Once yoOnce you have created a GEDMatch account, you can upload one or more autosomal DNA files. This will allow you to match against the GEDMatch database and use GEDMatch's tools.
GEDMatch is a 3rd party tool site for autosomal DNA. It allows matching between multiple DNA testing companies. It also has tools that are not found elsewhere.
Gencove is a DNA testing service created by Tomaz Berisa, Kaja Wasik, and Joe Pickrell. You can join either by uploading your autosomal DNA results from another testing company (FTDNA, 23andMe, Ancestry, GenesforGood) or by ordering a DNA test from Gencove.
23andMe raw data files are downloaded in the ZIP format. This is how you extract them for use by some 3rd party sites like James Lick's mtDNA page.
Many 3rd party utilities need you to download your results from 23andMe to use them.
These instructions are for ordering one of the new FTDNA SNP Packs if you are already an FTDNA customer. Note that SNP Packs are for males, as they test that handy Y-Chromosome that only men have.* 1) Login to your FTDNA account. https://affiliate.familytreedna.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=598&url=https://www.familytreedna.com/login.aspx 2) Click on the blue upgrade button at the top right of [...]
Kitty Cooper has launched her Chromosome Mapper tool page. This useful tool allows you to color code DNA segments you share with cousins once you have determined your common ancestor. This post covers the basics of using it.
Family Tree DNA allows you to set if you wish to share your mtDNA Coding Region results with group project administrators. You set it per project. To share, follow these steps...