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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 very popular Genealogy tool in the home & family category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gramps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, iPad and Android. The best alternative is WikiTree.com, which is free. Other great apps like Gramps are FamilySearch.org, webtrees, MyHeritage and Ancestry.

Gramps alternatives are mainly Genealogy Tools but may also be Social Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gramps.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
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  1. WikiTree.com icon

    WikiTree.com

    • 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.

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    Wikid Shareable Family Tree, one of the family tree views.
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    FamilySearch.org

    • 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.

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    webtrees

    • 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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    Pedigree preview (version 2)
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    MyHeritage

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ Facial RecognitionMyHeritage can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
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    MyHeritage vs Gramps opinions
    This alternative is disputed. MyHeritage is still a legitimate alternative to Gramps, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Ancestry

    • 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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    MacFamilyTree

    • 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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    Ahnenblatt

    • Windows
    • Wine

    Ahnenblatt is genealogy software for Windows. (Use Portable Version for Linux with Wine)

    ⚫︎ PortableAhnenblatt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Ahnenblatt vs Gramps opinions
    Some users think Ahnenblatt is a great alternative to Gramps, some don't.
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    My Family Tree

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    Visualise your tree
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    Heredis

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android

    Heredis is a full-featured genealogy software.

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    RootsMagic

    • Mac
    • Windows

    RootsMagic Family Tree Software - Smart Computing Magazine calls RootsMagic 'the best genealogy program we've seen'. Free trial version.

    ⚫︎ PortableRootsMagic can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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