5 Best Free GEDCOM to PDF Converter Software for Windows

This article contains a list of best free GEDCOM to PDF converter software for Windows. Using these freeware, you can convert your GEDCOM family tree to PDF documents. These software let you create various family tree charts and reports, and let you save them as PDF files. These basically include ancestor chart, descendant chart, fan chart, close family chart, hourglass chart, intermediate family, extended family, etc. As for reports, you can generate and save family group sheet, ancestor, relationships, timeline, addresses, descendants, etc. In one of these software, you can convert a GEDCOM family tree into one page PDF chart.

As these are basically genealogy software, you can also build, view, and study family trees in these. You can check a list of genealogy software here.

My favorite Software to Convert GEDCOM to PDF:

I liked both MyHeritage Family Tree Builder and Redwood Family Tree Software because using these, you can create a lot of family tree charts and save them as PDF documents.

You may also like some best free GEDCOM File Viewer Software, Phylogenetic Tree Viewer Software, and Genetic Heredity Calculator for Windows.

MyHeritage Family Tree Builder



MyHeritage Family Tree Builder is a free software which lets you view, create, edit, and analyze family trees. Using this free software, you can convert GEDCOM to PDF. It lets you generate various family tree charts and reports and save them as PDF files. You can generate ancestor chart, descendant chart, fan chart, close family chart, hourglass chart, and bowtie chart, and then export them as PDF files. As for reports, it lets you generate and save family group sheet, ancestor, relationships, timeline, addresses, descendants, or a custom report as PDF. In a custom report, you can select people and fields to export.

All in all, it is a nice genealogy software using which you can also convert GEDCOM to CSV.

Note: In order to use this software, you need to register a free account on its official website. It also provides a premium version with some advanced features which you can buy from its website.

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OnePage Genealogy



OnePage Genealogy is basically a free software to convert a family tree into one page PDF chart. To do so, it lets you open a GEDCOM file and specify various output parameters to create a PDF. These include:

  • Selection of Root and Generations.
  • Specifying all or none Ancestor Generations and Descendant Generations.
  • Including or Excluding Spouse.
  • Chart style can be set to Pedigree or Timeline. Based on chart style, you can customize some more options. For example, for pedigree chart, you can customize family line highlight color. As for timeline chart, it lets you enable or disable green life lines and blue life lines.
  • Customize output PDF by specifying font and page format.

After setting up above parameters, hit the Create button to convert imported GEDCOM file to PDF. All in all, it is a nice and dedicated software to convert GEDCOM to PDF.

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Redwood Family Tree Software



Redwood Family Tree Software is a genealogy software which can be used to convert GEDCOM to PDF. In it, you can export different views of GEDCOM family tree as PDF files. These include Immediate Family, Extended Family, Ancestor, and Descendant views. It also lets you create and save various charts as PDF files including Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart, and Hourglass Chart.

It lets you create and edit family trees. You can add person, family, multimedia, repository, note, and source to a family tree. You can also edit existing information or delete an object.

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GedView



GedView is a free portable GEDCOM viewer software for Windows. Using it, you can also convert GEDCOM to PDF document. For that, you can use the Print option which lets you save a GEDCOM family tree as a PDF file. Before that, you can configure Print Setup by selecting Microsoft Print to PDF printer and other settings like orientation, paper, etc.

It is a basic GEDCOM viewer. This software lets you view ancestors, descendants, Mitochondrial DNA, and Y Chromosome in the family tree.

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GeneaQuilts



GeneaQuilts is a family tree visualization software for Windows. It is a Java-based portable software using which you can convert GEDCOM to PDF. After opening GEDCOM file, go to its File menu and click on Export Graphics to button. Now, you can select output format as PDF and also setup page layout, margin, info, etc. options. Apart from that, it also lets you export GEDCOM to JSON and DOT files. You can also view the statistics including number of generations, families, individuals, and edges.

It lets you view the family tree by name, surname, or given name.

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