GEDitCOM

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GEDitCOM II
Original author(s) John A Nairn[1]
Developer(s) RSAC Software
Initial release December 7, 1998; 18 years ago (1998-12-07)[2]
Stable release
2.3[3] / 17 November 2016; 6 months ago (2016-11-17)
Operating system Mac OS X (10.4 or higher)
Available in Multilingual (6)
Type Genealogy software
License Proprietary
Website geditcom.com

GEDitCOM is genealogy software for the Mac OS X. The program provides methods to input, manipulate and view information about a family history. It includes options to produce charts depicting family relationships and to produce Web pages for publishing a family history online.

GEDitCOM has native support of GEDCOM files,[4] and is customizable and extensible through Applescript, Python, or Ruby.[5]

Version history[edit]

GEDitCOM II

GEDitCOM II v1.0 was released[6] 7 June 2009 and was a complete rewrite of GEDitCOM 3.82 as a universal binary Cocoa-based application, which runs under OS X 10.4 and higher.

GEDitCOM (Classic)

GEDitCOM v1.0 was released 7 December 1998,[7][8][9] with the final version 3.82 released on 7 June 2009[10] which runs on MacOS 8.1 or newer.[11][12]

GEDitCOM Version 2.0

The most significant changes were the introduction of "Extensions" (or GEDitCOM II plug ins), dynamic editing in trees, and redesigned help window[13]

Languages[edit]

Supported languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, Swedish.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Professor John A. Nairn
  2. ^ GEDitCOM Version History, Wayback Archive
  3. ^ GEDitCOM II Release Notes
  4. ^ GEDitCOM 3.x review
  5. ^ GEDitCOM II Scripting Tutorials
  6. ^ GEDitCOM II Release Notes
  7. ^ GEDitCOM for PowerMac, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter--9 February 1999
  8. ^ Wayback Archive of Old Website
  9. ^ Journal of Online Genealogy - Volume 3, Number 5, December 1998 - Software Trends - GEDitCOM 1.0 for the Power Macintosh, By John Nairn Wayback Archive
  10. ^ GEDitCOM legacy web site.
  11. ^ GEDitCOM Legacy Downloads
  12. ^ MacAttack, 12/1/2001, By Allison Stacy, Third-party review (of GEDitCOM, not GEDitCOM II), Family Tree Magazine.
  13. ^ GEDitCOM II Release Notes, Version 2.0 (released 17 Aug 2014)
  14. ^ GEDitCOM II Interfaces, Supported languages: E=English, Fr=French, Sp=Spanish, P=Portuguese, Fi=Finnish, Sw=Swedish.

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