What program should be used to open the file



.ged file extension

There are several reasons that can cause problems with opening the .ged file on your device. Some of them appear much more frequently.

  • The first most common problem is the lack of an installed software (in the correct version) that supports .ged file. Browse the programs installed on your device, and make sure you have one of the programs from the list that you see below. If you do not have any of these programs, simply download and install one of them . When you install a new program just double click on the .ged file with which you had the problem and select the newly installed software as the default software to support the file.
  • Another frequently encountered cause is incorrect association of the .ged file with a program designed to support it. This problem can also be solved easily. Try this page and follow the instructions. But remember to make sure that you have installed at least one of the programs from the list below . To make the .ged file open up properly, you must associate it with one of them.

In our database we have 2 types of files with .ged extension.

Types of files with the .ged extension in our database

  • 1. GEDCOM Genealogy Data File

    Category Data Files
    Developer The LDS Church
    Popularity Popularity

    • Ages!
    • RootsMagic
    • Ancestral Author
    • Thoughtful Creations Genbox Family History
    • Taurus FamilyTree
    • LifeLines
    • GeneWeb
    • Gramps
    • Behold
    • GEDitCOM
    • Leister Productions Reunion
    • Taurus FamilyTree
    • GeneWeb
    • Gramps
    • LifeLines
    • GeneWeb
    • Gramps

  • 2. Game Editor Project File

    Category Developer Files
    Developer Game Editor
    Popularity Popularity

    • Game Editor or Game Editor Professional
    • Game Editor

File association with the application to support it is carried out by the file extension. If, for example a .ged file is associated with one of the applications from the list, then when you double click on the file, the operating system will run this application and open the .ged file.

In addition, you can find on the site addresses of all required software for .ged files. We try to provide addresses to the sites of manufacturers, so that appropriate programs could be downloaded from the most reliable source.

For some files, different software supports running the file, editing it, and even saving the data in a .ged file, which makes working with the file difficult. That is why we created a continuously updated database to which we add information about the particular software. You also can develop our database by using the form included on the site.

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