Category Archives: GEDmatch

HomeDNA Summer Sale 50% Off Through September 3, 2018

I received an e-mail from HomeDNA earlier today announcing an end of summer sale with 50% off their regular price of $199 for GPS Origins.  Use promo code SUMMER100 to get the discount. I know many people aren’t fans of … Continue reading

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Convert 23andme V5 RAW to Gedmatch classic

Found this tool while researching another tool on Wilhelm Genealogy’s website. via Convert 23andme V5 RAW to Gedmatch classic and other companies valid format. For those wanting to upload your 23andMe v5 chip raw data to other sites, many of … Continue reading

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Genes for Good Facebook App

When I first heard about the Genes for Good DNA test, the University of Michigan was only offering a chance for a free DNA kit with a maximum cap of 20,000 free DNA kits. To qualify (this was several years … Continue reading

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Heirloom DNA Match Manager Tool

A free tool to manage your DNA matches: http://heirloomsoftware.com/dna-match-manager/. DNA Match Manager is a free tool from Heirloom Software that lets you quickly and easily download your DNA match information from: Ancestry (multiple tests supported) 23 & Me Family Tree … Continue reading

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Don’t Take a DNA Test if You Aren’t Prepared for Surprises!

I briefly covered the warning to expect surprises in this blog post,  DNA and Family Tree Research: Goodbye NPE, Hello SDS – some causes of Surname or…, but I think it needs its own post as it’s something that comes … Continue reading

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Interview with Curtis Rogers of GEDmatch

I ran across this the other day – an interview between a blogger and Curtis Rogers of GEDmatch – https://www.theblunderingdnagenealogist.com/2018/07/an-interview-with-curtis-rogers-man.html. When asked about when GEDmatch Genesis would be released (as opposed to still being in beta), here’s his response: Any … Continue reading

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DNA Central Coming Soon June 2018

A new one-stop DNA pay website is coming this month https://dna-central.com/. Annual Membership $99 USD/year (bit cheaper than monthly since you will save  $20/year if you go this route) Monthly Membership $9.99/month About DNA Central https://dna-central.com/about/ Blaine T. Bettinger, Founder … Continue reading

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