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The following utility programs are available for use with Pedigree Software programs and databases. Except where mentioned, these are all Windows programs that install and work under all versions of Windows from Win95 to Win7.

Database Utilities

Checks Pedigree Software databases for corrupt records, which it may then be used to remove. Includes a compaction facility for use on databases with no corrupt records. See this page for more information and a download link.


Miscellaneous processing of GEDCOM files, especially for importing from other programs. Supplied with PediTree and Pedigree on CD-ROM, or download the 680Kb installer setgu7205.exe. Includes Convert UTF-8 for handling GEDCOM file in Unicode subset UTF-8, as can be produced by some other programs.


A utility to copy Groups, Records, Picture scripts, Reports and Tables from one Pedigree Software database to another. Download the 500Kb installer setuppedc.exe.


A utility to analyse Pedigree database definitions, including records and Picture Scripts. Supplied with PediTree and Pedigree on CD-ROM, or download the 590Kb installer setps3300.exe.

Pedigree Printing

A utility to assist printing from Pedigree for DOS under Windows 95 or later. Supplied with Pedigree on CD-ROM, also available for download from Not tested under Windows Vista or Windows 7. It is strongly recommended that you upgrade to PediTree with its improved printing facilities instead of using this utility.

Other DOS Utilities

The following utilities are all DOS programs that need to be run from a command prompt. They will not work under 64-bit versions of Windows (but see the information in page Pedigree for DOS).


Convert GEDCOM files from Pedigree for export to other programs. Supplied with PediTree, but not generally needed for use with that program.


A general-purpose sorting program. Supplied with PediTree.


A utility for copying and deleting Pedigree databases. When copying to floppy disks, will permit a database to span several disks if necessary. Supplied with Pedigree. Not recommended for use with PediTree.

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