Free Update 24.2.2 for FTM 2019

free update 24.2.2 for ftm 2019

It has been a few months since you could not sync your tree from Family Tree Maker 2019 to ancestry. MacKiev has released a free update, 24.2.2, for FTM 2019, which will fix the orange weather report and stability of Family Tree Maker 2019. The update will also resolve the sign-in issue with MacOS.

Free Update 24.2.2 for FTM 2019

Who should get this update?

This is an essential update for all Family Tree Maker 2019 users. If you update your FTM to version 24.2.2 (Build 560), you may be able to sync with ancestry. This update is not available for any other older version.

There are a few things that you should keep note of

You should make sure that you have FTM2019 installed. Take a complete backup of your tree before you update FTM2019. Please make sure to compact your tree and search for missing media.

Call our Customer Service team to get your software updated.

Our highly qualified team can help you download and install the software. Call us at our toll-free +1-888-257-3335 for instant help. You can also Live Chat with our representative or email us at

How do I get the Free Update 24.2.2 for FTM 2019 updater software?

  1. You should check your emails, and you may get a link to download the updater to help you update the software. Please note that MacKiev will only send this email to registered email addresses.
  2. Open Family Tree Maker 2019: Click on the help tab and then click on check for updates and upgrades. You will get an option to download the software. Follow the on-screen instructions to download the updater.
  3. Please go to and type family tree maker 2019 update center, click on the free update link, and then fill in your information to get the update.

How do you download and install the FTM2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560)?

Once you follow one of the above instructions, you will get a link to download the software, either for Windows or macOS. I will try to explain both operating systems.

How do you install FTM2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560) in Windows?

If you have received an email to download the updater, you can click the link and download the FTM2019Updater05.exe. Once downloaded, go to your download folder and double-left-click on FTM2019Updater05.exe. You will get a prompt from Windows asking if you like to install the app. Please check the reference image below.

free update 24.2.2 for ftm 2019

Once you click on Yes, you will get another prompt. Please see the image below for reference.

free update 24.2.2 for ftm 2019

As you can see, you have three choices here. You can learn how to back up by clicking the Learn How to Backup tab. If you know how to back up your tree, click Yes, Backups Mode. You know to back up your tree, but you still need to take it back up, then click Not Yet. Only your software will get installed once you click on yes backup mode.

Note – If you do not have Visual C++ in your windows, you may need to install it. Please see the image below.

update 24.2.2 for ftm 2019

Once you click on continue to install Visual C++, another window will appear where you can download Visual C++. As soon as you install it, you can update Family Tree Maker 2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560).

free update 24.2.2 for ftm 2019

Click on Install to start the installation process to update Family Tree Maker 2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560).

family tree maker new update

Now click Finish to complete the update. You must reboot your computer to apply the changes to Family Tree Maker 2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560).

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Once you restart the computer, you will get the green-orange weather report. Now, you can sync your tree to ancestry.

How do you install FTM2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560) in MacOS?

Go to your download folder, double-click on FTM2019Updater05.dmg, and open it.


Follow the online instructions and click on Continue to install the software.


The next screen will ask whether you are in backup mode. If you are in backup mode, click yes to install the software or backup your tree files.


Once you click Yes, Backups mode, you will get another window asking permission to install the software.


As soon as you click on agree, it will take you to another screen where it will ask for your password or touch ID. Your Family Tree Maker 2019 update to version 24.2.2 will be installed, and now you can sync your tree to ancestry.

FAQ: Family Tree Maker 2019 update – Version 24.2.2 (Build 560)

Question:– I tried downloading the updater, but I still have orange weather; what should I do?

Answer – Just downloading the updater will not fix the issue. Please install the software.

Question:- Can I get help from

Answer – Yes, please call us at +1-888-257-3335, and we will help you update to Family Tree Maker 2019 Version 24.2.2 (Build 560).

Question:- Do I need to pay for the software update?

Answer:- No, it is free from MacKiev.

Question – I have an older version of Family Tree Maker. Will I need this update?

Answer:- No, this update is only for those who use Family Tree Maker 2019.

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What’s New in the FTM 2019 24.2 Update

FTM 2019 New Update 24.2

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 on the 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 the version mentioned below, 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 the 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 do I 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 instructions 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 at Family Tree Maker Support to get your issue resolved. We provide phone support 24×7. The Family Tree Maker Support Number is +1-888-257-3335. You can also use our live chat support service from our site.

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How To Fix FTM 2019 Crashes Issue After 24.2 Update?

FTM 2019 crashes after the 24.2 update

If you are encountering some issues while resolving FTM 2019 crashes trouble after the 24.2 updates, then you must go through this content. Here, you will find the simple steps for resolving FTM 2019 crashes trouble after the 24.2 updates. So, move ahead, and in case of any difficulties, feel free to reach the technician for quick help and guidelines.

FTM 2019 Crashes After The 24.2 Update

To resolve FTM 2019 crashes trouble after the 24.2 updates, follow the steps as follows:

Step 1:- You must first download FTM 2019 entirely from the centre instantly. To do so, follow the steps as follows:

  • You must first move ahead to the official website of MacKiev.
  • After doing so, you must select the family tree maker software instantly from the menu bar.
  • You must then go to the new page, and then there; you will find a buy now button on that respective page.
  • Go to that respective button, and then it will ask you about your nation.
  • You must then go to the family tree maker from the drop-down menu instantly.
  • Finally, you will see three options there: Get it Now! DVD + Download, USB + Get it now!
  • You must choose anyone depending on your preference and then go to the next button instantly.
  • After that, you need to go to the next option and then, finally, follow the on-screen prompts immediately to download it on your respective device.

Step 2:-  You must then uninstall the Family Tree Maker 2019 from your system instantly.

Step 3 :- After doing so, you must then reinstall the Family Tree Maker 2019 on your respective device.

Note: In full FTM 2019 from the replacement centre, the 24.2 updates have been included, so you don’t require any kind of update. Thus, after installing it, the issues of crashing will be resolved quickly.

Thus, after following the above steps, you can immediately resolve FTM 2019 crashes trouble after the 24.2 update.

Need some help?

If something is bothering you related to FTM 2019 crash issues, then you need to quickly contact the Family Tree Maker Experts on the helpline Number +1-888-257-3335. The experts are always there to guide you, so without wasting any more time here and there, reach the experts right away for instant guidelines as well as solutions.

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