometimes, it does not show any files in the folder. If you do not see any files, then click on all files. Now, you will be able to see the file in the folder. Please find the image below for reference.

select all files for FTM file

 

How do you repair a damaged FTM file?

Click on the file option, which is on the top left corner, and click on Close. It will close the opened file in the family tree maker. Now click on Tools and click on the compact file. We have detailed information to fix errors in family tree maker files.

Problem: File damage may occur in a family file through the following:

  • Merging unchecked files
  • Improper shut-downs of Family Tree  or Window
  • A virus
  • Inserting damaged data into a file

These can cause a variety of issues with merging, reports, importing/exporting, etc. In order to repair a Family Tree Maker file, please click on the following link for the instructions:

Problem: if you have an error that says “You must be logged on as an administrator”. Please click on the following link for the solution. So you can fix this issue.

How to resolve the “You must be an administrator error”?

Family Tree Maker encountered an Error or Stopped working

Problem:  These two questions- “The Family Tree Maker has encountered an error and needs to close” and “Family Tree Maker has stopped working”- have been known to occur after Family Tree Maker has been uninstalled and then reinstalled, or when a software patch has been installed to your software.

These messages are usually caused by an old or corrupted user configuration file. Click on the link below to resolve the issue

Family Tree Maker encountered an error or stopped working

Family Tree Maker Crashes

If you are having problems with Family Tree Maker continually crashing, click on the link given below

Family Tree Maker Crashes or Closes Unexpectedly

Uninstalling Family Tree Maker

At times, program issues can be solved by simply uninstalling and then reinstalling the Family Tree Maker. Please click the link below for detailed instructions on uninstalling Family Tree Maker.

Uninstalling Family Tree Maker

Manually Uninstalling Family Tree Maker

If you still receive errors even if you have uninstalled and reinstalled the Family Tree Maker program, then you may have to do a manual uninstall. This will remove all aspects of the program from your computer. Click on the link below for the detailed instructions  

Manually Uninstalling Family Tree Maker 2010-2014

NOTE: We recommend reinstalling the programs in the clean boot mode after a manual uninstall. Instruction is in the next section.

Performing a Clean Boot

Problem: When Windows starts up, many basic system processes, antivirus software, system utilities, and other software load as well. These applications and services can sometimes cause interference when installing or running programs.

 Loading your computer in a clean boot can help troubleshoot many of these issues.

For detailed instructions on performing a clean boot, please click on the following link:
How to perform a clean boot of Windows

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Resetting Program Settings to Default in FTM 2017 for Mac

Reset FTM 2017 to default Mac

In this blog, we are going to explain how you will be able to Reset FTM 2017 to default Mac. Please know this blog is only for Mac (apple computers). For Windows computers, please read our other blog. Sometimes, if your program does not work correctly, then you can restore it to default. Please know resetting to default will not cause any data loss.

Resetting your Family Tree Maker for Mac settings

If you are looking forward to learning how to Reset FTM 2017 to default Mac settings as it did not launch correctly, then it might be that you would need to reset the application settings. Well, you need to know that if you reset the application settings in FTM, then it will return all the customized settings to their original, means default values. Therefore, you would need to register again for which you just need to choose ‘Family Tree Maker 2017>Register Family Tree Maker’. After that, you will need to define your preferences once more and to do so, you should choose ‘Family Tree Maker 2017>Preferences’ and then re-import your family tree files.

The following are the steps to Reset FTM 2017 to default Mac; you just have to follow along carefully to get the desired results:

  • You will need to begin by clicking anywhere on your desktop and then click on the ‘Go’ menu that is right at the top of the screen.

  • Next, you would need to hold down the ‘Option’ key – you should now see the ‘Library’ item appearing in the list of folders right in the ‘Go’ menu; you just need to click on it.
  • And now, in the ‘Library’ folder that opens on your screen right in the ‘Finder’ section, you just need to go to the ‘Preferences’ folder and locate the com. mackiev.FamilyTreeMaker2017.plist file, drag it to the ‘Trash’ and then just empty the ‘Trash’.

