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Mark Lazaroff
15 December 2017, 04:31 PM
I have some family tree data in *.ftw format. Is there a way to import that into Reunion?

Bob White
16 December 2017, 04:04 PM
This is a Family Tree Maker file. Do you have a copy of FTM? If so, open the file with FTM and export a GEDCOM file which you would then import into Reunion. If you don't have FTM, find a friend with it or I would be willing to do it.

Mark Lazaroff
16 December 2017, 04:20 PM
This is a Family Tree Maker file. Do you have a copy of FTM? If so, open the file with FTM and export a GEDCOM file which you would then import into Reunion. If you don't have FTM, find a friend with it or I would be willing to do it.

FTM is long gone. I was afraid that was going to be the answer.

Willie Davis
30 January 2018, 04:21 PM
FTM is long gone. I was afraid that was going to be the answer.

It is not long gone. It has been bought by another company but its future may be uncertain.

Bob White
31 January 2018, 01:58 PM
It is not long gone. It has been bought by another company but its future may be uncertain.

I believe that Mark means that his own copy of FTM is long gone -- not the company. :)

Mark: Take a look at this page: http://www.leisterpro.com/doc/v12/questions/answers/ftm.php. Note the second to last paragraph. If you can't find a friend, relative or local user group where someone has a copy of FTM, contact Leister help like it says. If you were in my neck of the woods, I would be quite willing to help.

Bob White
31 January 2018, 02:03 PM
It is not long gone. It has been bought by another company but its future may be uncertain.

Actually, the company, MacKiev, wrote the last couple versions of FTM prior to the sale. They have several very stable products and are much more aggressive about improving FTM. List them at http://www.mackiev.com. I'm sure they will be around for a long time.

Mark Lazaroff
31 January 2018, 02:20 PM
Actually, the company, MacKiev, wrote the last couple versions of FTM prior to the sale. They have several very stable products and are much more aggressive about improving FTM. List them at http://www.mackiev.com. I'm sure they will be around for a long time.

Thanks - I'll check this out.

Mark
31 January 2018, 03:04 PM
We may also be able to convert the FTW file to Reunion for you, if you're willing to send it to us (help@leisterpro.com). Whether or not we can do the conversion will depend on what version of FTM the file is from.

HTH

Mark Lazaroff
31 January 2018, 03:37 PM
We may also be able to convert the FTW file to Reunion for you, if you're willing to send it to us (help@leisterpro.com). Whether or not we can do the conversion will depend on what version of FTM the file is from.

HTH

What is the best way to send it?

Mark
31 January 2018, 03:59 PM
You can use the same methods outlined this FAQ (http://www.leisterpro.com/doc/v12/questions/answers/sendff.php) for sending Reunion family files.

HTH

Mark Lazaroff
04 February 2018, 02:19 PM
You can use the same methods outlined this FAQ (http://www.leisterpro.com/doc/v12/questions/answers/sendff.php) for sending Reunion family files.

HTH
I emailed the file per instructions. I hope you can do something with the .ftw file. Thanks.