GED File Extension

File Type

GEDCOM Genealogy Data Format


The LDS Church


Data Files





Details about the GED file

Files with the GED extension are found in 3 operating systems which include Linux, Mac OS, Windows. GED files are most often associated with the Family Historian program. The developer of this program is Calico Pie Limited. Additionally, GED files can be handled by applications like Ages, RootsMagic, Ancestral Author, LifeLines.

The data in the GED files are saved in the manner characteristic for Data Files. 1326 file types are given the GED extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. The GEDCOM Genealogy Data Format file format and the Family Historian program were developed by The LDS Church. Modification or reading of files with the name GEDCOM Genealogy Data Format in many cases is done in the Family Historian program. GED detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with GED files

GED File Extension

What is a(n) GED file??

A GED file extension is a single-user or multi-user genealogical data file that records names, dates and places of birth, death and marriage data for individuals who have been born, married and died.

GED File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We present some basic free online tools that work with GED. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on GED files. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your GED file.

GED File Opener

One of the most used tools is GED opener. Here you will find a way to open your unknown GED file. Opening the GED file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

GED File Viewer

The GED Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Click on the subpage and use the form to select the file. Then our Tool will show you the contents of the file.

GED File Converter

Try to convert the GED file to a different format if problems arise while working with the GED file. The GED file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

GED File Editor

GED editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. If you need to be able to edit the GED file as much as possible, then it is best to install special software designed for this purpose. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the GED file.



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