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  • After doing so, you will need to restart your Mac and then launch the Family Tree Maker.

NOTE: You need not worry, as the data contained in your family tree files will not be affected at all. Nevertheless, when the settings are restore to defaults, no family trees will be shown in your list of trees on the ‘Plan workspace’. However, there is nothing to be worried about – the family trees were not delete from your computer; you can get them back by re-opening your tree files in the application.

When you have finished resetting the program settings to default, you just need to go to the ‘File’ menu and click on the ‘Open’ button. After this, you just have to select the tree file that you are searching for. You must remember that you would need to do this step for each tree that you want to show in the list of trees.

By now, you should all done reading the above-given information and steps; we hope that this blog is helpful to you, and now you can easily reset the program settings to default in FTM 2017 for Mac. However, if any time you feel that you still require assistance regarding the same, then you can always get in touch with Family Tree Maker customer support. The team of dedicated technicians will indeed be available right away to guide you through the needful. If you need premium technician service, then please chat with our Family Tree Maker support Experts to get help.

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Fixing Broken Media Links In Family Tree Maker 2019

Fix Broken media links in FTM

In this Addition, We will discuss how to Fix Broken Media Links In FTM 2019. Unfortunately, sometimes your media is not found in a tree. This is why we have explained how to find missing media and re-link them to your FTM.

Fix Broken Media Links In FTM 2019

Cause 1:- You had a picture, and you uploaded it to a personal record in the family tree maker. Later you delete that media from your computer. So now your family tree maker app can not find that picture on your computer. 

It is one of the reasons. Family tree makers will not be able to find that media. Since the item is unavailable in the region, you face Broken media in the Family Tree Maker issue. 

Cause 2:– You had a picture on an external hard disk. Either the hard disk is removed or corrupted, and now the family tree maker cannot find media.

How To Fix Broken Media Links In Family Tree Maker:- 

You can always try to search for a media file using the second option. “Let Family Tree Maker Search for this file”. This option will try to search for the media file by itself. If you know the file location, you can always choose the first option and the media.

Note: If Family Tree Maker finds the media file, it will re-link your media by itself.

Suppose you deleted your images. You should find the media and store it in the exact location. Then, search media again and select the file you have saved. FTM will re-link your media file again. 

These steps will fix your media broken link problem. Please chat with our family tree maker technician if it does not work. So our technician can help you resolve this issue. We hope you are satisfied with the solution to  Fixing Broken media links in FTM 2019. But if not, then you must contact the technicians provided.

We will fix your issues remotely and are available 24×7 on-demand service. Please Live Chat or Call our Family Tree Maker Support Number at +1-888-257-3335.

FAQ

Question:- How do you find unlinked media in Family Tree Maker?

Answer:- Please go to our find missing media page to learn. Here, you will learn to find missing media.

Question:- How do I recover my Family Tree Maker files?

Answer:- There are multiple ways to recover the family tree maker files. You should call our support team to get answers if you lost your family tree maker files.

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Family tree maker software VS other genealogy software!

Family tree maker software

Well, we already are aware that Family Tree Maker Software is one of the most loved genealogy software programs. With every year, it has made things more accessible than ever for its users to discover their family story, preserve their legacy, and share unique heritage. Furthermore, if you are just new to family history, then you would surely appreciate this intuitive program as it lets you quickly grow your family tree with simple navigation, tree-building tools and integrated Web searching.

Moreover, if you are an expert already, then you can just dive straight into the advanced features, options for managing data, and a wide variety of charts and reports. You can be assured that you will enjoy a family history that you and your family can treasure for many years to come.

What’s New In Family Tree Maker Software

Do you know that it has been 30 years since Family Tree Maker Software was born? Here, you will be introduced to a new edition that will take this grand old brand to the place of its original creators. With this new version, you should know that any change you make to your tree, whether on a Mac or PC, can be instantly and automatically viewed from any smartphone or tablet. You also get to turn on back time so that you can erase any errors that you made a thousand changes again.

