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== Standardized formats ==
 
== Standardized formats ==
Formats with a documented standard, used by multiple geneological programs and for transfer and archiving of data in a non-program-specific way.
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Formats with a documented standard, used by multiple genealogical programs and for transfer and archiving of data in a non-program-specific way.
  
 
* [[GEDCOM]]
 
* [[GEDCOM]]
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!  | Agelong Tree
 
!  | Agelong Tree
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!  | [https://www.daubnet.com/en/ages Ages!]
 
!  | [https://www.daubnet.com/en/ages Ages!]
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!  | Ahnenblatt
 
!  | Ahnenblatt
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| Proprietary
 
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!  | [http://aldfaer.net Aldfaer]
 
!  | [http://aldfaer.net Aldfaer]
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| Freeware
 
| Freeware
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!  | Ancestral Quest
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!  | [[Ancestral Quest]]
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| *.aq (v. 3.0+) <br>*.dat (v. 2.2 or earlier)
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://en.ancestris.org/index.php?title=Main_Page Ancestris]
 
!  | [http://en.ancestris.org/index.php?title=Main_Page Ancestris]
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| GNU GPL
 
| GNU GPL
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!  | [http://www.ancestrologie.org/ Ancestrologie]
 
!  | [http://www.ancestrologie.org/ Ancestrologie]
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| Freeware
 
| Freeware
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!  | [http://www.edalexanderconsulting.com/Pages/Products/begatall.aspx BegatAll Genealogy]
 
!  | [http://www.edalexanderconsulting.com/Pages/Products/begatall.aspx BegatAll Genealogy]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | Brother's Keeper
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!  | [http://www.bkwin.org/ Brother's Keeper]
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| ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brother's_Keeper_%28software%29 Btrieve] before version 7 [http://www.bkwin.info/diverse/btrieve-stat-error/])
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| ([http://www.bkwin.info/diverse/faq/ledig-med-nytt-stoff.html Extensions]:  *.DT5, *.DT6, *.DTA)
 
| Shareware
 
| Shareware
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!  | Family Historian
 
!  | Family Historian
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [[MyHeritage Family Tree Builder|ZEDCOM (MyHeritage Family Tree Builder)]]
 
!  | [[MyHeritage Family Tree Builder|ZEDCOM (MyHeritage Family Tree Builder)]]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | Family Tree
 
!  | Family Tree
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [[Family Tree Maker]]
 
!  | [[Family Tree Maker]]
 
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|  
 
| encrypted SQLite
 
| encrypted SQLite
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| *.ftb
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | GEDitCOM
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!  | [http://www.geditcom.com/ GEDitCOM]
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| [[GEDCOM]]
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| [http://www.familytreemagazine.com/article/MacAttack/ GEDCOM] database
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.gdsystem.net/webv2/en/ GDS - General Family Documentation System]
 
!  | [http://www.gdsystem.net/webv2/en/ GDS - General Family Documentation System]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.genbox.com/index.html Genbox Family History]
 
!  | [http://www.genbox.com/index.html Genbox Family History]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | GenealogyJ
 
!  | GenealogyJ
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| GNU GPL
 
| GNU GPL
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!  | Généatique
 
!  | Généatique
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.geneator.com/ Généator]
 
!  | [http://www.geneator.com/ Généator]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.genopro.com/ GenoPro]
 
!  | [http://www.genopro.com/ GenoPro]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.genp.com.au/ GENP]
 
!  | [http://www.genp.com.au/ GENP]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [https://gramps-project.org Gramps]
 
!  | [https://gramps-project.org Gramps]
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| GNU GPL
 
| GNU GPL
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!  | Heredis
 
!  | Heredis
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.ifamilyforleopard.com/ iFamily for Leopard]
 
!  | [http://www.ifamilyforleopard.com/ iFamily for Leopard]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | Kith and Kin Pro
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!  | [http://kithkinpro.spansoft.org/ Kith and Kin Pro]
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kith_and_Kin_Pro#Data_format DBISAM engine]
 
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| Shareware
 
| Shareware
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!  | [[FDB (Legacy Family Tree)|Legacy Family Tree]]
 
!  | [[FDB (Legacy Family Tree)|Legacy Family Tree]]
 
| [http://zippersoftware.com/wp/ltools/legacys-database/legacy-tables/ Legacy Tables]
 
| [http://zippersoftware.com/wp/ltools/legacys-database/legacy-tables/ Legacy Tables]
 
| Microsoft Jet Database Engine
 
| Microsoft Jet Database Engine
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| *.ftb
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
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!  | LifeLines
 
!  | LifeLines
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|  
 
| MIT License
 
| MIT License
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!  | [http://www.syniumsoftware.com/en/macfamilytree MacFamilyTree]
 
!  | [http://www.syniumsoftware.com/en/macfamilytree MacFamilyTree]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://chronoplexsoftware.com/myfamilytree/index.htm My Family Tree]
 
!  | [http://chronoplexsoftware.com/myfamilytree/index.htm My Family Tree]
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| Freeware
 
| Freeware
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!  | [http://ohmi.celeonet.fr/ohmiGene/ ohmiGene]
 
!  | [http://ohmi.celeonet.fr/ohmiGene/ ohmiGene]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [[PAF (Personal Ancestral File)]]
 
