I have a ged file with 44k entries – what is a good program which will handle it?

What program will open a GED file?

How to open a GED file. You can open GED files with a variety of genealogy applications, including RootsMagic (Windows, Mac), Ancestral Author (Windows, Mac), MyHeritage Family Tree Builder (Windows, Mac), and GeneWeb (cross-platform). You can also upload GEDCOM files to Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org (Web).

What software supports GEDCOM files?

Here are the free software that you can use to view, create, or edit a GEDCOM file in Windows 11/10:

  • Ahnenblatt.
  • My Family Tree.
  • GEDKeeper.
  • Gramps.
  • RootsMagic Essentials.

Can I open a GEDCOM file in Word?

Unfortunately the answer is no. GEDCOM files are text only.

What can you do with a GEDCOM?

Ancestry® uses GEDCOM (Genealogical Data Communications) files to download and upload family trees. Only the owner of a family tree can create and download the tree. You don’t need a membership to upload or download your tree. GEDCOM is a universally-accepted file format for family tree files.

How do I merge GEDCOM files?

Then open the file in Family Tree Builder, and start importing the second project as GEDCOM file. 4. In one of the steps of the Wizard, you will be asked whether to import the GEDCOM as a new project or merge it with the one that is currently open. Chose ‘Merge into project XXXX’, and they will be merged.

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