In addition, you can even arrange for your tree to be passed on to a relative of your choice along with your FTM license, which helps to make sure that your legacy lives on to the next generations as well. However, this is not all that Family Tree Maker 2019 offers; you must read along to know more…

Hints in the Index – You get lots of news, which starts with the ability to download an entire branch from a FamilySearch tree into FTM 2019. However, the big news is that upgrading to FTM 2019 will get users hints link to more than 6 billion online FamilySearch historical records. This is a unique source of records for FTM users, and the best thing is that it’s free.

Profile Picture Perfection – you can easily clean up the look of your tree using the new profile picture cropping tool. Innovative technology helps to detect the person’s face, zooms in just the right amount, and then crop a perfect square so that the picture fits perfectly on each leaf of the tree. But guess what? The original photo does not touch one bit.

New Features In FTM 2019 Program

‘Turn Back Time’ – now, this feature would be worth the whole upgrade. Do you know that FTM 2019 tracks every one of your last ‘Thousand’ changes? Well, yes, if you made a mistake three days ago, but your last full backup is only three weeks old.

Then you need not worry as you just need to roll back to where the mistake was made with only one single click. After which, you should use the comprehensive ‘Changes Log’ so that you can restore the moves that you meant to make; that’s it.

TreeVault Cloud Services – You should know that with TreeVault, FTM is no longer an isolated desktop application, as now it is instead a hub of a growing ecosystem of mobile apps and cloud services. You can view changes in your FTM tree in real-time on your smartphone or tablet.

You even get to know what the weather was like the day your grandfather was born. So, you can relax and sleep better knowing that there is an up-to-date copy of your tree that is securely kept away in the cloud, which can be pass on to the next generation someday.

TOP FEATURES

Album WALK Media Player – this feature will change the way your family preserves their memories of being contain in old photo albums. Here, you have interactive talking photos with embedded Sound Spot recordings for individuals in the pictures that can be play back as a mini-documentary in the FTM media centre.

Rich Color Coding – you will find that this is one of the most frequent requests from genealogists who are using Family Tree Maker colour coding. It is for ‘RICH Color Coding and now just coding the home person’s ancestors but each ancestor’s descendant also. And having the FTM 2019 makes it so much easier, as you can get the rich colour coding with only one click.

Photo Darkroom – the topmost elegant, simple editing tool; it is powerful but also easy to use. With only a few clicks, you can easily take an old photo that faded beyond recognition and restore it to look just like the day it was print; how cool can this be, right?

Charts & Reports – Here, you get to view and share your discoveries with a variety of colourful family tree charts, like pedigree, descendants, bowtie, and fan charts, as well as create reports that will provide a snapshot of your family tree and help you with planning what to research next.

Additionally, more options and views allow you to display an individual’s ancestors, spouses, and children together. Moreover, the ‘Index of Individuals Report’ has also been expanding, which has options for anniversaries, birthdays, contact lists and much more.

Download the Family Tree Maker 2019 Program

Organize media with ease – You can easily illustrate your family story with photos, historical records and audio and video files. This is because the easy-to-use tool in FTM helps to manage your media files faster than before, and you can add photos directly from iPhoto, scan images directly into your tree, and create unique slideshows.

Put your ancestors on the map – with this feature, you can access interactive street and satellite maps so that you can view essential locations in your ancestors’ lives as well as track your family’s migration paths.

The Companion Guide – if you do not have this guide, then it would be great if you purchased it. In this guide, We offer a step-by-step tour of the FTM program and everything you need you can accomplish with it. Furthermore, you can even use the free digital PDF guide that comes with the product itself, or you could order a 325-page full-color printed guide from FTM’s Gift Collection.

Conclusion:-

We genuinely hope that you enjoy reading this blog as we have provided you with every vital detail required so that you can know all about Family Tree Maker 2019. Nevertheless, if you need any further assistance or have some related queries, please feel free to contact the Family Tree Maker Support Number at +1-888-257-3335. And the team of well-skilled professionals will assist you in no time.

