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Open Source Claris FileMaker Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Claris FileMaker is DBeaver. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Claris FileMaker and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Claris FileMaker are Symphytum, NocoDB, Odoo and Grist.

Claris FileMaker alternatives are mainly Database Managers but may also be Spreadsheet Apps or Personal Information Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Claris FileMaker.
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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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    This is certainly a complex database tool, but not a simple alternative to Filemaker

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  2. 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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    Most users think Symphytum is a great alternative to Claris FileMaker.

    This app is straight forward and allows you to get a task done immediately. What it lacks in import export power this app makes up for in pure function.

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

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    Odoo

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    Odoo (formerly OpenERP) is a suite of open-source business apps written in Python and distributed under the AGPL license, under the Open Core software business model. It is used by 2 million users worldwide to manage companies of all size.

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    Next generation of cloud CRM and 100% online database management

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    Grist

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

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    Kexi

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Kexi is considered as a long awaited Open Source competitor for Microsoft Access, Filemaker and Oracle Forms.

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    Some users think Kexi is a great alternative to Claris FileMaker, some don't.
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    VFront

    • FreeOpen Source
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    VFront is a dynamic front-end for MySQL or PostgreSQL databases written in PHP and Javascript. With VFront you can create forms for manage your data in AJAX style, different rules and privileges for groups, report in XML,HTML,PDF,statistics and much more.

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  8. Tiki Trackers is an Open Source database web apps builder. With Tiki Trackers you can easily build databases, web forms and reports to manage your data online with zero programming knowledge.

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  9. Low-code, open-source RAD development tool for creating web-based database applications.

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    This is not a desktop product, nor is it as easy to use as filemaker or ms-access.

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    DbGate

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Open source database manager for SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MongoDB and more.

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