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Here are tools created by independent developers for the community. The two most essential are the integrated Tree Apps and the WikiTree Browser Extension.

If you are interested in development, join the WikiTree Apps Project.

Web Apps

Apps may require you to login to apps.wikitree.com in addition to www.wikitree.com. This is for security and privacy. Your password is not shared with the app developer and private family profiles are only accessible while you are logged-in.

Many apps for viewing genealogy are currently being integrated into the Tree Apps, an interconnected set of tree views.

Apps for researching and editing are being integrated into the collaborative WikiTree Browser Extension.


Tree Apps
Tree Apps

Created by WikiTree Apps Project.

Tree views and tools developed by a variety of community members.
Ancestor Explorer
Ancestor Explorer

Created by Chase Ashley.

Allows you to (1) generate a downloadable list of all, or selected categories, of ancestors up to 25 generations back, (2) view all lines of descent from an ancestor and (3) see a map of the birth and death locations of ancestors in a list or lines of descent.
Ancestry Citation Builder
Ancestry Citation Builder

Created by Greg Clarke.

A tool to generate citations for sources found on Ancestry.com or its sister sites.
Antenati Citation Builder
Antenati Citation Builder

Created by Greg Clarke.

A tool to generate citations for sources found on Antenati.san.beniculturali.it for Italian records.
Bio Check
Bio Check

Created by Kay Knight.

A tool to check profile sources.
Biography Generator
Biography Generator

Created by Greg Shipley.

A tool to generate simple biographies.
Brick Walls
Brick Walls

Created by Jamie Nelson.

Shows which ancestors are missing one or both parents.
Cemetery Mapping
Cemetery Mapping

Created by Steve Harris.

Allows you to see a global mapping of cemetery categories that contain coordinates.
Check Stickers
Check Stickers

Created by Thom Anderson.

Checks England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Germany sticker compliance for descendants of a specified ancestor.
DNA Confirmation Citation Maker
DNA Confirmation Citation Maker

Created by Greg Clarke.

A tool to create source citations to be used when adding DNA confirmations to profiles.
FamilySearch Matches
FamilySearch Matches

Created by Justin York.

Creates a link between a WikiTree profile and FamilySearch Family Tree.
Feeds -> Excel
Feeds -> Excel

Created by Ian Beacall.

Converts an activity feed to an Excel or CSV file.
Genealogietools.nl
Genealogietools.nl

Created by Michel Vorenhout.

A tool to format a wiewaswie link as a reference to the original source document.
GetMarkup
GetMarkup

Created by Steven Harris.

Returns the raw wiki markup for a selected profile.
Missing Links
Missing Links

Created by Jamie Nelson.

Finds people who are missing relationships.
Photo Lines
Photo Lines

Created by Greg Clarke.

A tool to create the WikiText for a visual row of your paternal or maternal lineage.
Profile Overview
Profile Overview

Created by Ian Beacall.

Profile Overview gives a visual overview of a group of people: a person's ancestors or relatives (parents, siblings, spouses, children), or a portion of your watchlist.
Relative SpiderWebs
Relative SpiderWebs

Created by Greg Clarke.

A tool to display the web of connections between two individuals on WikiTree.
RootsSearch
RootsSearch

Created by Justin York.

RootsSearch enables you to easily search over 20 genealogy websites with button clicks, without reentering names, dates, parents' names, etc., on each website.
RootsView
RootsView

Created by Marcus Tsukuda.

RootsView provides a very simple and dynamic tree. By clicking and dragging you can see all your ancestors!
RSS Feed Maker
RSS Feed Maker

Created by Ian Beacall.

Converts an activity feed to an RSS feed.
SixDegrees
SixDegrees

Created by Greg Clarke.

An app to display all your Connections, up to 7 degrees, in ring or family tree format.
Surnames Generator
Surnames Generator

Created by Greg Clarke.

A tool to create a list of Ancestors' surnames - can be added to a profile or any web page.
Swedish Reference Creation Tools
Swedish Reference Creation Tools

Created by Maria Lundholm.

A collection of tools that help format Swedish sources.
Topola Genealogy Viewer
Topola Genealogy Viewer

Created by Przemek Więch.

Topola Genealogy is a genealogy tree viewer that lets you browse the structure of the family.
WikiTree+
WikiTree+

Created by Aleš Trtnik.

WikiTree+ uses deep data analysis to find possible errors and opportunities for further research.
X-Friends
X-Friends

Created by Greg Clarke.

Identifies all possible relatives on WikiTree that you could potentially share a portion of your X-chromosome with (your X-friends!)

Browser Extensions

Some of the following extensions, or parts of them, have been integrated into the single, collaborative WikiTree Browser Extension.


WikiTree Browser Extension
WikiTree Browser Extension

Created by WikiTree Apps Project.

Adds advanced features to WikiTree.
WikiTree Sourcer
WikiTree Sourcer

Created by Rob Pavey.

WikiTree Sourcer is a free Browser Extension that helps the user to search for sources and cite them, thus saving a lot of time and manual typing.
WikiTree BEE
WikiTree BEE

Created by Ian Beacall.

Enhance your WikiTree experience with WikiTree BEE (Browser Extension Extras). Features include AutoBio, Extra Watchlist, Shareable Sources, and Highlighted Ancestors and Cousins.

Other

Augean
Augean

Created by Stephen Friend.

Augean is a general-purpose desktop genealogy tool, which integrates with WikiTree. It is especially useful for generating charts. Please refer to the website for more details.
WikiTree Bookmarklets
WikiTree Bookmarklets

Created by Florian Straub.

Bookmarklets for WikiTree.
WikiTree Keyboard Shortcuts
WikiTree Keyboard Shortcuts

Created by Florian Straub.

Adds various keyboard shortcuts for WikiTree. Userscripts require a browser extension such as Greasemonkey (Firefox) or Tampermonkey.
WikiTree Text Formatter
WikiTree Text Formatter

Created by David Loring.

This is a desktop application.


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