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Cranefoot
Description CraneFoot is an open-source pedigree drawing software that can process hundreds of families simultaneously and print a comprehensive report of the results. An online drawing service is provided for those that do not wish to use the software without a graphical user interface. (Description retrieved from http://www.finndiane.fi/software/)
Authors Ville-Petteri Mäkinen
Website http://www.finndiane.fi/software/cranefoot/
Operating Systems Windows, Linux/UNIX

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CYRILLIC
Description (version 3 (Oct 1999)) pedigree drawing with fully integrated risk analysis and support for industry standard databases (MS Access and Corel Paradox). designed for genetic counselors and others who work with patients. if you use genetic marker data you need Cyrillic 2. (version 2) this version of Cyrillic draws pedigrees, works with genetic marker data, lets you do haplotyping and allows exports to a range of linkage analysis packages.
Authors Cherwell Scientific Publishing and Cyril Chapman
References Chapman, Am J. Med Genet, 36,155-160 (1990).
Website http://www.cyrillicsoftware.com (see also pedigree drawing on Mac and PCs Web page)
Ftp for free trials, see http://www.cyrillicsoftware.com/download/downloads.htm
Source Code Language Visual C++
Operating Systems PC(Window95/Window98/WindowNT)
Price 2.1 (US$599/379 UK pounds/570 euros), 3 (US$769/479 UK pounds/725 euro), upgrades from 2.1 to 3 (US$299), upgrades from 2 to 3 (US$399),

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FTM (Family Tree Maker)
Description (version 10) genealogy software
Website http://www.genealogy.com/soft_ftm.html
Operating Systems PC(Window98/ME/XP)
Price US$29.99

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FTREE
Description (version v4 (1995))
Authors Rodney Go (Univ Alabama)
Website http://www.soph.uab.edu/epi/directory?facname=3261
Source Code Language FORTRAN
Operating Systems PC(DOS/..), VMS

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GGT (Graphical GenoTyping package) (see also, MAPCOMP )
Description (version July 2002) GGT combines genetic map data and locus data to display Graphical Genotypes. Data can be viewed by individual or by linkage group, and sorted on markers. Statistics are calculated and simultaneous filtering/selection on multiple linkage groups is possible. Output of hi-res genotype drawings directly to printer or to emf/jpeg/bitmap image. A module for constructing GGT-datafiles from common mapmaker/joinmap style formatted data is available.
Authors Ralph van Berloo (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)
References R Van Berloo (1999),"GGT: Software for the display of graphical genotypes", J Heredity, 90:328-329. [ full text (PDF) ]
Website http://www.plantbreeding.wur.nl/UK/software_ggt.html
Source Code Language Delphi (Pascal)
Operating Systems PC(Windows 95/98/2000/XP)
Executables GGT32.EXE

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HaploPainter
Description A pedigree and haplotypes drawing tool written in Perl/Tk. The software processes pedigree information in standard linkage formats combining haplotype information outputs from Simwalk, Genehunter, Allegro and Merlin. (Description retrieved from http://sourceforge.net/projects/haplopainter/)
References Holger Thiele and Peter Nürnberg (2004) HaploPainter: a tool for drawing pedigrees with complex haplotypes Bioinformatics. 2005 Apr 15;21(8):1730-2. Epub 2004 Sep 17
Website http://haplopainter.sourceforge.net/

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Kinship2
Description Routines to handle family data with a pedigree object. The initial purpose was to create correlation structures that describe family relationships such as kinship and identity-by-descent, which can be used to model family data in mixed effects models, such as in the coxme function. Also includes a tool for pedigree drawing which is focused on producing compact layouts without intervention. Recent additions include utilities to trim the pedigree object with various criteria, and kinship for the X chromosome (Description retrieved from http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/kinship2/index.html)
Authors Terry Therneau, Elizabeth Atkinson, Jason Sinnwell <sinnwell.jason at mayo.edu>, Daniel Schaid, Shannon McDonnell
Website http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/kinship2/index.html
Operating Systems Windows, OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Mavericks

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MAPCHART (Windows software for the graphical presentation of linkage maps and QTLs)
Description (version 2.0) Produces charts of genetic linkage and QTL data. The charts are composed of a sequence of vertical bars representing the linkage groups or chromosomes. On these bars the positions of loci are indicated, and next to the bars QTL intervals and QTL graphs can be shown. MapChart reads the linkage information (i.e. the locus and QTL names and their positions) from text files. Many options to adapt the charts to different purposes. Can produce graphic files (enhanced windows metafile format) which can be enhanced with other MS-Windows software.
Authors Roeland E Voorrips (Plant Research International, Wageningen, Netherlands)
References RE Voorrips (2001), "MapChart version 2.0: Windows software for the graphical presentation of linkage maps and QTLs", Plant Research International, Wageningen, Netherlands.
Website http://www.biometris.wur.nl/uk/Software/MapChart/
Source Code Language Delphi
Operating Systems PC(MS-Windows 95/98/ME/NT4.0/2000)

