File Extension GED

.GED File

File extension: GED
File type: GEDCOM Family History File

Notes about the GED file extension:

Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The GED file type is primarily associated with 'GEDCOM Family History File'. Use any program that tracks family histories. The GEDCOM file format is a standard format for family history files.

Detailed information for file extension GED:

Primary association: GEDCOM Family History File
Identifying characters Hex: 30 20 48 45 41 44 , ASCII: 0.HEAD
Program ID: FTWGedcom
Related links: Genealogy Program Search, Mormon Family Search Site

Other applications associated with file type GED:

  • Arts & Letters (Graphics) by Arts & Letters CorporationA graphics format used in multiple programs by Arts & Letters Corporation. This association is classified as Graphic. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 41 26 4C 2D 00 , ASCII: A&L-
  • EnerGraphics File
  • Family Historian (Native Data Format (GEDCOM File)) by Calico Pie LimitedFamily Historian is a family tree program with a different design philosophy. It uses GEDCOM-formatted files as its native format.
  • Game Editor (Project File) by Game EditorGame Editor is an interactive multimedia tool for game development.
  • GoldED / DOS Compiled Configuration File
  • Graphic Environment DocumentArts & Letters
  • Micrografx Simply 3D Geometry
  • Wicat Image

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File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .GED

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: FTWGedcom
EXEFile: C:\FTW\FTW.exe %1

ProgramID: gedcomfile

ProgramID: FamilyHistorian.GedcomFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FAMILY~1\Program\Fh.exe %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FamilySearch\Paf5\paf5.exe %1

ProgramID: GLEditor.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GedLink\GEDLIN~1\GLEditor.exe %1

ProgramID: FTWGedcom
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ftw\FTW.exe %1

ProgramID: FTWGedcom
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Family Tree Maker 2005\FTW.exe %1

ProgramID: FTWGedcom
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FTM\Ftw.exe %1

ProgramID: Simply3D.Project.2
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROG~1\SIMPLY~1\S3D2.exe

ProgramID: FTWGedcom
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Family Tree Maker 2006\Ftw.exe

ProgramID: MyHeritage_GEDCOM_File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MyHeritage\Bin\MyHeritage.exe

ProgramID: FTWGedcom
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FAV\FTW.exe

ProgramID: GENViewer.GED
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MudCreek\GVLite\GVLite.exe

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