Family Tree Maker is family history record keeping software that is made to be operated on both
Mac and Windows. The users are enabled to keep the track of their family related information
gathered and collected through research and is recorded as reports, charts, and books based
on that information. The original founder is Kenneth Hess of Banner Blue Software created, later
purchased by Broderbund in 1995. It was owned by The Learning Company, Mattel, and others
before being acquired by its current owner.
The Software gained popularity among the users that Family Tree Maker Version was
recognised by a Codie award in the "Best Consumer Productivity Solution" category in 2006.
Family Tree Maker
Discover Your Family Story With Family Tree Maker!
The available version with the FTM users is FTM 2019 functioning for both Mac and Windows.
The release year of FTM Software is 1989 and it’s been almost more than thirty years since
then. Today, FTM stands as the World’s Favourite Genealogy Software. FTM is making it much
easier than ever before to discover your family history, preserve your legacy, and share your
This software is still a sensation because of its user-friendly feature that allows the user to easily
build your family history with simple navigation, tree-building tools, and built-in Web searching.
With time, Family Tree Maker has been updated with advanced features to bring creativity and
innovation to traditional data management systems by providing options to choose from a wide
range of charts and reports. This is becoming an advanced age legacy for the people which
they can keep and preserve their treasure of family history to cherish for many years. And, pass
on to the coming generation as legacy.
Family Tree Maker Features
Why are people preferring Family Tree Maker?
The FTM features in providing quick and easy building of Family Tree which one can easily
access in the form of family history timelines and interactive maps.
One is able to gather hints from Ancestry and FamilySearch and allow single click sync with
These are the basic features of Family Tree Maker. The ongoing version of FTM 2019 got
launched with cool and interesting features that made FTM to be first choice by the users when
it comes to logging and preserving their family history digitally.
The Family Tree Maker originated nearly thirty years ago and from then to now, it is its new
updated edition that resulted in the update of this old but grand brand into an advanced one that
only original creators must have ever imagined about.
The prime feature of FTM 2019 that has gained popularity is that it allows synchronisation of
multiple devices in which you are logged in your FTM Account. If you make changes in your
Tree on your system or MAC, then in an instant it will automatically appear on your smartphone
or tab. Another plus addition is that now you are allowed to alter changes to the information that
has been entered in FTM even thousand years ago to rectify mistakes. This can be easily
passed on to any family member or relative of your choice by giving them a Family Tree Maker
license to make sure that your legacy is present in the real world.
Exclusive Features of Family Tree Maker 2019
Hints in the Index
The users can easily import the entire branch into FTM 2019. It grants the user hints linked to
over six billion online accessible FamilySearch historical records. A one-of-a-kind new source of
records for Family Tree Maker users — this is available for completely free.
Profile Picture Perfection
FTM has introduced a new profile feature with which you can use the tool to crop the picture,
and even enhance the appearance of your family tree. The smart technology inbuilt of the
software detects the persons face and automatically zooms in to provide a perfectly cropped
square picture that fits on each leaf of the family tree perfectly. The best aspect of this profile
picture perfection is that the original picture remains unaltered, no alteration is made to it in
terms of look.
Turn Back Time
The FTM 2019 comes with an upgrade through which you can keep track of all the changes that
have been made even thousand years ago. With a single click one can go back to the point
where Aaron was made while recording the information. Then accordingly using the extensive
changes log one can restore or undo the changes the intent to make.
TreeVault Cloud Services
FTM Online developed itself to turn into a complete ecosystem from being an isolated desktop
app. In real time one can view changes on any system or device they have logged in. Every info
and change made is saved in the cloud that can be easily passed onto the next gen as legacy.
AlbumWalk Media Player
This enriches your family history record experience which is done by adding interactive talking
photos with embedded SoundSpot. It is like a personalised and mini documentary that can be
played anytime by anyone having the access.