03 Aug, 2021

Family tree maker 2019 is a geology software where a user can build a family tree. The family tree maker 2019 software is the upgrade of the software and belongs to Mackiev. The origination of the family tree maker software started from Ancestry, later in 2016 Ancestry sold the copyright of the software to the Mackiev. 

However, the family tree maker data still integrate with Ancestry. The users of family tree maker have to upload their tree with Ancestry.com. With the update of the software, if you are using any version of the software, users need to upgrade to ftm 2019 software to operate the software and to use it with ancestry.com.


Release Date of Family Tree Maker 2019

Family tree maker 2019 is the latest version of the software released on 29 Sep 2019. The software has many advanced features that will help users to build family trees more easily and beautifully. If you love to keep information about your ancestors then you can use the family tree maker 2019.


How to Download Family Tree Maker 2019?

If you are the existing user of the software then you need to upgrade to ftm 2019. You can ask for the upgrade link through which you can upgrade the family tree maker 2019. The ftm 2019 software is available for both mac and windows users.

For new users, they need to download the ftm 2019 software from the Mackiev.com website. Here is the process to download family tree maker 2019 software.

Step 1: Open the Mackiev.com website.

Step2: In the top menu section “click” on family tree maker.

Step 3: A new page will open. You will see a buy now the option of the page. Click on it. 

Step 4: Now, users will be asked to select the country. 

Step 5: On the new page users will see a list. On the top of the list click on family tree maker.

Step 6: Users will see three options on their screen. They are as follows:

  • Download (ftm 2019 for mac & windows )
  • Download+DVD (ftm 2019 for mac & windows )
  • USB+ Download (ftm 2019 for mac & windows )

Note: On the bottom of the page you can see a note which says that you will receive the family tree maker 2019 download link on your email.

Choose one of the options and click on next.

Step 7: In this step, users can choose the family pack if they wish. the family pack in the family tree maker 2019 software allows users to use the ftm 2019 software on multiple computers. It will cost you $20. Users just need to purchase a single license key and use the software on three devices.

Step 8: In this step, users can see the option of tree vault on the screen. It is an additional free service provided to the ftm 2019 users. It is a one-year free service and after one year if the user love to continue this service then it will cost $1.99/month. Through tree vault service users can operate the tree from their smartphones. Here is the list of the additional features provided by tree vault.

Emergency tree restores service:  This feature in the tree vault helps users to keep the backup of the tree. In case if the user lost the tree due to a hard drive crash or any other reason then it can be restored from the emergency tree restore service.

Family tree maker connects: It is a mobile app through which users can monitor their ftm 2019 even their computer system is off. (iPad, iPhone and Android phone users can use this app available on respective play store )

Historical weather: Remembering dates are considered boring. With the historical weather feature in tree vault, users can easily manage the events and dates.

Next of kin: This feature allows users to make a will through which users can pass on the family tree to anyone. It contains the research records, passcodes and the license of the family tree maker which will be passed on to the successor.

Step 9:  In this step, users will see an ftm 2019 companion guide. This guide contains all the information on how to use the family tree maker 2019 software. It will cost users only $24. If you wish then you can add the ftm 2019 companion guide to the cart. It is available in traditional as well as in a spiral format for both mac & windows.

Step 10:  Here, users will see bootstrap by ken Hess. In this book, users can read the compete for the story of a family tree maker. The book will cost $19 for users.

Step 11: Now, users will see charting companion 7. Through charting companion, 7 users can build charts and color coding more easily. Here is the list of the features users will get with charting companion 7.

  • DNA Matrix: The DNA matrix shows how the DNA is distributed among the family members.
  • DNA Simulation: This feature in DNA simulation helps users to fit an adopted family member. This feature will help the adopted person of the family to fit in the tree.
  • DNA Matches: Many persons are not a part of your family tree but your DNA matches with them. DNA matches help the user to fit the persons whose DNA matches with you in your family tree. DNA matches classify the DNA matches into two categories. They are:
  • Family DNA Match: In this category, family members are listed.
  • Outsiders DNA Match: In this category, users will see the list of the persons whose DNA matches with the user but the source is unknown.

