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The beginner’s guide to Origin Trees

This article will give you some initial guidelines on how to start building amazing family trees with the Origin Trees app and services. Even if you already know how to use it, you may still find something interesting for you, so please take a look.

Time needed: 2 minutes

Origin Trees application makes it easy to create beautiful family trees. Follow the sections below to get started.

  • Family tree overview

    The main app window shows the family members linked in a nice graph. Users can see a complete overview of the family tree or view relationships between specific members.


  • How to add family members

    Use mouse double-click on a person from your family chart to activate it. You will then see the his direct relatives and you can add additional members or edit the person. Read the detailed steps on how to add family members.
    Add Family Members

  • Update person information

    Use the edit button on the bottom right part of the person’s card to open an update window.

  • Install OriginTrees as stand-alone app

    Stand-alone apps provide some additional benefits. Therefore, we offer a way to install Origin Trees as a standalone app. This feature is available for many types of devices: Desktop, Android, iOS and others.

  • How to keep your tree progress

    It is recommended that you regularly save your work during the development of your pedigree. Origin Trees supports several ways to do this, so please visit how to store your ancestral tree for detailed guidelines.

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