To use this tool you'll need:
The instructions differ for each testing company. In all cases you will need to save the file to your computer as opposed to opening it.
Bulk downloads of segment data are currently unavailable from Family Tree DNA From their site: "The option to download your matches list and segment data is currently unavailable as we work on enhancements. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience." This page will be updated once this feature is restored.
Segment data is currently unavailable from 23andMe Read more
Bulk segment data is currently unavailable from MyHeritage This page will be updated once this feature is restored.
The file is available via the link 'Export this data into CSV file format' at the bottom left at the bottom of the match list.
Gedmatch now provides a downloadable file of all segments via their 'Segment Search' report (please note: this is available to Gedmatch Tier 1 subscribers only).
This CSV can be imported directly into DNA Painter.
Or alternatively you can copy and paste the table of segments provided into a CSV format. To do this:
Tip: if you have a parent tested and uploaded to Gedmatch, you can run the 'Phasing' tool to create separate kits of your maternal and paternal DNA. And if you then run the segment search using these phased kit numbers, you'll be able to import your maternal and paternal DNA separately and assign the matches to the correct chromosomes by editing the imported groups!
Importing a DNA painter map To download a CSV file from a DNA Painter map, visit 'All segment data' (click the settings cog icon above chromosome 1 and you'll find it under 'Reports') and click the '.csv file' link at the top left.