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Informations about the GED filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .ged filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .ged file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.ged - Graphic Environment Document

The GED file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Graphic Environment Document according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Graphic Environment Document (.ged) files can be opened or converted with the help of Arts and Letters Express.

Format description:
GED format description not yet available
Arts and Letters Express
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Arts and Letters Clipart Library

.ged - GEDCOM Document

The GED file is a Document file, which is connected to the GEDCOM Document according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the GEDCOM Document (.ged) files can be opened or converted with the help of Family Tree Legends.

Format description:
GED format
Family Tree Legends
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Family Tree Legends Document

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .ged file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .ged extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .ged files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .ged file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .ged file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .ged file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .ged file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .ged extension

The .ged filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .ged files.

ved, bed, red, hed, grd, gex, ger, gde, gd, fed, ted, ned, gsd, gfd, ges

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .ged file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .ged extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

BED Genome Annotation Track
Golden Software Surfer Grid
GameMaker Studio Extension
Readme Text
The Guide Document
XRK Redcode Source Code

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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