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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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1.0.153 57.89%
1.0.149 5.26%
1.0.145 26.32% 10.53%

FTM File Migration Utility

What is FTM File Migration Utility?  (from Ancestry.com)

The Family Tree Maker File Migration Utility converts Family Tree Maker Windows files so they can be opened on a Mac (and vice versa). Because Family Tree Maker 2012 and Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 differ significantly from previous versions of the software, you can’t migrate older files directly into the new versions....  Read more


FTM File Migration Utility is a software program developed by Ancestry.com. The most common release is 1.0.153, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named FTMFileMigrationUtility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 4.91 MB (5,148,619 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 89% of users of FTM File Migration Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.familytreemaker.com/Support/Migrate
Help link: www.familytreemaker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FTM File Migration Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{CFCD0115-2114-4B69-93BD-8F6CD1691FEA}\setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 4.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FTM File Migration Utility

Program executable:FTMFileMigrationUtility.exe
Name:FTM File Migration Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\FTM File Migration Utility\FTMFileMigrationUtility.exe
Additional files:
  • FTMFileMigrationUtility.exe - FTM File Migration Utility
  • VistaDB20.DataReader.dll - VistaDB20.DataReader
  • FTMFileMigrationUtilitySetup.exe - FTM File Migration Utility Installation
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • VistaDB.NET20.dll (by VistaDB Software) - VistaDB 3 (VistaDB 3 Provider)
  • vistadb20.dll (by Vista Software) - VistaDB (VistaDB Database Engine)
  • VistaDB.Provider.dll (by Vista Software) - VistaDB.Net Provider

How do I remove FTM File Migration Utility?

Quickly and completely remove FTM File Migration Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FTM File Migration Utility from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FTM File Migration Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FTM File Migration Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.68%
Windows 8 21.05%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.89%
Windows 8.1 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.29%
  Vietnam 3.57%
  Australia 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.78%
Dell 16.67%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Intel 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
Sony 5.56%
Common models
Sony VPCEB4X0E 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 5.56%
Gateway DX4870 5.56%
Gateway DX4831 5.56%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 5.56%
ASUSTeK M11BB 5.56%


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