RootsMagic App for Android Now Available!

RootsMagic for Android

With more and more devices and operating systems becoming popular, we are always asked, “When will RootsMagic be available for _______?” We are working hard to make RootsMagic available on whatever device you use, wherever you go. RootsMagic is already available for Windows and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) and even the Mac (with help). Today, we are pleased to add Android to that list!

So now all you Android-gadget-groupies can easily take and show off your family history with you wherever you go.  RootsMagic lets you carry your genealogy on your Android device!  It’s fast, easy, and free!


The app provides many useful features including:

  • Access your actual RootsMagic files via iTunes or Dropbox – RootsMagic for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch uses your actual RootsMagic files- no conversion needed. You can copy as many files as you want right on your device via iTunes or Dropbox. Users of other genealogy software such as PAF, Family Tree Maker, Legacy Family Tree, and others can convert their files into viewable RootsMagic files using our free desktop software.
  • Easily search and explore your family tree – Familiar Pedigree, Family, Descendant, and Individual Views help you quickly explore your family tree. You can also search for specific people by name or record number.
  • View pictures, notes, and sources – All of your RootsMagic data is available inside the app. Touch any name to see more information about that person as well as family members. All of a person’s information is there including notes, sources, and pictures.
  • Lists – Browse lists of your information and view more information about sources, to-do items, research logs, media, addresses, repositories, correspondences, and places.
  • Tools and Calculators – useful tools to assist you in your research including a perpetual calendar, date calculator, relationship calculator, and soundex calculator

The app is available right now on Google Play and the Amazon appstore. More information is available at

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8 thoughts to “RootsMagic App for Android Now Available!”

  1. Just downloaded RootsMagic on my android phone, it was well worth the wait. The variety of information it stores is first class and very well laid out too. My congratulations on a job well done and very many thanks to all concerned with its production.

  2. Thank you!
    Thank you!
    Thank you!
    Thank you!
    You don’t know how long I have been salivating over the release of this app. Well, maybe you do.
    I’m headed to Google Play RIGHT NOW to git er dun!

  3. Way to go, Bruce & Michael! It took me less than 5 minutes to download the Android App, move my database into the RootsMagic folder on Dropbox and bring up my database on my Android smartphone.

    I haven’t explored all the options yet, but what I see looks great!

    Keep up the great work!

    Lee Wise

  4. Just downloaded RootsMagic onto my Droid. First, a huge Thank You for keeping it free of charge! I am so excited to *finally* have my database with sources and media gallery at my fingertips. I now only need to remember to carry my phone charger with me.
    Thank you!

  5. I love Roots Magic and this makes it even better. I am so going to show this to my Family History class this week. Thank you so much for all you do.

    Norm Nye the Family History Guy

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