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Should I remove Family Tree Maker 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,398
United States Rank #1,789
Reach 0.1928%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.07 days
945.95 days >
Average installed length: 497.03 days


21.0.723 1.78%
21.0.704 5.70%
21.0.580 6.07%
21.0.452 31.41%
21.0.388 48.76%
21.0.312 6.29%

Family Tree Maker 2012

What is Family Tree Maker 2012?  (from Ancestry.com)

Family Tree Maker is the ideal tool to help you discover and preserve your family’s heritage. It’s quick and easy to use for those just starting to research their family history, but it’s also robust enough for the most serious genealogist. Desktop book-building tool that lets you use the facts, photos, and charts you...  Read more


Family Tree Maker 2012 is a program developed by Ancestry.com. The most used version is 21.0.388, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is FTM.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 163.99 MB of memory. The software installer includes 107 files and is usually about 640.69 MB (671,810,520 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Family Tree Maker 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.familytreemaker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Family Tree Maker 2012
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{5AFE47E2-E3AB-4A8F-82F5-EB24DC3B1CCC}\setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 640.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Family Tree Maker 2012

Program executable:FTM.exe
Name:Family Tree Maker 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\Family Tree Maker 2012\FTM.exe
Additional files:
  • Common.dll - Family Tree Maker 2012 (Common)
  • Connectivity.dll - Connectivity
  • FTM.Charting.Shared.dll - FTM.Charting.Shared
  • FTM.Configuration.dll - FTM.Configuration
  • FTM.Data.DB.dll - FTM.Data.DB
  • FTM.Data.dll - FTM.Data
  • FTM.exe
  • FTM.Import.dll - FTM.Import
  • FTM.Shared.Controls.dll - FTM.Shared.Controls
  • FTM.Shared.dll - FTM.Shared
  • FTM.UI.Places.dll - FTM.UI.Places
  • SoM.dll - SourceModule
  • FTM.Services.Contracts.dll - ServiceContracts
  • FTM.Services.Data.dll - ServiceData
  • AGDVCtl.ocx - AGDVCtl (Ancestry Genelogical Data Viewer)
  • Augmentation.dll - Augmentation Framework
  • DevExpress.XtraScheduler.v10.1.Core.dll (by Developer Express) - XtraScheduler(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraScheduler.Core)
  • DevExpress.XtraScheduler.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraScheduler
  • DevExpress.RichEdit.v10.1.Core.dll - XtraRichEdit(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.RichEdit.Core)
  • DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraRichEdit
  • DevExpress.XtraReports.v10.1.dll - XtraReports(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraReports)
  • DevExpress.XtraCharts.v10.1.dll - XtraCharts(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraCharts)
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.v10.1.Core.dll - DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid (DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.Core)
  • DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.v10.1.dll
  • DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraPrinting
  • DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraTreeList
  • DevExpress.Charts.v10.1.Core.dll - DevExpress.Charts.Core
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • ImageViewerControl.dll (by The Generations Network) - ImageViewerControl (Image Viewer Control [DEBUG])
  • ImportHelper.exe - Family Treek Maker (ImportHelper)
  • AutoBackupProcess.exe - AutoBackupProcess
  • DevExpress.Utils.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • GlacialTreeList.dll (by Glacial Components Software) - Glacial TreeList (GlacialTreeList)
  • DevExpress.Data.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • FTM.Import.FTW.dll - FTM.Import.FTW
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • artpclnt.dll (by Pocket Soft) - RTPatch
  • artpschd.exe (by Pocket Soft)
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • AxWMPLib.dll
  • gbfunc.dll
  • ImExGED.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FTM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8CFA249B-5720-4B37-B3F5-289076FB4D46}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FTM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Family Tree Maker 2012\FTM.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:163.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001800594%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006138%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011868%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Family Tree Maker 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall Family Tree Maker 2012 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 Family Tree Maker 2012, 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 Family Tree Maker 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.68%
Windows 8 21.30%
Windows Vista 7.21%
Windows XP 3.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.49%
Windows 7 Professional 12.02%
Windows 8.1 7.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.21%
  United Kingdom 7.71%
  Canada 3.14%
  Australia 2.99%
  New Zealand 0.25%
  Sweden 0.22%
  Mexico 0.20%
  Netherlands 0.17%
  Germany 0.17%
  France 0.15%
  Ireland 0.15%
  Norway 0.12%
  Spain 0.12%
  Israel 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.90%
Dell 33.22%
Acer 9.39%
Toshiba 8.38%
ASUS 4.44%
Intel 1.91%
Samsung 1.57%
Lenovo 1.35%
American Megatrends 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.15%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.19%
Dell XPS 8300 4.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
Dell XPS 8500 3.35%


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