Who Has The Largest DNA Database? (2021)

The consumer DNA testing market grew rapidly over several years after Ancestry.com launched its autosomal DNA kit in 2012. However, the rate of growth slowed significantly from 2018. But this doesn’t mean that growth has stalled. I’m a customer of all the major companies, and I see new DNA relatives on each site with every … Read more

Where Can I Upload My DNA For Free?

I have uploaded my raw DNA results to four sites for free: GEDmatch, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA, and Living DNA. This article gives you tutorials on uploading to each site. I also purchased DNA kits from Ancestry and 23andMe. These two companies do not currently accept uploads from elsewhere. However, I have a workaround for you that … Read more

How To Upload Your DNA to FamilyTreeDNA

This is a step-by-step walkthrough of how to upload your DNA to FamilyTreeDNA. We’ll also look at some background to the company, and how FamilyTreeDNA treats your privacy and security. You should be sure you’re comfortable with these aspects before you upload your DNA to any site. Which DNA Tests Does FamilyTreeDNA Accept? FamilyTreeDNA accepts … Read more

Who Owns FamilyTreeDNA? (Explained)

The parent company of FamilyTreeDNA merged in early 2021 with Australian genetic testing company myDNA. What does this mean for FamilyTreeDNA customers? Will the genealogy services be enhanced or left behind? This article takes a close look at the future direction for the family research division of the merged company. Who Owns FamilyTreeDNA? The FamilyTreeDNA … Read more