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Get your raw data

From SNPedia

Promethease can read many file formats, but here are tips for the most common ones


23andMe users can get it from

It will generate a filename similar to this

  • genome_Jon_Smith__Full_20120731154858.zip

If you're on an iphone, you might find these steps helpful


See Ancestry.com


FTDNA users can get it from

Download "Build 37 Raw Data Concatenated"

It will generate a filename similar to this

  • 37_J_Smith_Chrom_Autoso_20171203.csv.gz

My Heritage[edit]

When logged in to your MyHeritage account, go to the DNA section and from the pull-down options for that section choose "Manage DNA kits".

When you are looking at the list of DNA kits in your MyHeritage account, there will be three gray dots to the right of each kit.

Clicking the three dots to the right of the file you wish to download data for, and you will see the "Download kit" option, which is what you should select. Click 'continue' and agree to the information provided, and then MyHeritage will send an email to you including instructions and a direct link to your raw data file for downloading.


Feel free to add information on other direct-to-consumer large-scale genotyping or sequencing platforms routinely providing free, full raw data access/download to their users.