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Free MapTool Alternatives

The best free alternative to MapTool is Roll20. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to MapTool and 14 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to MapTool are Inkarnate, Owlbear Rodeo, Astral Tabletop and Dungeoneer.

MapTool alternatives are mainly Virtual Tabletops but may also be Role-playing Games or Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MapTool.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • iPad

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  1. Roll20 icon

    Roll20

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Roll20 is the free, easy way to play tabletop games (such as pen and paper RPGs) online with others. It's completely web-based, so it runs right in your browser. It supports video and voice chat, background music, character sheets, a massive art library, and more!

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  2. Inkarnate icon

    Inkarnate

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Inkarnate is an all-in-one fantasy mapmaking platform with a free version and a huge library of assets. With Inkarnate, one can create world and region maps, city and village maps, battlemaps and interiors, as well as scenery maps.

    World & Region Maps


  3. Owlbear Rodeo icon

    Owlbear Rodeo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Owlbear Rodeo is a simple VTT that requires no registration and offers map sharing and drawing, dice rolling, voice chat, and other features that allow for a simple-to-use tabletop encounter experience.

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  4. Astral Tabletop icon

    Astral Tabletop

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Astral is an online, tabletop role-playing platform for hosting and playing games either online or in person. Play together online with others and communicate through live video.

    Screenshot
  5. Dungeoneer icon

    Dungeoneer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A VTT with DM tools for 5th edition D&D. Includes an initiative tracker, random table support, challenge rating calculators and more.

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  6. Standard Action icon

    Standard Action

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Standard Action is a tabletop gaming application designed to be simple, but flexible. In game, Standard Action features an interactive game board, live chat, dice rolls, a turn tracker, customizable token stat bars, and much more.

    They'll be fine
  7. Tableplop is an easy to learn, fun to use virtual tabletop for role playing games. It includes everything you need to play TTRPGs remote apart from audio chat and works great on mobiles and computers.

    Character sheets
  8. Beyond Tabletop icon

    Beyond Tabletop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Beyond Tabletop is a set of tools for RPG players with easy-to-use online character sheets and maps. Subscription-free and designed to be used on all devices online. Currently offering a battle map and character sheets for Pathfinder and D&D 5e.

    D&D 5e character equipment
  9. Rolisteam icon

    Rolisteam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Rolisteam helps you to manage tabletop role playing games with remote friends/players. It provides many features to share maps, pictures and it also includes tool to communicate with your friends/players.

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  10. Dungeon Tile Mapper icon

    Dungeon Tile Mapper

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

    From Wizards of the West Coast, the Dungeon Tiles Mapper lets you create tiled dungeon maps online for free through your browser using a simple grid-based editor. Just select your tiles and drag them where you want them.

    Map Example
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