GED file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .ged file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .ged file?
- What program do I need to open a .ged file?
- How can the .ged file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .ged files to another format?
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3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Graphic Environment Document
GED file is a Graphic Environment Document. The GED graphics format used in multiple programs by Arts and Letters.
✅ GEDCOM Document
GED file is a GEDCOM Document. GEDCOM, an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunication, is a specification for exchanging genealogical data between different genealogy software. A GEDCOM file is plain text containing genealogical information about individuals, and meta data linking these records together. It is a standard format that any genealogy program can read.
✅ Atari 8-bit GED Image
GED file is an Atari 8-bit GED Image. The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc.
Other types of files may also use the .ged file extension.
🚫 The .ged file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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🔴 Can't open a .ged file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .ged file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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