Please note that if you have undergone a whole genome sequencing test (such as those offered by Nebula Genomics, Dante Labs, or YSEQ) and have a BAM or CRAM file, you should refer to our WGS to RAW file service to obtain your RAW files, haplogroups, and additional information. The VCF to RAW file service is intended for use by individuals who need to convert this file for other purposes.
VCF (Variant Call Format) is a file format used to store genetic data, including information about an individual’s DNA sequence variants. 23andMe is a company that offers genetic testing and analysis services. It uses its own proprietary file format to store genetic data.
Therefore, converting a VCF file to a 23andMe file means transforming a file containing genetic data in the VCF format into a file in the format used by 23andMe. This can be useful if you have genetic data in VCF format and want to use it with third parties tools or if you want to transfer your genetic data from one platform to another.
To convert a VCF file to a 23andMe file, you will need to use a specialized tool or software that can perform the conversion. There are several options available, including online tools, command-line utilities, and desktop software. Some tools may allow you to convert multiple VCF files at once, while others may only support converting a single file at a time.
Once the conversion is complete, you can use the resulting 23andMe file with the tools and services offered by third parties. This may allow you to access new insights about your genetics, connect with relatives, or learn more about your ancestry and genetic health.