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Learn How To Transfer Family Tree Maker To New Computer

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Last updated on July 26th, 2022 at 08:13 am

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Hello there, we hope you are doing well. Welcome to the family tree maker support new post, transfer family tree maker to a new computer. If you bought a new computer and now you want to transfer Family Tree Maker Software 2019 to a new computer then first you need to download family tree maker software on your computer.

Note: If you want to use a family tree maker for more than one computer then you have to purchase its family pack.

In this post, we will tell you the best way to transfer the family tree maker 2019 to the new computer. The best thing in moving FTM 2019 to the new computer is that the original file is not affected. So if you want to move FTM 2019 to a new computer then read this post.

Steps To Transfer FTM 2019 To A New Computer

Follow the given steps for moving a family tree to a new computer.

Export Tree File

First, open family tree maker 2019 on your computer or laptop.

  1. Click on the file menu and select Export from the toolbar.
  2. You can choose the entire file or an individual’s file from the export file window.
  3. Select the output format.
  4. Review once when you select the output format.
  5. After that choose a location to save the file on your operating system or external hard drive.
  6. You can also change the file name if you want.
  7. Click on the Save button to finish.

Transfer Family Tree Maker 2019 To New Computer

Once you take a backup file then it’s time to transfer the family tree maker to a new computer. You can easily move a family tree maker file from one computer to another with a flash drive, CD/Dvd. Please make sure that you have installed FTM 2019 on your both computers.

Select the file from the USB drive and copy it into a new computer. Once the file is copied to the computer, you will need to restore it to the family tree maker. Select Computer from the Start menu, you will find your USB flash drive. Double click on the drive to open it.

Find the icon and copy it from your flash drive. Right-click on the computer’s empty space and select the paste option. Your family tree maker transferred into your new computer.

Restoring The Tree Files

Follow the given steps to restore the FTM files.

  1. Select the restore option from the file menu.
  2. When you click the restore option it will ask you the backup file location.
  3. Double click on the backup file to run.
  4. The file will be restored successfully.

At The Bottom

Family tree maker 2019 software has a huge number of customers. It is a very popular genealogy software. If you need any support regarding genealogy software then you can contact family tree maker support.

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