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ChessBase Alternatives for Mac

ChessBase is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Scid vs. PC, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ChessBase and five of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to ChessBase are ChessX, ChessDB, Chessquid and Scid on the go.

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    Scid vs. PC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    22 alternatives to Scid vs. PC 

    Shane's Chess Information Database is a powerful Chess Toolkit, with which one can create huge chess databases, run engine analysis, or play casual games against the computer or online with the Free Internet Chess Server.

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    Guest

    Does most of what chess base does.

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    ChessX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    22 alternatives to ChessX 

    Open source chess database.

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    ChessDB

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    20 alternatives to ChessDB 

    ChessDB - a free Chess database for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and UNIX - like ChessBase , but better.

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    Discontinued

    last changed 2009

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    Chessquid

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    10 alternatives to Chessquid 

    The ultimate Chess Software for Pro Players

    Chessquid is a revolutionary chess software designed for chess players, from club players to the best Grandmasters, to help you prepare against opponents.

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    ChessDonkey

    It is Mac and Linux compatible

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    Scid on the go

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    8 alternatives to Scid on the go 

    With Scid on the go you can browse and search chess databases created with the free chess database application Scid (http://scid.sourceforge.net/).

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    1.  PortableScid on the go can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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