What is GEDCOM file?
The GEDCOM file extension is a computer file format used to exchange data and preserve data between genealogical software applications. GEDCOM files contain a list of family member names, birth dates, addresses, and other identifiers for each person in the family tree.
GEDCOM Format details
|Full Name||GEDCOM Genealogy Format|
Tools that will help you view GEDCOM files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the GEDCOM extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the GEDCOM file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the GEDCOM file differently than the application dedicated to handling the GEDCOM file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the GEDCOM file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the GEDCOM file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the GEDCOM file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
GEDCOM File Viewers