If you have been researching your Family History for some time, the chances are you will have amassed a quantity of family data on a spreadsheet. Now the time has come and you really want to et it into your favourite genealogy software program.
See the related pages links for thirteen methods of converting an Excel spreadsheet into a Gedcom formatted file for loading into your own genealogy program.
So which is the best method to convert an Excel spreadsheet of family linked data?
- For ease of use, and comprehensive mapping to most Gedcom tags: Family Historian
- An alternative generic tool that allows for allows many different Excel sheet layouts: GedTool
Here is my complete list of solutions to this challenge:
- Ancestor Access
- CSV file
- cvbFT Family Tree database
- Family Historian
- Manual method
- Using excel2ged-family
- XL to Ged
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