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Convert my FTMB to GEDCOM

Posted: 07 Sep 2020 12:35
by drooney99
Would someone be able to convert my Family Tree Maker FTMB file to a GEDCOM file? I did a bunch of work on it back in 2012, backed it up and now find I need a GEDCOM file instead. Can't find old program.

Re: Convert my FTMB to GEDCOM

Posted: 07 Sep 2020 13:31
by Mark1834
I've used FTM in the past and still have it loaded, so could convert for you (and advise of potential issues I spot on importing to FH, as I assume that is your reason for asking).

Send me a private message if you want me to go ahead. Remember though that you should not share your database if it contains living people. If that is the case, a better option might be to download the free version of RootsMagic, as that claims to import FTMB files natively, something that FH cannot do. You could then export the GEDCOM from there. Double export/import increases the risk of losing some data, but the core details should go across ok.