The File Extensions Database


.AFT File Extension

  • Developer by: Ancestry.com
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .AFT file?

.AFT is Ancestry.com Family Tree Database

Contains genealogy information, such as names and information about relatives; used for building an Ancestry.com family tree; can be updated with data from the Ancestry.com website.

Programs that open Ancestry.com Family Tree Database
Windows
Software MacKiev Family Tree Maker

How to solve problems with AFT files

  • Associate the AFT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AFT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AFT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AFT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AFT is Ancestry.com Family Tree Database. Because only the current version supports the latest AFT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Ancestry.com manufacturer website after an available .AFT is Ancestry.com Family Tree Database update.
  • To make sure that your AFT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.