Decorate your own Christmas tree for free on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Use it as wallpaper, or share it via email or text message with family and friends. Merry Christmas!
Eye on Apple
By Jim Lynch, CIO
Christmas is nearly upon us, and one of the most fun things to do before the holiday is to decorate a Christmas tree. Sticky Ice Games has a neat, free Christmas tree app that you might enjoy on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The name of the app is, appropriately enough, Christmas Tree.
Decorate your Christmas tree with tons of ornaments and gifts
Christmas Tree offers more than two hundred different ornaments, including ribbons, gifts, topers and trinkets. That’s plenty to decorate any Christmas tree, but you can also add an animated snowfall, lights and even sound effects.
There are five different tree styles, and six backgrounds that will add to the festivities on your iOS device. The app also comes with five holiday songs, including top favorites like Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies.
Share your Christmas tree or use it as wallpaper for your iOS device
But once you’ve finished decorating your Christmas tree, what do you do with it? You can share your tree with families and friends by sending it via email or text messaging. And your tree will even be animated when your recipient gets it.
And you can also save your Christmas tree to Photos, which lets you use it as a very attractive wallpaper on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
App store users give Christmas Tree a five star rating
Most iOS users that have downloaded the Christmas Tree app seem very happy with it. As I write this post it has 138 reviews, and it has a five star rating on the app store. That’s pretty darn good for a holiday app designed to add some fun for iOS users.
I installed the Christmas Tree app on my iPhone 6s, and it worked very well indeed. In just a few minutes I had a tree decorated, though I surely will not win any awards for my decorating skills. But that’s not the point of the Christmas Tree app anyway, it’s all about having fun and getting into the spirit of Christmas. And in that sense, the app achieves its goals.
To add decorations, you just tap on the decoration icons on the top left of the screen, and they slowly drop down to the bottom of your screen. You can then begin placing them on your tree until you have them right where you want them.
You just tap on Menu to change your tree’s background. I liked the one with the fireplace. The menu screen also lets you save your tree to Photos, send it to a friend, turn sound on or off, turn music on or off, and you can also save your tree.
Click through to the next pages to see some large, additional screenshots of the Christmas Tree app for ideas on how you can use it on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The app store link for Christmas Tree is right after the last screenshot.
I had a lot of fun with the Christmas Tree, do check it out in the app store if you want a fun Christmas app for your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!
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