ChessPad Alternatives

    ChessPad is described as '• Create and manage chess databases With search function and multi-game tools• Create richly annotated games and diagrams and print them, or use them in WordPad, Word, or' and is an app in the Games category. There are nine alternatives to ChessPad for Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Scid vs. PC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ChessPad are ChessX (Free, Open Source), Chess Assistant (Paid), eboard (Free, Open Source) and ChessDB (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 10, 2020

    • 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...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • With ChessX you can operate on your collection of chess games in many ways:
      browse, edit, add, organize, analyze, etc.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • Chess Assistant 13 Houdini 3 is a unique tool for managing chess games and databases, playing chess online, analyzing games, or playing chess against the computer.
      • Windows
    • eboard is a chess interface for Unix-like systems (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.) based on the GTK+ GUI toolkit.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • ChessDB - a free Chess database for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and UNIX - like ChessBase , but better.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Modern chess database for macOS.
      • Mac
    • MasterChess is a DVD with more than a million chess games and high speed search along with a playing opponent with super strong engines.
      • Windows
    • 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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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
    • With ChessBase chess becomes even more fascinating and all the more exciting.
      • Windows