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Open Source MyHeritage Alternatives

The best open source alternative to MyHeritage is Gramps. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to MyHeritage and eight of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to MyHeritage are webtrees, Ancestris, GeneWeb and LifeLines.

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  1. Gramps is a Free Software Project for Genealogy, offering a professional cross-platform genealogy program, and a wiki open to all.

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    Most users think Gramps is a great alternative to MyHeritage.
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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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    Ancestris

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Haiku

    Ancestris is a free software suitable for all genealogists. It is available on all operating systems.

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    GeneWeb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GeneWeb is a genealogy software program with a Web interface. It can be used off-line or in a Web environment. It uses very efficient techniques of relationship and consanguinity computing, developed in collaboration with Didier Rémy, research Director at INRIA.

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    LifeLines

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    LifeLines is a genealogy program to help with your family history research. Its primary strengths are its powerful scripting language and the ability easily import and export information in the GEDCOM format.

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    GeneoTree

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Geneotree is an open source web-based genealogy application developed in the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database. It installs on Linux and Windows and works natively with GEDCOM files. It makes a variety of reports as PDF files.

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    GEDKeeper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GEDKeeper program is developed for work with personal genealogical database.

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    Family Gem

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Android app for genealogical trees.

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