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Re: Converting a GFT or GEDCOM to '5.5 or higher'
« Reply #36 on: Tuesday 28 July 15 14:09 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Converted files winging their way back to you.

Cheers!

Ray
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Re: Converting a GFT or GEDCOM to '5.5 or higher'
« Reply #37 on: Wednesday 29 July 15 09:15 BST (UK) »
Thanks Ray, much appreciated! You got the files up to GEDCOM 4.0 format, which family tree maker 2014 doesn't support, but you can import them into a free ancestry.co.uk account and export them as version 5.5 as the program needs. So one more step and it'll be done :)

Apparently there's another way to do it, ancestry.co.uk told me about it. Details here, in case it helps anyone in future. I might give it a shot out of interest. Basically you use Family Tree Maker 2005 SE free trial to do the conversion.

Thanks again :)

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Re: Converting a GFT or GEDCOM to '5.5 or higher'
« Reply #38 on: Wednesday 29 July 15 09:43 BST (UK) »
Hi Tim,

Duh! Sent you the half-finished folder, by mistake.

Just import the ged_4 files into (free and v.good) Legacy8 and export as ged_5.5.1
Or keep them in Legacy8?

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Re: Converting a GFT or GEDCOM to '5.5 or higher'
« Reply #39 on: Wednesday 29 July 15 10:11 BST (UK) »
Hi Tim,

Duh! Sent you the half-finished folder, by mistake.

Just import the ged_4 files into (free and v.good) Legacy8 and export as ged_5.5.1
Or keep them in Legacy8?

Ray

We just got my mother in law Family Tree Maker 2014, from the ancestry crowd. I'll import into their online service and output as 5.5. It'll only take a few minutes, thanks again :)