Tag: Gedcom

XL to Ged

XL to Ged is a simple online tool by Orba Design. Thant converts basic data for a list of names into a Gedcom file. The data is entered in a an Excel template and saved as a CSV file. Details of the process are here where you can download the templates. There are two formats of […]

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Family Historian

The genealogy program Family Historian includes a useful “plugin” that enables the direct import of person and relationship data into a new database. The main Family Historian product (which I personally recommend) can be obtained here, including a free trial (although plugins do not work with the free trial). Details of the additional free plugin […]

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cvbFT Family Tree database

cvbFT might be a strange name but is is an Excel based  family tree program.  It has the ability to import from Gedcom  and export to Gedcom.  Being Excel based this means that it is possible to enter data directly into the worksheets and generate a Gedcom file from scratch. There are two versions  one for […]

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Excel to Gedcom conversion

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 […]

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Gramps

Gramps is an excellent, open-source (free) genealogy program. It is primarily a Linux solution, but don’t let this put you off as it is available for several other operating systems including Mac OS X. There is also a Portable Windows version described here which can be run from a USB stick. You can also run […]

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GEDaRHIZ

GEDaRHIZ is an French program developed by Jacques Louvel It is described in English here http://pagesperso-orange.fr/jacques.louvel/chrest/gedarhiz_eng.htm To obtain a copy of the Excel workbook you need to subscribe to the program’s Yahoo Group http://fr.groups.yahoo.com/group/gedarhiz/ The program is free and is documented in English and French. © 2009 – 2016, Graham Ward. All rights reserved.

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TransGed

Here is a French program TransGed which can be downloaded here http://www.visuged.org/chargetg.php3 © 2009 – 2014, Graham Ward. All rights reserved.

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Manual method

Here is a “knife and fork” method http://www.tedpack.org/text2ged.html using Word and Excel is described by Ted Pack. © 2009 – 2014, Graham Ward. All rights reserved.

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Fix2Ged

Fix2Ged is a DOS program written by the LDS Family History Department in 1993, but still works. This utility was developed so that the user could use a grammar pattern file to describe the fixed field (field delimited) input file, as well as defining the appropriate GEDCOM structure in which the specified fixed fields are […]

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GedTool

GedTool is a collection of Excel macros for processing of GEDCOM files.  All functions are started from a common menu interface.  With GedTool all fields from a GEDCOM file can be converted into an Excel file.  Once in Excel, they will be changed and written back.   The same process can be used for creating a completely new […]

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