GEDCOM Genealogy Data Format
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To edit GED file, we strongly recommend installing software that works with GED files. Of course, there are probably GED Online Editors available, but none of them will be able to provide such a wide range of available options as dedicated software.
Please note that not every program that supports GED will allow you to edit the file. Click here for more information on GED file extension
This is definitely the surest way. Try to open the GED file with one of the programs and it will see if you can edit the GED file. The most proven method is to download the installer from the developer's website. You can find direct links to the creators' websites on the subpages of each application. Examples of programs cooperating with GED files, which make it possible to edit it.
The full list of GED supporters
Most of the file formats are simply text format saved under a different extension - so you can open them e.g. with Windows Notepad But beware - making manual changes to the GED file or another may result in its damage. If you make inappropriate changes and save the file, it may happen that you do not reopen the GED file.. By far the safest way is to use file editing programs that works with the GED extension.
It can definitely be said that any of the list of programs that support the GED extension should be able to edit the GED file. However, if for some reason you did not find this option, you can try using tools prepared by external websites. Below we found websites that help in editing GED files.
Free Online File Edit Service
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