GEDCOM Specifications

GEDCOM 5.5.5, current specification, in Portable Document Format (PDF)
2019-10-02: GEDCOM 5.5.5, the current standard, with some annotations (zipped PDF).

The GEDCOM 5.5.5 specification was created from an XML source file using the free, non-commercial license of Prince.
That is why there is a Prince logo in the upper right corner of the first page.

GEDCOM 5.5.1, previous specification, in Portable Document Format (PDF)
1999-10-02: GEDCOM 5.5.1, the previous standard, without annotations (zipped PDF).
2019-10-02: GEDCOM 5.5.1 Annotated Edition, Revision Two (zipped PDF).

GEDZIP, in Portable Document Format (PDF)

2021-02-21: GEDZIP 0.1, initial draft (unzipped PDF).
2021-02-22: GEDZIP 0.2, added reference section (unzipped PDF).