However, overall, Family Tree Maker is great for users who like to create attractive family tree wall charts. It is really easy to handle, too. It has a lot of advantages and has far better features in comparison to other genealogy software.

How to Install Family Tree Maker 2019?

Install Family tree maker 2019

Do you want to use Family Tree Maker software and want to install it on your system? In this post, we will tell you how to install Family Tree Maker 2019 software. The Basic requirements for installing Family Tree Maker 2019 software on a Windows computer or Mac computer are given below.

The user has to have a Windows or Mac computer. Family Tree Maker cannot be installed on the mentioned devices.

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Chromebook
  • Tablet
  • Ubuntu OS

A user can view Family Tree Maker 2019 if the user has internet on a smart device.

Steps to Install Family Tree Maker 2019

  1. Installing using the downloadable link.
  2. Click on the link provided by MacKiev.

If a user is using a Chrome browser, then they will get a clickable file downloaded from the left-hand side bottom corner of ftm2019.exe. As soon as you click on FTM2019.exe, it asks the user to click on the run and then yes to make changes in Windows. Following this step will result in installing Family Tree Maker software on Windows devices.

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Follow these steps to install Family Tree Maker on a Mac computer

Please click on the downloadable link sent by MacKiev.

If you are using Google Chrome, then a file will be downloaded at the bottom of your computer screen. Please click FTM2019.exe. As soon as you double-click on it, it will ask you to run (In Mac, it will ask you to open). Click on yes, and your software will be installed.

Once it is installed, it will ask you to register yourself. Please follow the on-screen instructions to register.

If you have an account with ancestry, then you should log in to your ancestry account in Family Tree Maker, or you can sign up. If you do not wish to keep an ancestry account, then click on Remind me later.

Please do the same process for FamilySearch. FamilySearch is a service by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. FamilySearch provides genealogical information for free to its users. If you do not have an account and want to use this service, please sign up and activate your account.

What if you are using Firefox or Safari?

As soon as you click on the link, a file will be downloaded in your Safari and Firefox. Below the image, you can find it on your Safari or Firefox right-hand top corner. Click the icon pointed out in this image and run/open the executable file to install Family Tree Maker software from MacKiev.

How to Uninstall Family Tree Maker software from your computer?

For Windows users:-

Press and hold the Windows key and press the R key. You will get a run window popup. Type appwiz. Cpl in the box and press the enter key.

You will see a list of programs with the manufacturer and date of installation. Select Family Tree Maker and click on uninstall. This will remove your family tree maker from your Windows computer, but your family tree maker data will still be on your PC.

For Mac users:-

Click on the finder, which should be in the left-hand bottom corner of your screen. Please click on the application, right-click on Family Tree maker software and then click on Move to the Bin. This will remove your Family Tree Maker software from your Mac, but your data will still be saved on your hard disk.

Note– Removing Family Tree Maker software from your PC will not remove your data.

So, after this post, you are now able to install Family Tree Maker software on your PC or MAC. Even after this, if you face any issues, then you can call the family tree maker support number at any time.

Please contact our Family Tree Maker Support Number to get instant support. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support number is +1-888-257-3335. So you can call for help.

Best Version Of FTM For Yourself?

Best Version Of FTM

In Addition, We will discuss the Best Version Of FTM. If you are creating a Family Tree Maker tree, you will have a primary or ‘home’ person. The ‘home’ person would be the first person who has entered your tree, and if you happen to be creating a family tree, the home person is most likely you.

However, if you’re working on a specific family or branch of your tree, you may want to switch the home person and make someone in that ancestral line the home person.

However, you do not have to worry. There are several ways to assign a new home person.

Changing The Home Person On The People Workspace Best Version Of FTM

  • Click the People button on the main toolbar and then click the Family tab.
  • Select the individual to be the home person in the Index, pedigree view or family group view
  • Right-click the individual and choose Set As Home Person.

