Search for content in message boards

How long does it take to download a GED from an online tree?

Replies: 6

Re: How long does it take to download a GED from an online tree?

Posted: 1373094339000
Classification: Query
Depends if you mean the entire process or specifically just the download.

The first part of the process is to export (clicking the export button) to a GEDCOM - the export(ing) process has had its share of problems over the years particularly with large trees - as the explanatory note says it can take a long time to export the tree and there have been a number of reports of "hung" exports never completing eventually requiring the user to contact support.

The second part of the process is the actual download to your pc (the export button changes to download) - pretty much dependent on your internet connection speed. Given that tree export doesn't include any media the actual download normally shouldn't take all that long even for relatively large trees.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
linaik 1373065171000 
BurgessDonnel... 1373067147000 
sageflat 1373094339000 
linaik 1373116938000 
ludlowbaylive 1373136289000 
linaik 1373145375000 
sageflat 1373185643000 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic