What is a .FTL File And How To Open It – Pearl Street Software

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Have you came across a file with the .ftl extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .ftl file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .FTL file?

The .FTL file extension stands for Family Tree Legends File. The developer of this file extension is Pearl Street Software. This data related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ftl file on 1 platform.

How to open a .FTL file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .FTL file on your operating system/device.

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

To open the .ftl file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FTL 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 Pearl Street Family Tree Legends software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .FTL file?

If you are still unable to open the .FTL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .FTL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ftl – The FreeMarker Project, .ftl – Grognak’s Mod Manager. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .FTL file with the Pearl Street Family Tree Legends program on Windows.