Monday, 24 February 2014

TreeView mobile app released by The Genealogist

At Who Do You Think You Are Live I was told of a new TreeView mobile app from TheGenealogist (, but did not pick up the press release for this - thanks to David Osborne for sending a copy through.

Take your family history discoveries with you wherever you go.

New FREE family history app now available- ‘TreeView Mobile’ app enters the market, compatible with all iOS and Android Devices.
  • Free App designed for use on all Android and iOS devices
  • Access your family tree at all times, wherever you are
  • Clear and simple interface making it very easy to use
  • Multiple tree designs to choose from
  • Flexible Privacy option for peace of mind

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014 sees the official launch of the new TreeView Mobile app from TheGenealogist. The highly regarded TreeView online family tree builder can now be viewed, updated and taken to family gatherings on a phone and tablet too. Also, you’ll still be able to access your family tree and saved details on your mobile device with the TreeView app, even when you don’t have a connection to the internet!

TreeView is a powerful tool in online family tree building and the app now brings the ability to add, modify and view your family history via any mobile device. Complete with the popular option of a variety of tree styles, you have everything available at your fingertips on the move!

Features include:
  • Dynamic and clear layout with a flexible number of tree designs, allowing you a choice of family tree style layouts- from Pedigree, Hourglass, Ancestors or Descendants
  • Privacy Options are flexible so users can keep their information just to themselves or share with family and friends
  • Adding and amending information is easily done from within the app. It’s also easy to upload photos, add ancestors, alter dates and record other information you come across
  • Access and download information easily from TheGenealogist and other family history research sources
  • Build your family tree faster by connecting with Facebook

Mark Bayley, Head of Online Content at TheGenealogist comments: “With more people accessing the internet via mobile devices, we’ve designed an app that makes it possible for family historians to have their family history to hand at all times, in a format that is both easy to use and attractive to view. We’ve listened to our users wishes and tailored an app to their full requirements, to give them the best app experience possible.”

For more details and more information, please visit


My latest genealogy books are Tracing Your Family History on the Internet (2nd ed), Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, and Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet. My next Pharos course is Scottish Research Online, which commences Feb 27th 2014, 5 weeks, price £45.99.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Chris, I'll look it up - timely as our Mac group has a session on genealogy programs and apps for Mac / iOS next week.