Tuesday, July 9, 2013

X Compare

This tool compares two Family Finder FTDNA X chromosome raw data or X chromosome of autosomal 23andMe raw data files and provides the shared segments. It also provides an estimated common ancestor. It supports only build 37. Please use Build-36-to-37 tool to convert to 37 if you have build 36.

Prerequisites: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0


xcmp -i <input-file> -m <match-file> [options]

Optional Parameters:
-g [Gender] - Value can be M for male, F for female
Default is M.
-nc [Match NoCall] - Value can be true or false. Default is true
-t [Unit Type] - Value can be cM for centimorgans or Mb for megabase,
Default is cM
-er [Error Radius] - Default is -1 (Disabled).
-s [SNP Threshold] - Default is 150
-cm [cM Threshold] - Used when type is cM, Default is 1
-mb [Mb Threshold] - Used when type is Mb, Default is 1
-o [Output File] - Send output to file. Default is console.
-nt [Not Tested] - Consider missing SNPs in input that exist in match
file as, 0 = Doesn't exist in match, 1 = Existing in
input, 2 = No-match. Default is 0

xcmp -i <12345-x-results.csv> -m <98765-x-results.csv>

Download : xcmp.exe (261 Kb)

Source Code at GitHub.

Change Log
Version 1.1
  • Bug Fixes.
Version 1.0
  • Compares in both Mb and cM.
Acknowledgements and References