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Families 1.0 - Legacy Family Tree for Android - Now Available

Familiesdroid Got an Android-powered device? With the brand new Families application from TelGen Limited you can now easily transfer your Legacy Family Tree files from your PC to your Android device, enabling them to be viewed and edited wherever you are. Any changes you make on these devices can then be synced back to your Legacy file on your PC.

Features of Families:

  • Family and Pedigree Views
  • Pictures, including the ability to add pictures from camera or photo album
  • Locations and addresses, with geolocation via Google Maps
  • Multiple family files
  • New family files can be created from scratch
  • Index, searchable by given name, surname, or RIN
  • Events
  • To Do Lists
  • Master and detail sources
  • Alternate names
  • Portrait and landscape mode on all views
  • Legacy file version 6 and 7 are supported

Families uses a highly efficient database implementation, allowing very large family files to be supported. Users have successfully displayed and edited files containing over 300,000 individuals on an Android device.

Families can be purchased from the Android Market via your phone or on the web for £8.99 (about $14.95 US). Click here for more information.


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Wow - thats wondereful! Once you've edited the files on your phone, can you transfer the changes or the new file back to your PC?

This could be very useful on one of the new Android tablets coming out

Tami - yes.

I have this on my iPad and itouch, I really like it.

Now I am really glad I kept my Droid X instead of jumping ship to get the iphone 4 on verizon. The lack of a good genealogy program was one of my main whines about the Droid. Now I am glad I stuck with the Droid. Of course I hate to pay for another program but.......

"I have this on my iPad and itouch, I really like it."

I have an iPod touch, and would really like to be able to carry a version of my Legacy files. In the library, cemetery, or even at church talking to people, I have to memorize information - it would be great to just whip out my iPod to look up and add to someone's family.

Is this available, or something that the company is working on?

Brian - yes, Families works for the iPod Touch as well. Go to the Mobile Devices section in our online store at

Installed Families 1.0 on Droid X Feb 20th. No problems and running great.

Installed Families 1.0 on Droid 2 earlier this week. Uploaded my data. The program crashes each time I try to open my data but works with the sample data. How do I get it to work?

Bscrapbook - you'll need to communicate with the developer of Families, Malcolm Green. His website is at

Works wonderfully on my Droid X.

Does anyone know if it will work on the Nook Tablet and Kindle Fire?

Wonderful on my Droid 10" tablet

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