Archives for August 2010

How to Work with a GEDCOM file

Sharing Genealogical Data 1.  What is a GEDCOM file? GEDCOM is an acronym for “Genealogical Data Communications.”   It is the name for a “standard” or uniform file format that makes it possible to import and export genealogy data between genealogy programs.  A GEDCOM file always has the three-letter extension of  *.ged.    For example, TurleyFamily.ged, or OurFamily.ged. […]