What is a .FTB File And How To Open It – MyHeritage (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .ftb extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ftb file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .FTB file?

The .FTB file extension is from Family Tree Builder Genealogy Database File. This file extension was developed by MyHeritage. The file is a database related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ftb file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .FTB file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .FTB file on various operating systems.

How to open a .FTB file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ftb file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MyHeritage Family Tree Builder software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MyHeritage Family Tree Builder software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FTB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MyHeritage Family Tree Builder software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FTB file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ftb file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MyHeritage Family Tree Builder software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: MyHeritage Family Tree Builder.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FTB file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MyHeritage Family Tree Builder software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .FTB file?

If you cannot open the .FTB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .FTB file.ftc – FluxTime, .ftc – First Touch Games, .ftf – Sony, .ftg – Microsoft, .fth – Foobar2000. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .FTB file with the MyHeritage Family Tree Builder program on Windows and MyHeritage Family Tree Builder program on Mac.