Which tools are available for GEDCOM comparison?

What programs can read a GEDCOM 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).

Is GEDCOM and GEDmatch the same?

The company GEDmatch actually started out as a GEDCOM matching program. The website created tools for matching GEDCOM files and these tools are still available to use with the added power of DNA.

What is GEDCOM validator?

GEDCOM Validator is an advanced set of tools for checking GEDCOM files for issues which could lead to data loss when transferring files between different genealogy applications.

What is the latest version of GEDCOM?


FamilySearch GEDCOM 7.0 was released in 2021 and is the most recent update to the GEDCOM specification.

Is GEDmatch more accurate than AncestryDNA?

Gedmatch is not more or less accurate than 23andMe or Ancestry. It is simply different than those other websites because it does not perform DNA tests.

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