The individual you’ve selected will now become the new home person and will not be changed until you manually select a new one.

Changing The Home Person On The Plan Workspace

  • Click the Plan button on the main toolbar and then click the Current Tree tab. At the top of the window, you’ll see the name of the home person.
  • Move the mouse over the words “Home Person” until a button appears.      
  • Click Home Person. The Index of Individuals window opens.
  • Select the individual you want to be the home person and click OK.

This individual will now become the new home person and remain the home person until you manually select a new one.

We are Provide Support for Family Tree Maker Software. If you need any help, chat with our Experts.

You can Contact our Family Tree Maker Support Number to get your issue resolved. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support number is +1-888-257-3335

. So you can call for help.

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Charting Companion on Mac – Family Tree Maker Support Center

Charting Companion on Mac

Whether your database holds a handful of people or thousands, Charting Companion for Mac gives you the tools to quickly find individuals, view their family information, and navigate through their tree.

The given are steps to activate and use Family Tree Maker Charting Companion on a Mac computer

  • If you are a Family Tree Maker user, in the FTM menu, click on “Tools Charting Companion”.
  • For all other genealogy programs, click on the Charting Companion on the Mac menu: “File Open”.
  • Browse to your file. If you cannot find your file, click on “Scan disk”, and Charting Companion for Mac will find all your genealogy files.
  • Find a person. Click on the Name List icon or click on the menu “View Name List”.
  • Enter a surname and optionally a given name, click on “Go to” and “View”.
  • Create a chart
  • Charting Companion on Mac: Click on “Charts & Reports Ancestor Fan chart”, for example, then click on “Preview”.
  • Print or Publish the chart. After reviewing the chart, click on the Printer icon, then Publish or Print.
  • Choose the file type in the drop-down list.

You can create the following reports with Charting Companion on Mac:

Family Reports

  1. Family Group Record Printed version of family group view in LDS format.
  2. Standard Family Group: A variable format that will print all user-defined events.
  3. Kinship Print all relatives of an individual with their relationship(s).
  4. Hourglass Chart – A box chart that prints both ancestors and descendants of an individual.
  5. Trellis Chart – A chart that shows everyone in your family.
  6. Dandelion Chart – A chart that shows everyone in your family

Ancestor Reports

  1. Pedigree Chart Traditional LDS pedigree chart of an individual’s ancestors.
  2. Ancestor Chart: A box chart of an individual’s ancestors, with an optional variation to include siblings.
  3. Ancestor Fan Chart: A unique “fan” presentation of an individual’s ancestors. You can also print a full-circle or quarter-circle chart.
  4. Bowtie Chart: A box chart showing an individual’s paternal line (ancestors) to the left and the maternal line to the right.
  5. Ancestor Book An individual’s ancestors are prepared in a book format together with an index. Different from the other charts and reports, the Ancestor Book is an output directly to your word processor for further editing and printing.

Descendant reports

  1. Descendant Chart: A box chart of an individual’s descendants. Choose from top to bottom or left-to-right formats.
  2. Descendant Fan Chart: A unique “fan” presentation of an individual’s descendants. You can also print a full-circle or quarter-circle chart.
  3. Outline Descendant: An outline report of an individual’s descendants indented by generation. This is a useful summary report because only one line per person prints out.
  4. Descendant Book: An individual’s descendants are prepared in a book format together with an index. Like the Ancestor Book, the Descendant Book is the outcome directly to your word processor for further editing and printing

Charting Companion for Mac allows you to print your chart or reports on any size of paper. You can create large charts by building a of pages together or by printing on a large-scale plotter.

You can print charts and reports on MacOS-compatible printers, including inkjet, laser, and even dot matrix printers. The Fan chart has unique requirements that are available only on laser and inkjet printers.

Note:- Upgrade your old version of Family Tree Maker software because Charting Companion works with the latest version of Family Tree Maker 2019 software.

