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Grist is described as 'Combine the flexibility of a spreadsheet with the robustness of a database to organize your data, your way' and is a Spreadsheet app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Grist for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, SaaS, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is Google Sheets, which is free. Other great apps like Grist are Airtable, NocoDB, Baserow and LibreOffice - Base.

Grist alternatives are mainly Spreadsheet Apps but may also be Database Managers or Kanban Boards. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Grist.
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  • FreemiumOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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

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  1. Google Sheets icon

    Google Sheets

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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:

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Google Sheets simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGoogle Sheets can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataGoogle Sheets can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableAirtable is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Airtable simultaneously.
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  3. NocoDB icon

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

    ⚫︎ CustomizableNocoDB is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Baserow

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Open source no-code database and Airtable alternative. Create your own online database without technical experience. Performant with high volumes of data, can be self hosted and supports plugins.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedBaserow is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingBaserow will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Baserow without registration.
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  5. LibreOffice - Base icon

    LibreOffice - Base

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    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...

    ⚫︎ PortableLibreOffice - Base can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Microsoft Office Access icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Office Access simultaneously.
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  7. Claris FileMaker icon

    Claris FileMaker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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    Rows

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Combine the power of a spreadsheet with built-in integrations from your business apps. Automate workflows and build tools that make work simpler.

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    Rowy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Firebase
    • Google Cloud Platform

    Manage Firestore data in a spreadsheet-like UI, write Cloud Functions effortlessly in the browser, and connect to your favorite third party platforms such as SendGrid, Twilio, Algolia, Slack and more.

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  10. Bezoni Tablon icon

    Bezoni Tablon helps growing data teams make their work easily accessible to other engineering teams. Users can upload JSON or CSV files to create a table that can be read and updated through RESTful API endpoints.

    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataBezoni Tablon can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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