Note: This page has been replaced by the GEDitCOM II page.
Name: GEDitCOM II
Current Version/Last Updated: Version 1.4, Build 1, April 19 2010
Type: Genealogy Software
iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch Support? No
Price (Upgrade): $64.99 ($19.99 for owners of GEDitCOM 3.82 and earlier)
Purchase / Download Options:
* Appears to be free upgrades with the 1.x series for GEDitCOM II 1.x owners.
* Download Demo: GEDitCOM.com
* Buy from GEDitCOM.com
* As a GEDCOM Genealogy data reader, it can be freely used (however you can not edit/save data).
GEDitCOM II is a new genealogy application for MacOS X that sets the standard for ease-of-use, for editing genealogy files, for a customizable user experience, and for power features allowing the greatest access to your genealogical data. GEDitCOM II is a complete rewrite of the former GEDitCOM application.
Software Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 – 10.6 Snow Leopard
Hardware Requirements: Intel or PPC Macs that support 10.4
GEDCOM Support: Yes
Web Page/HTML Creation and Support: Yes
Supported Languages: English, ?
Notes and Features:
* Based around created, editing, and reading GEDCOM files (hence the GEDitCOM name).
*** However, it can support data that goes beyond the GEDCOM format, by using a “.gedpkg” package, in addition to normal GEDCOM files, for data/files needed for certain features of GEDitCOM II. the .gedpkg file contains a GEDCOM file in addition to other files/data.
* Multi-window browser interface
* Wide-scale multimedia support – photos, sounds, movies, etc.
* Supports iPhoto, iTunes, and iMovie
* Entire user interface is customizable, comes with a user interface editor
– April 19, 2010 Version 1.4 Build 1 – GEDitCOM II 1.4, Build 1 adds adds several new features, including free use of GEDitCOM as a GEDCOM reader (no saving/editing unless you register) and also adds a Wikipedia-like format should you want to display your data that way. There are numerous other fixes, enhancements, and improvements.
Other useful links:
– Tutorials at GEDitCOM.com
– Current: GEDitCOM II Version 1.4, Build 1 – April 19, 2010
– GEDitCOM II Version 1.3 – January 9, 2010
– GEDitCOM II Version 1.2 – October 17, 2009
– GEDitCOM II Version 1.1 – August 17, 2009
– GEDitCOM II Version 1.0 – June 7, 2009
– older version of GEDitCOM (Rosetta/PPC-based)