GED file converter How to convert GED file?

What is GED file?


GED file extension is a file type that has been used in the past to store genealogy data. It was originally developed by the Genealogical Data Service in the early 1970s. The GED File Extension is an older file format used for storing genealogy information. The GEDCOM format which was developed about the same time as the GED File Extension, is now more popular and universally adopted across genealogy software programs.

GED Format details


Full Name GEDCOM Genealogy Data Format
Developer The LDS Church
Category Data Files

Software, that convert GED files


The easiest way to convert a GED file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle GED files. Open your GED file with one of them and save in another file format.


GED Converters

  • Behold
  • LifeLines
  • Gramps
  • yEd
  • Aldfaer
  • Family Historian
  • 6 GED converters

GED conversions