Gramps Alternatives

    Gramps is described as 'Free Software Project for Genealogy, offering a professional cross-platform genealogy program, and a wiki open to all' and is a popular app in the Home & Family category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gramps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Android and Linux. The best alternative is WikiTree.com, which is free. Other great apps like Gramps are webtrees (Free, Open Source), MyHeritage (Freemium), FamilySearch.org (Free Personal) and Ancestry (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      The WikiTree community is growing a free worldwide family tree. The site is 100% free. There are no premium memberships. All content is contributed by the users and you can keep copyrights. You can also keep modern profiles private or even hidden altogether.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • PHP
      • SQLite
      • PostgreSQL
      Webtrees is a free, open source, website based, collaborative genealogy application. It works with standard GEDCOM files and is installed on a web server using PHP and MySQL (or Postgres, SQL Server, or SQLite).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      MyHeritage is a family-oriented social network service and genealogy website. It allows members to create their own family websites, share pictures and videos, organize family events,create family trees, and search for ancestors.
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      This alternative is disputed. MyHeritage is still a legitimate alternative to Gramps, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Kindle Fire
      FamilySearch is a genealogy organization operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources, and services designed to help people learn more about their family history.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Discover your family history and start your family tree. Try free and access over 7 billion genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.
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    1. My Family Tree is a genealogy product for all keen family historians. Its modern user interface and wide range of features will help you create your family tree in no time at all. Features Interactive and customisable family tree chart viewer.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      Heredis is a full-featured genealogy software.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      RootsMagic Family Tree Software - Smart Computing Magazine calls RootsMagic 'the best genealogy program we've seen'. Free trial version.
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      • Windows
      • Wine
      Ahnenblatt is genealogy software for Windows. (Use Portable Version for Linux with Wine) Designed to manage your genealogy data and to generate reports and graphical trees. Many import and export features make it easy to share data with others (GEDCOM, HTML, and more).
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      Some users think Ahnenblatt is a great alternative to Gramps, some don't.
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Explore your personal family history and discover your origins, your ancestors and how your family has evolved over the course of time. MacFamilyTree offers numerous options for you to capture and visualize your family history.
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