The Descendant and Ancestor books are the output to the word processor of your choice, like WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, Open Office, Lotus Ami Pro, and Microsoft WordPad. From there, you can perform added editing, such as adding graphics to your report before printing.

In addition, Charting Companion on Mac allows you to preview your charts in reports before you print them, allowing you to save on printing costs. Fast “go to”, and search functions are also helping in finding individual records easier. This is especially useful for large files.

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You can Contact our Family Tree Maker Support Number to get your issue resolved. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support number is +1-888-257-3335. So you can call for help.

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How do I begin Research My Family History?

Research My Family History

These are a few valuable tips for searching family history without any trouble. Firstly The experts with us provide useful tips to start your family search and help uncover frequently asked questions while searching for the family history.

Start with your family members – 

Your immediate family holds the necessary information to start the family history research. The evidence that our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, and cousins hold is the key to exploring our family tree. Those vital inputs include nicknames, places they lived, birth, marriage, and death dates, their occupations, and other important clues.

Check family Scrapbooks –

The scrapbooks found in the family contain a lot of pertinent information about your family history. This helps in family history research for Example It may have information related to school records, family bibles, diaries and letters, old photographs, etc.

Basics are essential. Research My Family History –

Initial research coupled with the analysis results in accomplishing success. The available data would not be valid until not analyzed. So, analysis is a vital component in filtering valid and invalid information.

Create an online tree –

To organize the result that you have analyzed, you must create an online tree. It is important to keep your research and records organized, But as you try to find more valuable information. On the online tree, enter specific details while you look for more from your sources.

Research My Family History the U.S. census-

Firstly, The U.S. Federal Census is the largest when it comes to searching for family history. It serves as the verified information centre to check your family tree. You can trace your ancestors from the 1940 US Census, to record their names, ages, birthplaces, immigration details, occupations, and residences.

Above all, These tips help to research your family tree with ease and free from errors. If you Need any Help you can visit our website Family Tree Maker Support or get instant support you can call us at our toll-free Number: +1-888-257-3335.

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Install Family Tree Maker 2019 on New Computer

Install FTM On New Computer

In addition, you will get to know how you can Install FTM On New Computer. The given is the list of steps process to download for a new machine.

Visit the official Mackiev website to Install FTM On a New Computer

Firstly, When you pull up the above website, you will see the banner for FTM 2019. Click on the tab “Buy now”. But The follow-up page will ask you for your country.

Secondly, There are two options to select from. One is “United States” and the other one is “rest of the world”. Choose the option accordingly.

Install FTM On the New Computer. Please Follow these Steps:- 

1. Online download/ CD-DVD/USB option

However, As per your preference, you can buy an online version, CD-DVD or USB. After clicking on the choice of FTM 2019 version, you can click on next.

Make sure you check the prices before buying it. Usually, for CD-DVD and USB versions, you pay the extra cost plus shipping and handling charges.

2. Family Pack in Download FTM 2019:- 

Genealogy is all about family history. Without the family members, it would be a bit of an arduous task to research.

So, buying a family pack and giving it to your family to help you with the research would prove beneficial. But This page lets you buy the family pack, which enables up to 3 users to use it.

3. Tree Vault in Download FTM 2019:-

The next page is for choosing the new Tree Vault service. This is a new feature added to the new Family Tree Maker 2019. It allows you to create an online backup of your tree. You can purchase the Tree Vault service on a yearly subscription with a nominal fee.

4. Add-ons:- 

There are a couple of add-ons available on the forthcoming pages, like a companion guide, charting companion, Family Book Creator, coffee cups, etc. You can skip buying these add-ons and continue to order the FTM 2019.

5. Order page:- 

Here is the final page to order the Family Tree Maker 2019. On this page, you must fill in the name, address, and email and click on the next page to complete the payment.

If you need any help, you can visit our website, Family Tree Maker Support, or you can Chat with our FTM Experts.

You can Contact our Family Tree Maker Support Number to get your issue resolved. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support number is +1-888-257-3335. So you can call for help.