Animal and Breeding Products Compared

Use this table to compare - Breeders Assistant, PedPro and Pedigree Assistant. These are all pedigree software products.

Feature Breeders Assistant PedPro Pedigree Assistant
Native Mac version? No, but see note 1 No, but see note 1 No, but see note 1
Windows versions supported? Windows 10, Windows 11 Windows 10, Windows 11 Windows 10, Windows 11
Maximum number of animals 75,000 in the Personal Edition
1,000,000 in the Professional and Extended Editions
1,000,000 10,000
Printed Pedigrees Yes Yes Yes
Save Pedigrees as PDF Yes, see note 2 Yes Yes, see note 2
Save Pedigrees as Images (JPEG/PNG) Yes Yes Yes
Breeder Logo in Pedigrees Yes Yes Yes
Watermark Image Behind Pedigree Yes Yes Yes
Photos in Pedigree Yes Yes Yes
Calligraphic Effects in Pedigrees Yes - Yes
Customizable Borders Yes Yes Yes
Artistic Pedigree Border and Corner Graphics Yes - Yes
Customize Pedigree Fonts & Colors Yes Yes Yes
Max. Generations Ancestors in a Printed Pedigree Yes, but see note 3 Yes, but see note 3 Yes, but see note 3
Large Format pedigrees (e.g. A3/A2 or US size B/C) Yes Yes Yes
Champions in Red Yes Yes Yes
Cat Specific Features Yes - -
Dog Specific Features Yes - -
Reverse Pedigrees Yes - -
Pedigree Cover Sheets Yes Yes Yes
Inbreeding Coefficient Yes, max 60G Yes, max 24G Yes, max 20G
Relationship Coefficient Yes, e.g. on trial mating pedigrees - -
Rate of Inbreeding (loss of heterozygosity) Yes - -
Tabulates Inbreeding for All Animals Yes - Yes
Pedigree Completeness Index Computation Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Mating Selection By Inbreeding Minimization Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Mating Selection With Influential Ancestor Prioritization Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Mating Selection To Maximize Genetic Diversity Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Mean Kinship Computation Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Founder Analysis Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Gene Diversity Metrics Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Relationship/Kinship Matrix Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Color Genetics Prediction Yes, needs Professional or Extended Edition - -
Common Ancestor Highlighting Yes Yes Yes
Repeat Ancestor Highlighting Yes Yes Yes
Inbred Ancestor Highlighting Yes, requires Professional or Extended Edition - -
Custom (User Defined) Ancestor Highlighting Yes, requires Professional or Extended Edition - -
Duplicate Text Field Detection Yes - -
Text Field Initial Values Yes - Yes
Incrementing Text Field Initial Values Yes, requires Extended Edition - -
Trial Mating Pedigrees Yes - Yes
Tagging 1 tag/record in the Personal Edition
8 tags/record in the Professional and Extended Editions
- -
Similarity Searching Yes, with enhanced features in the Professional and Extended Editions - Yes
Mating Records Yes - -
Show Records Yes (but not Horse or Generic version) - -
Vaccination Records Yes - -
Vet Records Yes - -
Contact Records Yes - Yes
User Defined Fields Yes, see note 4 Yes, see note 5 Yes, see note 4
Import From Text/CSV Yes Yes Yes
Export As Text/CSV Yes Yes Yes
Mating Certificates Yes, but see note 6 - -
Sale Agreements Yes - -
Appointments/Tasks Diary Yes - -
Web Pedigree Database Exports Yes (Alfirin) - -
Commercial Use Allowed Yes, requires Extended Edition No No
Conversion of GCCF Breed Numbers to GCCF EMS Codes Yes, in cat version - -
Written Documentation (PDF) User Guide, Help Reference, 6 Tutorials User Guide User Guide, Help Reference, 4 Tutorials
Videos On This Site Yes - -

1. Can be used on a Mac if you also have 'Parallels' or similar.
2. Saves pedigrees as PDF files using the 'Microsoft Print To PDF' feature of Windows 10/11.
3. Large format printer in order to print 6+ generations ancestors in a readable font.
4. Each record can have up to 5 user definable text fields, plus 5 user definable date fields, 5 user definable numeric fields and 5 user definable currency fields.
5. PedPro supports up to 200 user definable fields per record.
6. Mating certificates are only available with the cat, dog and 'Generic' versions of Breeders Assistant.