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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]]
 
* [[GENDEX]]
 
* [[GENDEX]]
* [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Gramps_XML GRAMPS XML]
 
 
* [[Tiny Tafel]]
 
* [[Tiny Tafel]]
  
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! style="width:14em" | Software
 
! Format Published
 
! Format Published
 
! Storage Format
 
! Storage Format
 
! Notes
 
! Notes
 
! Software license
 
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! Discontinued
 
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!  | [[Agelong Tree]]
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!  | Agelong Tree
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| <!--Format Published-->
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| <!--Storage Format-->
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| <!--Notes-->
| Proprietary
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| <!--Software license--> Proprietary
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| <!--Discontinued-->
 
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!  | [https://www.daubnet.com/en/ages Ages!]
 
!  | [https://www.daubnet.com/en/ages Ages!]
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [[Ahnenblatt]]
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!  | Ahnenblatt
 
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| Proprietary
 
| 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]]
 
!  | [[Ancestral Quest]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
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| *.aq
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
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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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|-
 
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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 (software)|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]]
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!  | 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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| [[MyHeritage_Family_Tree_Builder#File_format|ZEDCOM]] / SQLite
 
|  
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
|-
!  | [[Family Tree]]
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!  | Family Tree
 
|  
 
|  
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
|-
 
!  | [[Family Tree Maker]]
 
!  | [[Family Tree Maker]]
 
|  
 
|  
|  
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| encrypted SQLite
 
|  
 
|  
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
 +
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|-
 
|-
!  | [[GEDitCOM|GEDitCOM II]]
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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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|-
 
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!  | [[Genbox Family History]]
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!  | [http://www.genbox.com/index.html Genbox Family History]
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| [http://www.genbox.com/developers.htm Databases (.GDB)] for Version 3.6.5
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genbox_Family_History#File_format  Microsoft Jet Database Engine]
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
|-
!  | [[GenealogyJ]]
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!  | GenealogyJ
 
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| GNU GPL
 
| GNU GPL
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!  | [[:fr:Généatique|Généatique]]
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!  | 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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!  | [[GenoPro]]
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!  | [http://www.genopro.com/ GenoPro]
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|  
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GenoPro#File_Format zipped-XML]
 
|  
 
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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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!  | [[Gramps]]
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!  | [https://gramps-project.org Gramps]
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| [https://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Gramps_XML Gramps XML]
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| XML / BSDDB / DB-API
 
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|  
 
| GNU GPL
 
| GNU GPL
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!  | [[:fr:Heredis|Heredis]]
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!  | Heredis
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
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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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|-
 
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!  | [[Kith and Kin Pro]]
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!  | [http://kithkinpro.spansoft.org/ Kith and Kin Pro]
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|  
 
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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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|-
 
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!  | [[FDB (Legacy Family Tree)|Legacy Family Tree]]
 
!  | [[FDB (Legacy Family Tree)|Legacy Family Tree]]
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| [http://zippersoftware.com/wp/ltools/legacys-database/legacy-tables/ Legacy Tables]
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| Microsoft Jet Database Engine
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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!  | [[LifeLines]]
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!  | LifeLines
 
|  
 
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| MIT License
 
| MIT License
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|-
 
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!  | [[MacFamilyTree]]
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!  | [http://www.syniumsoftware.com/en/macfamilytree MacFamilyTree]
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| [https://familytreemeetsgis.nogi.ch/software-used-for-the-family-treegis-mapping-project/ SQLite]
 
|  
 
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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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|-
 
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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 (genealogy software)|Reunion]]
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!  | [[Reunion]]
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| *.familyfile
 
| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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|-
 
|-
!  | [[RootsMagic]]
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!  | [https://www.rootsmagic.com/ RootsMagic]
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| [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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| Proprietary
 
| 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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!  | [[The Master Genealogist|Master Genealogist, The]]
 
!  | [[The Master Genealogist|Master Genealogist, The]]
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| [[The_Master_Genealogist#File_format|v3 - v9]]
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| [[DBF]]
 
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| Proprietary
 
| Proprietary
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| Yes(2014)
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|-
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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 06:36, 9 May 2019

File Format
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 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 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 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
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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