Simple Family Tree Alternatives

    Simple Family Tree is described as 'enables you to create and/or view a family tree. It displays ancestors and descendants of any selected individual (it reads and writes files in Gedcom format). You can enter notes, events, marriage details, and an alternate name for each individual' and is an app in the Home & Family category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Simple Family Tree for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Gramps, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Simple Family Tree are FamilySearch.org (Free Personal), Ancestry (Freemium), My Family Tree (Free Personal) and MacFamilyTree (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 12, 2020

    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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Kindle Fire
      FamilySearch is a genealogy organization operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources, and services designed to help people learn more about their family history.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Discover your family history and start your family tree. Try free and access over 7 billion genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.
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    2. My Family Tree is a genealogy product for all keen family historians. Its modern user interface and wide range of features will help you create your family tree in no time at all. Features Interactive and customisable family tree chart viewer.
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      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Explore your personal family history and discover your origins, your ancestors and how your family has evolved over the course of time. MacFamilyTree offers numerous options for you to capture and visualize your family history.
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      • Windows
      • Wine
      Ahnenblatt is genealogy software for Windows. (Use Portable Version for Linux with Wine) Designed to manage your genealogy data and to generate reports and graphical trees. Many import and export features make it easy to share data with others (GEDCOM, HTML, and more).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Legacy is a full-featured genealogy program that assists family historians in tracking, organizing, printing, and sharing family history.
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    3. Family Tree Maker makes it easier than ever to discover your family story, preserve your legacy and share your unique heritage.
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      • 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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      • Online
      Pedigreeable enables anyone to create beautiful family tree art -- show the generations of your family in fun and modern ways. These printable family trees make ideal gifts for births, weddings, Father's Day, Mother's Day, and many more special occasions.
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