ged2dot is a GEDCOM to Graphviz converter.

The latest version is v7.6, released on 2023-08-04.


ged2dot is a script that takes a GEDCOM file and tries to visualize it using Graphviz's dot tool. The basic idea is that you can map individuals and families to graph nodes and connections between them to graph edges, then dot takes care of the rest. What's unique about ged2dot is that it allows more than showing ancestors and descendants of a single individual (what you can easily do with other existing family editor software).

It looks like this:



ged2dot is free and open source. You can find the source code on GitHub and issues and feature requests can be posted on the issue tracker. If you'd like to contribute, please consider opening a pull request.


Use of this source code is governed by a MPL-style license that can be found in the LICENSE file.