There are two methods through which you can download a charting companion. They are:

Download only: If you wish to download a charting companion then it will cost you $29.95.

CD & Download: This option allows you to download the chart companion + CD. This will cost you $39.95.

Note: The user will get the download link and a serial number after the purchase of the ftm 2019 software.

Step 12: On this page, the user will see DNA testing and genealogical software from Blaine Bettinger. Users can read about DNA testing in family tree maker 2019. If you wish to buy this software then it will cost you $24.

Step 13: In this step, users will see the family book creator. It is a plugin available for family tree maker 2019 ( available only for windows ). This plugin helps the user to turn the book into a detailed personalized book in a few minutes with just a few clicks. You can process the book into different formats like DOCX, DOC, RTF, or in independent file formats like PDF, EPUB, JPEG and PNG. Users don’t need to have Microsoft office or any other word processing software. Users can buy this software through two methods. They are:

Download only: It will cost you $49.95.

CD+Download: If the user wishes to have a CD with the download then it will cost you $59.95.

Note: This plugin is only available for windows.

Step 14: In this step, users will see the “Pando – The family history game”. This is a game for kids which helps them to know about their family members. It is a game designed for kids to know about their family history and members in a friendly way.

Step 15: Here, users can see the essential photo organizing video course by Maureen Taylor. There are seven lessons and a bonus segment in the book namely:

  • Getting started
  • The lives of the photo
  • Scanning Do’s and Dont’s
  • Keeping track
  • Store it right
  • Labeling and organizing
  • Photo albums
  • Digital organization

Note: Users can buy the essential photo organizing video course by Maureen Taylor for $49.95.

Step 16: In this section, users will see the preserving family photographs option. Maureen Taylor helps the users in preserving and organizing family photographs. It is a 208-page ebook for users. This book helps the user in the following ways:

  • Identifying damaged images
  • Helps users in repairing damaged images
  • Helps users in creating digital archive permanently
  • Helps user in scrapbooking safe techniques

Note: Ebook will cost $16 and the book will cost $19.95.

Step 17:  The ultimate citation reference in the family tree maker 2019 is the templates that help users about the historical source and the evidence. It will cost $49.95.

Step 18:  Here, users can see the Geology for the grandkids. This book helps the user to arrange the family members in the tree easily. It gives the user the idea to create the tree in a beautiful and mannered way. Ebook will cost users $19 and paperback will cost $24.

Step 19: If users wish to they can order a family tree maker 2019 mug. One mug will cost users $12 and a 4 pack mug will cost users $39.95.

After clicking next, the user will be redirected to the order page. On this page user will see the order details of the products selected. Kindly recheck the order summary and then click on the order now option.

Step 20: In this step, users will be asked to fill in some basic details like the first name, last name, email address, phone number, country, state, city, address and zip code. Users can choose from the given payment methods, they are credit card, PayPal account and pay with amazon.

Step 21: Fill in the details and choose the payment method and click on next. Now users need to do the payment. As soon as the payment is done users will get a family tree maker 2019 download link on their email. 

By following the above-mentioned steps users can download ftm 2019 software.

How to install FTM 2019 Software?

Here are the steps user needs to follow to install ftm 2019.

Step 1: Open the email in which the user has received the family tree maker 2019 download link.

Note: Users will receive ftm 2019 download link for both MAC & Windows.

Step 2:  Click on the ftm 2019 download link and the ftm 2019 file will start to download.

Step 3: Open the download folder on your computer. Double click on the ftm 2019 download file and the installation process will start.

Step 4: Follow the steps as per guided by the software. After the installation user will see an ftm 2019 icon on the desktop. 

Step 5:  Click on the icon and open the family tree maker 2019. Now user can also sync family tree maker 2019 with Ancestry.com and the family tree maker 2019 installation process is completed.

If you have any queries about the family tree maker 2019 upgrade then you can ask us in the comment section below.