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  • Family Tree Maker
    for Windows

Family Book Creator is a plugin for Family Tree Maker 2010, 2012, 2014, 2014.1, 2017 or 2019 on your Windows machine. This means you need to have Family Tree Maker for Windows installed in order to install and use the plugin.

  • Family Tree Maker
    for macOS

Family Book Creator 2019 is a plugin for Family Tree Maker 2019 on your Mac. This means you need to have Family Tree Maker 2019 for macOS installed in order to install and use the plugin.

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The Windows Edition of Family Book Creator runs on Windows 7 or later (including Windows 11).

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The macOS Edition of Family Book Creator runs on macOS 10.12 or later (including macOS Sonoma 14.0).

  • A word processing application like Microsoft Word may help...

Family Book Creator is able to create full featured sophisticated Book Documents in multiple formats like DOCX, DOC, PDF and EPUB without the need of having Microsoft Word or any other word processor or PDF application installed. You will only need a word processor like Microsoft Word if you are going to add additional content to your book document. It is possible to use OpenOffice Writer as word processor as well, but then not all Family Book Creator features are supported.

Trial Edition

This Family Tree Maker plugin is distributed on a try-before-you-buy basis, which gives you the opportunity to test the demo version to make sure it works right on your computer and you really need it. To continue using it after the trial period is over you have to license the product.

You can test the plugin without a license for a limited period of time. The trial limitations are:

  • only the data of seventy families are shown
  • once in a while instead of the lifespan for an individual just the text "Free - Trial" is show inside family charts
  • from time to time the month of an event is replaced with "trial month" inside narrative sections
  • every page contains a watermark on the background
  • the button "Save Settings" is not enabled


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