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.FTW File Extension

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File TypeFamily Tree Maker File

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CategoryData Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


File created by Family Tree Maker, a genealogy tracing program; contains family tree data used by Family Tree Maker, a genealogy program that allows you to build and share your family tree with others; also contains user settings and other information.

More Information

To create the FTW file, simply select File → Save As..., name the file, verify that the selected file type is FTW, choose the save location, and click Save.

NOTE: Family Tree Maker was originally developed by MyFamily.com. It is now available through Ancestry.com, which is part of the Generations Network.

Programs that open FTW files
Updated 11/15/2013

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