In a blog post dated 27 March 2013, Gordon Glarke made the following announcement:
FamilySearch is pleased to announce that FamilyHero and BrowseHero are now Tree Access certified to work with FamilySearch Family Tree data. “Certified” means the product is compatible with FamilySearch.org and has features that conform to our strict standards of quality.
or Tree Access indicates that FamilySearch Family Tree data can be read from the partner’s application.
or Tree Connect indicates that you can attach references about your ancestors to records, images, stories, and other media found on the internet. These attached sources of evidence can be viewed by anyone using FamilySearch Family Tree.
or Tree Share indicates that you can reconcile tree data between the partner’s product and Family Tree.
FamilyHero is Tree Access certified. The new FamilyHero integration into FamilySearch family tree allows you to view and analyze your family tree. FamilyHero is the only tool that provides a flat graphical view of your complete family tree that is not based on a pedigree chart. Use FamilyHero to see siblings, cousins, aunts, and uncles at a glance without the need for popup windows or view changes.BrowseHero™ is a new utility that brings the best of the FamilySearch website and the power of your desktop together. BrowseHero™ works by showing the FamilySearch website inside the tool, and adding many new and exciting features to the FamilySearch interface along with our patent pending Full Family Graph. With the ability to find errors and maintain local research notes alongside your FamilySearch tree in a single tool what’s not to love about BrowseHero™.