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How to open .GED file extension?

File Type : Arts & Letters Graphics (Arts & Letters Corporation)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .GED file extension?

.GED file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Stores family history and genealogical event data in the standard GEDCOM genealogy format; saves data in an ASCII text format that can be opened by different genealogy programs on multiple computer systems. GEDCOM is an abbreviation for "GEnealogical Data COMmunications."
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .GED files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Ages!
  • RootsMagic
  • Ancestral Author
  • Thoughtful Creations Genbox Family History
  • Taurus FamilyTree
  • LifeLines
  • GeneWeb
  • Gramps
  • Behold
  • LifeLines
  • GeneWeb
  • Gramps
Apple Mac OS X:
  • GEDitCOM
  • Leister Productions Reunion
  • Taurus FamilyTree
  • GeneWeb
  • Gramps