GEnealogy Data COMmunications - GEDCOM is a specific file format invented to allow sharing of data between two potentially dissimilar computers. All vital information on each individual in the database is collected and put in a format the receiving computer may understand. A list of GEDCOM sites is below.
- Lifelines - offering genealogy software for the Unix platforms and Windows. Imports and exports GEDCOM files.
- Gedcoms.com - resource for genealogists. Includes surname pages and links.
- GedView - freeware programme for viewing and navigating through GEDCOM files.
- GEDitCom - Macintosh genealogy freeware. Helps you view GEDCOM files, scriptable UI for customising your family tree.