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Tablet Genealogy Programs,   using Apple's iPad iOS, & Google's Android   
iOS 8 is now available. Apps updated to use iOS 8 have * beside Name.
Apps that have not been updated since 2011 are not shown.

Programs that use GEDCOM files and provide for updating a primary (source) database

Program Name
Publisher
Description .............................
iOS version
Price NZ$
Gedview
Gedview*iOS 8
Ritter
A GEDCOM viewer and recording tool for your genealogy database when you are out and about researching local records.  Integrated media records.
3.4.3
Sep. 2014
$5
FamViewer
Famviewer
Aster
A GEDCOM viewer and recording tool for your genealogy database when you are out and about researching local records.  Integrated media records.  Details 2.8
Nov'2013
$13

Programs that provide viewing only of data from a primary database

Program name
Publisher
Description
Android
version
Price
ezged
ezGED Viewer GenApps GEDCOM Viewer1.0.1
Jan' 2012
Free
Gedstar
Gedstar Pro GHCS Viewer.  A companion Windows program is used to extract and convert the data that is stored in a genealogy program on your PC. 4.5
Feb. 2014
US$10



"Companion" programs, that provide a "portable front-end" to a primary database

Program name
Publisher

Description ...............iOS
version
Price
Android
version
Price
Ancestry
Ancestry*iOS 8
Ancestry.com
Log onto your Ancestry.com account to view and update trees.  New data will update your Ancestry.com tree online.   Details
6.1.1
Sep.
2014
Free
Device?
Sep' 2014
Free
Families
FamiliesTelGen Ltd.operates in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree, enabling files to be viewed and edited wherever you are, and synchronised.  Details
2.1.3
Sep. 2014
$19
2.1.2
July 2014
NZ$18
Reunion for iPad
Reunion for iPad
Leister
Designed to complement Reunion (9 or 10) for Macintosh and lets you take your family with you.  Details
2.0.1
Oct' 2013
$19 Not available

RootsMagic
RootsMagic
RootsMagic Inc.
A free companion app to RootsMagic for iPhone, iPad, & Ipod Touch. Uses your actual RootsMagic files.
1.1.1
Sep' 2013
Free
1.1
May 2014
?
Heredis
Heredis
BSD Concept
Designed for iPad & iPhone, iOS 7 compatible
2.0.1
Sep' 2014
Free
Not available yet


Stand-alone genealogy programs

Program name
Publisher
Description ...............

iOS
version
NZ Price
MobileFamilyTree MobileFamilyTree
Synium Full-fledged mobile genealogy program brings the features of MacFamilyTree to the iPad. Full GEDCOM import & export.
Charts, photos, videos, maps, Email,
7.2.4
Aug. 2014
$19
Livehistory
Livehistory
AlgoCoil
Import a GEDCOM and/or update manually. Excellent photo integration, "Viewing Date", "Household Chart"
1.2.1
March 2014
$8

Note: Every effort is made to keep this data current, but if you have more accurate or later information, or can advise of an active forum,  please contact the webmanager                          Note2: The GCG does not endorse or recommend any particular program.
made on a MacUpdated September 2014 . . . . . . . . . . .   . . webmanager