15 July 2014

Two New FREE FamilySearch Apps To Become Available Sometime Today!

Familysearch previewed two new mobile apps (Family Tree Viewer (in both iOS and Android), and Memories (iOS only for the first release)) on the 11th, you can watch the video here, http://broadcast.lds.org/ICS/techtalk2014/2014-07-11.html.  Do note that the first 5 minutes of the video deal with LDS matters and so if that is not of interest to you, jump to the 5 minute mark to catch the actual preview.

In the video, Jesh Barlow demonstrates the two apps, explaining target audiences, best-case user intents, and how each app serves to complement the work that can be done on FamilySearch.org . Both apps are free. They will sync with FamilySearch.org, so information can be accessible from any device.

These apps are supposed to become available in the respective stores (iTunes and Google Play) sometime today.

I hope to include live links as they become available.  If you “find” them first, please do let me know! 

FamilySearch Tree (Android)

FamilySearch Tree (iTunes)
FamilySearch Memories (iTunes)

Once you’ve accessed the apps, please do let us know what you think?  Will you use?  What is the best feature?  What did you struggle with?  What do you recommend to users?

Editor's Note: 15 July 2014, 5:40PM EST -- Links added

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