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Open Source Airtable Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Airtable is DBeaver. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Airtable and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Airtable are Baserow, AppFlowy, LibreOffice - Base and NocoDB.

Airtable alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Database Managers or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Airtable.
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  1. DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators.

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    DBeaver is DB manage tools, while Airtable is Software as a Service (Saas)

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    It is not the same kind of product: DBeaver is a DBMS manager; Airtable is like a spreadsheet but on steroids

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    lupin

    This is a sysadmin tool. Airtable is a community manager one.

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    Baserow

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Open source no-code database and Airtable alternative. Create your own online database without technical experience. Performant with high volumes of data, can be self hosted and supports plugins.

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    xplosionmind

    It is simple, open source, self-hostable. In a few words, it is great.

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    latotale

    Not yet comparable to airtable in terms of functionality, but the base is perfect. It really is the open source alternative to airtable as this is for now identical. Best tool for 2021.

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    AppFlowy

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Self-Hosted

    AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.

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    LibreOffice - Base

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    • PortableApps.com

    Base is a full-featured desktop database front end, designed to meet the needs of a broad array of users, for all kinds of usages, such as keeping track of collections of objects,maintaining customer information databases,maintaining student grade and curriculum...

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    LibreOffice Base is a local database. AirTable is defined by the fact that it's an online, not a local database.

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  5. NocoDB is a feature-rich, open source #NoCode platform that turns any database into a smart spreadsheet similar to Airtable.

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    tangycandy

    The best and most affordable contender to Airtable. Has a lot of potential.

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    sivadstala

    Free open-source & easily connects to existing database

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  7. Symphytum is a personal database software for everyone who desires to manage and organize data in an easy and intuitive way, without having to study complex database languages and software user interfaces.

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    The GitHub repository is archived, no longer maintained.

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    Grist

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Combine the flexibility of a spreadsheet with the robustness of a database to organize your data, your way.

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    dsagal

    In Grist I can arrange my screen by linking tables or cards, so it feels more like an application.

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    It is open source and cleaner.

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    Notea

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Notea is a privacy-first, open-source note-taking application. It supports Markdown syntax, sharing, responsive and more.

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    The project is no longer being actively developed, and the GitHub repository has been archived.

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    Planka

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Planka is an open source project management software similar to Trello.

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