Open FTW File
FTW format and extension files are created by Family Tree Maker, a genealogy tracing program.
FTW files contain genealogical data and are used by Family Tree Maker, which in turn allows you to create and share your family tree with others.
The FTW file also contains user settings and more information.
Family Tree Maker software produces a variety of charts, reports, and customizable family history books that are fed by the data from the FTW file.
Family Tree Maker software was originally developed by MyFamily.com, then passed to Ancestry.com, and ultimately comes under the domain of Mackiev Software.
To open and operate an FTW file you must have the software installed on your system
Open FTW File on Windows Operating System
- Find a FTW file in question in Windows OS File Explorer and double click on it to launch the correpsonding application.
- If a FTW file is not opened in an application and you instead get a "Windows can't open a file" error message you should try looking for an application which can open the file in question.
- If you know the application which can open FTW file then run it and see if there is a File->Open main menu option in the application.
- If you don't know the application which can open FTW file then try to search for "FTW wiki", "application to open FTW file" or "open FTW file" queries in the search engine you like.
- Install the application you found and check if it can open FTW file
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