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Madeline 2.0 PDE
Description The Madeline 2.0 Pedigree Drawing Engine is a pedigree drawing program designed to handle large and complex pedigrees with an emphasis on readability and aesthetics. The program reads input files specified on the command line and generates pedigree drawings without user interaction. Pedigree output in scalable vector graphics (SVG) format can be viewed in browsers with native SVG rendering support such as Firefox 1.5+ and Opera 9.0+, or in vector graphics editors such as Inkscape. (Description retrieved from http://eyegene.ophthy.med.umich.edu/madeline/documentation.php/)
Authors madelinesoftware@umich.edu
Website http://eyegene.ophthy.med.umich.edu/madeline/
Operating Systems Linux Macintosh OS X, Windows

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PED (Pedigree Drawing software)
Description PED 6 (www.medgen.de) is a Windows application for creating, drawing, and editing of pedigrees. All of the pedigree drawing features conform to the Pedigree Standardization Task Force recommendations. PED 6 enables the user to export family information not only as LINKAGE or CSV (comma separated values) file, but also as a BOADICEA data file. The data files created by PED can be uploaded to the BOADICEA Web Application (BWA; www.srl.cam.ac.uk/genepi/boadicea/boadicea_home.html) to estimate the risks of breast and ovarian cancer and the probability to be a carrier of any cancer-associated mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene. (Description retrieved from http://www.medgen.de/ped/index.html)
Authors Hansjoerg Plendl
References A Golla, Medizinische Genetik, 4:595-597 (1997); H Plendl, Medizinische Genetik, 1:50-51 (1998).
Website http://www.medgen.de/ped/http://www.medgen.de/ped/getstarted.html
Operating Systems PC(Windows 95/98/NT)
License http://www.medgen.de/ped/download.html#fees

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PEDHUNTER
*Description A software package that facilitates creation and verification of pedigrees within large genealogies.
Authors Agarwala, Biesecker, Hopkins, Francomano, Schffer (NIH)
References Agarwala R, Biesecker LG, Hopkins KA, Francomano CA, Schäffer AA: Software for Constructing and Verifying Pedigrees Within Large Genealogies and an Application to the Old Order Amish of Lancaster County. Genome Research 8:211-221,1998.
Website http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/CBBresearch/Schaffer/pedhunter.html

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PEDIGRAPH
Description (Trial version 1.1 (January 2003)) A pedigree visualization program specifically designed to draw large, complex pedigrees.
Authors John Garbe (University of Minnesota), Yang Da (University of Minnesota)
References J Garbe, Y Da (2003), Pedigraph user manual Version 1.1. Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota.
Website http://animalgene.umn.edu/pedigraph/
Source Code Language C/C++
Operating Systems PC(Windows, Linux)
Executables pedigraph

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PEDIGREE/DRAW
Description ( 5.0B5 (Jan 1998)) pedigree drawing
Authors Bennett Dyke, Paul Mamelka (contact person), J. MacCleur, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
References Am Soc Hum Genet annual meeting 1987 (Dyke, Mamelka, Am J. Hum Genet, suppl 41, A253 (1987))
Website http://www.pedigree-draw.com/
see also: pedigree drawing on Mac and PCs web page
Ftp ftp://www.sfbr.org/pub/pedmgt/peddrw
Operating Systems MacOS
Executables PedDraw
Price disk and user's guide: US$45; user's guide: US$20; upgrade for disk: US$15

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PedigreeQuery
Description A program for working with large pedigrees. Some times it is required to get chart only of some shapes of such pedigrees. PedigreeQuery was made for drawing shapes of pedigrees using step-by-step algorithm. The drawing unit is a nuclear family. New nuclear family is added to pictured shape of pedigree on each step. Enlargement of shape is making by pointing on person who is already in shape and we will called him pointer. If there are offspring or parents of the pointer which are not yet in the shape they will added to it. Step-by-step algorithm allows to draw any shape of pedigrees or whole pedigrees. Such kind of pedigree drawing is very useful in tracking inheritance of genes in large pedigrees. You may get just only the shape of the pedigree which consists only persons which are you interesting in but not the whole pedigree which is difficult for study. (Description retrieved from http://mga.bionet.nsc.ru/soft/pedquery/pedigreequery.html)
Authors kianvl@mail.ru
Language Java
Website http://mga.bionet.nsc.ru/soft/pedquery/pedigreequery.html
Operating Systems Linux, Windows

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PEDIGREE-VISUALIZER
Authors Limsoon Wong (National Univ of Singapore)
Website http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~wongls/talks/giw00-talk/

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PEDRAW/WPEDRAW (Pedigree Drawing/ Window Pedigree Drawing (MS-Window and X-Window version of PEDRAW))
Description a pedigree drawing program using LINKAGE data files
Authors Dave Curtis
References Curtis, Ann Hum Genet, 54, 365-367 (1990)
Website http://www.mds.qmw.ac.uk/statgen/dcurtis/software.html
Ftp ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/software/linkage_and_mapping/statgen/dcurtis/ , or ftp://ftp.gene.ucl.ac.uk/pub/packages/dcurtis
Source Code Language C++
Operating Systems PC(DOS/Window), X-window

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PROGENY (Progeny Software, LLC)
*Description (version 4.5 (September 2002)) Fully customizable, multi-user relational database with an integrated pedigree drawing component to manage genetic and pedigree data. Includes advanced search/query and import/export functions and ability to connect to any existing database.
Authors David Deram (Progeny Software, LLC)
References http://www.progenygenetics.com/contact.html
Website http://www.progenygenetics.com/online-pedigree/
Source Code Language C++ and Active X Controls
Operating Systems PC(Windows95/98/2000/ME/NT/XP)

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