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File Extension FTL

The file extension FTL is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include FreeMarker, Family Tree Legends, and Mod Manager. FTL files contain data and information related to the program which created the file.

If the FTL file is related to FreeMarker, it is categorized as a developer file type that contains source text and definitions for creating placeholders. The placeholders are used to substitute text when you are creating web pages in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and a variety of other developer files. FreeMarker is a developer software application which provides tools for generating text output and is embedded as a Java class library for Java programmers. The text output can include anything from HTML to source codes which are automatically generated based on templates.

FTL files which are part of Family Tree Legends are a data file type which stores information related to genealogical research. The information can include notes, photos, family history data, and other data which is collected during research. Family Tree Legends is a free software application created by Pearl Street Software which is used to organized family tree information collected from genealogy research. The application can be shared with other users and is capable of importing GED and GEDCOM files as well.

If the file extension FTL is associated with Mod Manager, it is a game file type which stores images and a variety of data which extends the playing capabilities of the Faster Than Light (FTL) game. This type of FTL file is typically saved in a compressed file format and is used with Mod Manager which organizes game mods created by third parties.

How to Open FTL Files

Since FTL files can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. FTL files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

If the file extension FTL is part of FreeMarker, you can open the file using the FreeMarker Java package which is offered under a BSD license. FreeMarker is available as a free download on the SourceForge website and is designed for use with Windows, Mac OS X, BSD, and the Linux operating system.

FTL files which are associated with Family Tree Legends can be opened using Family Tree Legends 5.0. Family Tree Legends 5.0 is available as a free download on the Family Tree Legends website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.

FTL files which are used with Grognack’s Mod Manager can be opened using the Mod Manager v1.7 software application. Mod Manager v1.7 is available on the FTL game website and is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.