Grist Alternatives

    Grist is described as 'Combine the flexibility of a spreadsheet with the robustness of a database to organize your data, your way' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are eight alternatives to Grist for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, iPhone, iPad and Mac. The best alternative is Google Drive - Sheets, which is free. Other great apps like Grist are Airtable (Freemium), LibreOffice - Base (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Office Access (Paid) and Claris FileMaker (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021

    1. Google Sheets, part of Google Drive , is an online spreadsheet app that lets you create and format spreadsheets and simultaneously work with other people. Here's what you can do with Google Sheets:
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    2. Airtable is the easy but powerful organizational tool that works exactly the way you want. It's as fast and flexible as a spreadsheet, but offers a refreshingly clean, modern way to organize and collaborate on everything.
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    3. Base is a full-featured desktop database front end, designed to meet the needs of a broad array of users, for all kinds of usages, such as keeping track of collections of objects,maintaining customer information databases,maintaining student grade and curriculum...
    4. Microsoft Access, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is a database management system for Windows that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database Engine with a graphical user interface and software-development tools.
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    5. FileMaker is a cross-platform relational database application. It integrates a database engine with a graphical user interface and security features, allowing users to modify the database by dragging new elements into layouts, screens, or forms.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Baserow is an open source online database. Create your own database without technical experience. Our user friendly no-code platform gives you the powers of a developer without leaving your browser. Hosted and self hosted version available.
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    6. NocoDB is a feature-rich, open source #NoCode platform that turns any database into a smart spreadsheet similar to Airtable.
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      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The easiest and fastest way to build powerful web apps and client portals from Airtable, in minutes. No code required.
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