.RMGC File Extension

RootsMagic Data File

Developer RootsMagic, Inc.
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What is an RMGC file?

An RMGC file is a family history database created by RootsMagic or RootsMagic Essentials, genealogy programs that allow users to track and share their family trees. It contains an SQLite-formatted database that stores information about a user's family. RMGC files store family members' names, ages, birth dates, death dates, and relationships with other family members, as well as other information.

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Screenshot of a .rmgc file in RootsMagic Essentials
RMGC file open in RootsMagic Essentials

Because RMGC files are formatted as SQLite databases, they can be read and edited using third-party SQLite database management tools. However, you'll likely have a much easier time opening and editing an RMGC file in RootsMagic or RootsMagic Essentials. RootsMagic Essentials is available for free and allows users to create and print a basic family tree. The full, paid RootsMagic program includes a number of additional features, including the ability to search for unknown family members, view your family tree as a timeline, and publish your family tree to the web.

How to open an RMGC file

You can open an RMGC file in RootsMagic or RootsMagic Essentials. To do so, select File → Open... from the program's menu bar.

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