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Ancestris logo.png
Screenshot of Ancestris media editor.
Screenshot of Ancestris (v11).
Developer(s)The Ancestris Core Team
Initial release2010; 10 years ago (2010)
Stable release
Current: 10 (10 January 2020; 10 months ago (2020-01-10))
Preview release
3 July 2020; 5 months ago (2020-07-03)
Written inJava
    Operating systemLinux, BSD, Solaris, Windows, OSX [1]
    Available inMultilingual (18)
    TypeGenealogy software
    LicenseGNU General Public License v3

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    Ancestris is a free genealogy software [2] compliant with GEDCOM versions 5.5 and 5.5.1. It is licenced under the GNU GPL 3.0 licence and available for Linux[3], BSD, Solaris, MAC and Windows. It is written in Java language and relies on the NetBeans platform from Oracle.


    Main features include:

    • Graphical user interface.
    • Supports several languages.
    • Edits several genealogy files at the same time.
    • Views provided include trees, geographic maps, graph, timeline.
    • Generates reports in multiple formats, including .pdf, .html, .svg and .txt.

    File Format[edit]

    Ancestris file format is GEDCOM format.

    • All data in stored in a GEDCOM file.
    • Unicode support


    Ancestris is available in catalan, dutch, english, finish, french, german, greek, hungarian, italian, norwegian, polish, portuguese, spanish and sweedish.


    1. "Installation". Ancestris documentation.
    2. Ancestris sur Framalibre
    3. Documentation Ancestris sur ubuntu-fr

    External links[edit]

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