!  | [[PAF (Personal Ancestral File)]]
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| [https://github.com/jrasm91/opg/blob/master/opg-old/src/edu/byu/cs/roots/opg/io/PAF5Parser.java OPG's PAF5Parser.java]
 
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| *.PAF, *.DAT
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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| Yes(2013)
 
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!  | Reunion
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!  | [[Reunion]]
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| *.familyfile
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [https://www.rootsmagic.com/ RootsMagic]
 
!  | [https://www.rootsmagic.com/ RootsMagic]
 
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| [http://sqlitetoolsforrootsmagic.wikispaces.com/ SQLite]
 
| [http://sqlitetoolsforrootsmagic.wikispaces.com/ SQLite]
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| ([http://support.rootsmagic.com/entries/449847-RM-File-Extensions Extension]: *RMG(v1/2/3),<br> *.RMGC(v4),<br> *.RMGB(v4 Backup - compressed *.RMGC) )<!--RMG was the RootsMagic 1, 2 and 3 main database file. (it took 22 more files to make up the whole database) / RMGC is the RootsMagic 4 database file, all by itself. / RMGB is the RootsMagic 4 backup file, it is a compressed copy of the RMGC file.  -->
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [http://www.rootstrust.com/ rootsTrust]
 
!  | [http://www.rootstrust.com/ rootsTrust]
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!  | [[Sierra Generations]]
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| Proprietary
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!  | [http://alainlecomte.free.fr/Download.htm#SmartGenealogy SmartGenealogy]
 
!  | [http://alainlecomte.free.fr/Download.htm#SmartGenealogy SmartGenealogy]
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| Freeware
 
| Freeware
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!  | [[Softdisk Family Tree]]
 
!  | [[Softdisk Family Tree]]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
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!  | [[The Master Genealogist|Master Genealogist, The]]
 
!  | [[The Master Genealogist|Master Genealogist, The]]
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| Proprietary
 
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| Yes(2014)
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!  | [http://web.archive.org/web/20020906135607/http://www.uftree.com/UFT/UFTProductInfo/aboutuft.html Ultimate Family Tree (UFT)]
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| <!--Format Published--> [http://www.rootsusers.org/FAQs/anat2.htm Anatomy of the UFT Data Base]
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| <!--Storage Format--> [[DBF]]
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| <!--Notes--> ([http://www.rootsusers.org/FAQs/FAQ_UFT.html Extension]: *.PRO, *.DBF, *.FPT, *.CDX, )
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| <!--Software license--> Proprietary
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| <!--Discontinued--> Yes(2000)
 
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Latest revision as of 06:18, 18 October 2019

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Name Genealogical data
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Contents

[edit] Standardized formats

Formats with a documented standard, used by multiple genealogical programs and for transfer and archiving of data in a non-program-specific way.

[edit] Program-specific formats

Summary of formats for known programs.

[edit] Summary

Software Format Published Storage Format Notes Software license Discontinued
Agelong Tree Proprietary
Ages! Proprietary
Ahnenblatt Proprietary
Aldfaer Freeware
Ancestral Quest *.aq (v. 3.0+)
*.dat (v. 2.2 or earlier)
Proprietary
Ancestris GNU GPL
Ancestrologie Freeware
BegatAll Genealogy Proprietary
Brother's Keeper (Btrieve before version 7 [1]) (Extensions: *.DT5, *.DT6, *.DTA) Shareware
Family Historian Proprietary
ZEDCOM (MyHeritage Family Tree Builder) ZEDCOM / SQLite Proprietary
Family Tree Proprietary
Family Tree Maker encrypted SQLite *.ftb Proprietary
GEDitCOM GEDCOM GEDCOM database Proprietary
GDS - General Family Documentation System Proprietary
Genbox Family History Databases (.GDB) for Version 3.6.5 Microsoft Jet Database Engine Proprietary
GenealogyJ GNU GPL
Généatique Proprietary
Généator Proprietary
GenoPro zipped-XML Proprietary
GENP Proprietary
Gramps Gramps XML XML / BSDDB / DB-API GNU GPL
Heredis Proprietary
iFamily for Leopard Proprietary
Kith and Kin Pro DBISAM engine Shareware
Legacy Family Tree Legacy Tables Microsoft Jet Database Engine *.ftb Proprietary
LifeLines MIT License
MacFamilyTree SQLite Proprietary
My Family Tree Freeware
ohmiGene Proprietary
PAF (Personal Ancestral File) OPG's PAF5Parser.java *.PAF, *.DAT Proprietary Yes(2013)
Reunion *.familyfile Proprietary
RootsMagic SQLite (Extension: *RMG(v1/2/3),
*.RMGC(v4),
*.RMGB(v4 Backup - compressed *.RMGC) )
Proprietary
rootsTrust Proprietary
Sierra Generations Proprietary
SmartGenealogy Freeware
Softdisk Family Tree Proprietary
Master Genealogist, The v3 - v9 DBF Proprietary Yes(2014)
Ultimate Family Tree (UFT) Anatomy of the UFT Data Base DBF (Extension: *.PRO, *.DBF, *.FPT, *.CDX, ) Proprietary Yes(2000)

[edit] Genetic info

See Scientific Data formats#Biological for more formats

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