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?
- 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.
- FamilySearch – The browsing issue in FamilySearch has been addressed and fixed.
- 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.
- 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.
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.