Year 2000 compliance
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Licenses for PED 4.2 are no longer available. These pages are just kept for reference.
PED 4.2: Please download a free evaluation copy. You are allowed to use this copy for a limited time (up to 60 days). Upon registration, you will receive a key that allows printing and saving of pedigrees (both are disabled in evaluation mode). For current license fees please take a look at the price list.
A license fee does not include a printed manual, or a disk set for automatic installation.You can download the complete program, as well as the comprehensive manual from here.
If you have already PED 4.0 or higher, please download PED 4.2 (Do not install upon a previous PED version !). Upon request by e-mail. you will receive a key to unlock the features disabled in evaluation mode at no extra cost.
You can download PED 4.2 in either of two "flavors": The EXE file is a self extracting zipped file, the ZIP - file is for manual extraction. Both files have the same content.
Create a new directory on your hard disk labelled PED42.
Right click on one of the following links and choose "Save file ...". Save to your PED directory.
The order form ("order.txt") in your PED main directory is no longer valid. For current license fees please take a look at the price list. The order form is here.
After extraction, please find tutorial.htm in your PED main directory, and double click on it in the Windows explorer. This will give you some brief overview.
File name kb Comment After Download ped42a.exe 2830 Self extracting Zip file
Double click on ped42a.exe. You will be prompted for a directory name (default: C:\ped42). All files will be automatically extracted. ped42a.zip 2793 ZIP file for manual exctraction Use your favourite Zip tool (be sure to select Create directory to restore the directory structure for the files that are extracted) and extract to your PED directory
Right click on one of the following links and choose "Save file ...". Save to your PED directory. The manual (p4man.doc) expands to about 7700 kb when unzipped. The expanded manual is in Word 6 file format.
File name kb Comment After Download p42man.exe 527 Self extracting Zip file
Double click on p42man.exe. You will be prompted for a directory name (default: C:\ped42). The manual will be automatically extracted. p42man.zip 489 ZIP file for manual exctraction Use your favourite Zip tool and extract to your PED directory
In the Explorer, find the file named PED.EXE. Right click on PED.EXE, drag the link icon and drop it on the desktop. From the file menu, choose Create link.. (Windows 3.1: Select "New" from the Program Manager's File menu, and search for PED.EXE to create a link).
Now you're ready to launch PED: Double click on the PED icon. Please take a look at the file readme.txt for additional hints.
PED 4.2 - both demo mode and registered version - are year 2000 compliant.
Last update: December 2006