By Andy Smith
July 27, 2020
How to Install Family Tree Maker 2017 – Quick Guide
Here in this blog, You will learn how to Install Family Tree Maker 2017. The earlier
version of Family Tree Maker does not support ancestry. The features that connect
Family Tree Maker to Ancestry is available in family tree maker 2017 not with an older
version. The features include syncing, hints, search and merge options.
Are you using an older version? Now you can upgrade your software without any hassles.
You can get discount since you were using an older version. The actual price for the
upgrade is $79.99 USD. However, if you are on the mailing list with Family Tree
Maker, you are eligible for a $20USD discount straight. If you do not wish to purchase
ancestry, then you can use free search service.
How to install family tree maker 2017?
As soon as you upgrade your software from an older version to FTM17. You will get a link
to download the software. There are two separate link. You can click on respective version
link for windows or Mac. Click on the downloaded file and run it or open it so your
software can get installed. You will get steps to follow and you can install family tree
What if I lost my older version?
Don’t worry! I have come across some users asking about what if they are moving on to a
new pc and purchasing a new Family tree Maker 2017 upgrade requires to install old FTM
on the new machine. The answer is Big No. If you have not lost your data then follow the
above steps and import your old data to new FTM17.
One last but not the least point to make a note of. You don’t need to keep the old version
on the machine but if you want to keep it, you should save it into a different folder or may
be on any USB flash driver or Hard disk drive or on your cloud account making sure you
don’t confuse yourself with the old and new version.
How to Migrate to Family Tree Maker 2017
You must convert your old version software data. There are simple steps to migrat