.FTM File Extension

File Type:
Family Tree Maker for DOS File

Having trouble opening .ftm extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ftm files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ftm files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a FTM file?

Ftm file extension has Family Tree Maker for DOS file type, developed by Ancestry.com, which is associated with the "data files" category.

DOS version of Family Tree Maker is responsible for creating files with this extension. It is an older version of the program designed for creating family trees. FTM files store genealogy information that can be visualized as a family tree. The Windows-based version of Family Tree Makes uses the .FTW format to save family trees.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ftm file icon
File Type:
Family Tree Maker for DOS File
Data Files

How to open FTM file?

Double click the ftm file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ftm extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ftm extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ftm file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open FTM files

  • Windows Windows
    • Ancestry.com Family Tree Maker for DOS Ancestry.com Family Tree Maker for DOS

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ftm file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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