Apps for genealogy on the move

Pic Scanner Gold

This app requires iOS 9.0 or later. it is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app offers: high resolution scans, powerful, 19-tool photo editor, imports from Photos app. It can also make shareable mini-albums; let you turn photos…

FamilySearch Memories App

FamilySearch Memories App allows you to take photos, record stories, and make audio recordings. This is great for capturing a special moment at a family gathering, making digital copies of the photos from a family album, or recording a family…

Microsoft Office Lens

This app turns your tablet, smartphone or iPad into a portable scanner. It will take a photo of any rectangular media and convert it into an easily shareable, searchable document, in Word, PowerPoint or PDF.  It enhances the photo by…

InfoRapid KnowledgeBase Builder – Mind Maps

This Windows desktop application enables you to organize your thoughts and ideas into mind maps and knowledge bases, using intuitive graphic representations. One of the unique features of this program is that it will create a mind map from any…

Kindle Reading Apps

If you do not have a Kindle device you can download a Kindle app for most major smartphones, tablets and computers and read any Kindle book, free and paid. The app will sync last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights…

Pic Scanner

This app for iOS 6 or later will scan three photos simultaneously and automatically crop and save them. It scans direct from photo albums without the need to remove the photos and risk damage. No internet is needed so that…

RootsMagic App for iOS and Android

RootsMagic lets you carry your genealogy on your Android or iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) device. It’s fast, easy, and free. New

British Library 19th Century Collection – iPad app

 This app provides access to titles from the British Library’s 19th century book collection (60,000+ books). It includes classic novels, works of philosophy, history and science. Browse, search and read these historical books on a platform that enhances the reading…

Historypin

Historypin lets you share historical pictures and stories by pinning them to a location on a world map. Google Street View can be overlaid with the historical photos for a modern comparison. Museums, individuals, local history societies, historical photo archives,…

MobileFamilyTree

This fully-fledged mobile genealogy app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has all the features you’d expect from a modern genealogy application without having to have a Mac or PC based program. You can exchange GEDCOM files, send your family…