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    SIMILE Widgets Alternatives

    SIMILE Widgets is described as 'open-source “spin-off” from the SIMILE project at MIT. Here we offer free, open-source web widgets, mostly for data visualizations. They are maintained and improved over time by a community of open-source developers'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SIMILE Widgets, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Chrome OS and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Aeon Timeline. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Preceden or Newslines. Other great sites and apps similar to SIMILE Widgets are Tiki-Toki (Freemium), Timeline JS (Free, Open Source), Twile (Free) and Capzles (Free).

    This page was last updated May 26, 2021
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    SIMILE Widgets is an open-source “spin-off” from the SIMILE project at MIT. Here we offer free, open-source web widgets,...
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    1. The timeline tool for creative writing, project & case management.
    2. Preceden is a timeline maker that helps you quickly create great looking timelines and project roadmaps. With its intuitive web-based interface, numerous export options, and more, you'll be able to build and share your timeline in no time at all.


    3. Newslines lets people create shared timelines on any person, product or news event. Writers create news snippets that are combined into interactive multimedia timelines.
    4. Tiki-Toki is online and desktop timeline maker software for creating beautiful interactive timelines that you can share on the web.
    5. Beautifully crafted timelines based on Google Spreadsheets that are easy and intuitive to use.


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      With Twile, you can create a rich, visual timeline of your family history, made up of milestones and photos, which everyone in your family can explore and contribute to.
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      Capzles helps anyone create beautiful, interactive, rich-media timelines online using videos, photos, text, music, audio and most documents.

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      iPhone app is no longer available; the Twitter account is not updated since 2011. The official website seems to be no longer maintained, but it still works.

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      TrialLine is a cloud-based legal timeline software for law firms and attorneys that want maximum insight into their cases. Create customized legal timelines that clearly and convincingly communicate the important details of your case.
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      A business timeline maker for investigators, researchers & planners.
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      TimeRime.com is a website that allows visitors to create free timelines. These timelines can also be viewed or compared online.

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      The twitter feed shows there has been no update since 2013 and the website isn't available anymore.

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