Comparison of web-based genealogy software

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This article compares several selected genealogy programs that run on a web server. Genealogy websites are not included.

General information[edit]

Software Latest release Version Free to use Software license
Genealone 2015-10-04 2.0 No Proprietary
Geneotree 2018-02 3.81 Yes GNU GPL
GeneWeb 2014-09-04 6.08 Yes GNU GPL
HuMo-gen 2018-07-12 5.2.2 Yes GNU GPL
PhpGedView 2017-11-06 4.3.0 Yes GNU GPL
The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) 2019-03-13 12.1 No Proprietary
XHTML Family Tree Generator[1] 2013-02-24 2.3.11 Yes GNU GPL
webtrees 2018-08-17 1.7.10 Yes GNU GPL

System support[edit]

Software Operating System Programming Language Database
Genealone OS Independent [2] JavaScript, PHP [2] MySQL [2]
Geneotree OS Independent [3] JavaScript, PHP [3] MySQL [3]
GeneWeb OS Independent OCaml ?
HuMo-gen OS Independent [4] JavaScript, PHP [4] MySQL [4]
PhpGedView OS Independent [5] JavaScript,[5] PHP 4.3 or higher MySQL, Postgresql, SQLite, and SQL-Server [6]
TNG OS Independent [7] JavaScript, PHP 5.0 or higher [7] MySQL 5.0 or higher [7]
webtrees OS Independent [8] JavaScript, PHP 5.3 or higher [8] MySQL 5.0.13 or higher [8]

General features[edit]

Software Administration Family View GEDCOM Histories Individual View Mapping Notes Places Photos Recording Simple and Advanced Search Sources Video WordPress integration
Genealone Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9]
Geneotree No [10] Yes[10] Yes[10] No Yes[10] No Yes[10] Yes[10] Yes[10] No Yes[10] Yes[10] No No
GeneWeb
HuMo-gen Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] No
PhpGedView Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] No Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] No
TNG Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[13]
webtrees Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] No

Chart features[edit]

Software Ancestry Chart Descendancy Chart Relationship Calculator Timeline Chart
Genealone Yes [9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9]
Geneotree Yes [10] Yes[10] No[10] No[10]
GeneWeb Yes Yes Yes No
HuMo-gen Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4]
PhpGedView Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11] Yes[11]
TNG Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12][15] Yes [12]
webtrees Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14]

Site administration features[edit]

Software Backup Custom Events Duplicate Finder Merge Data Mod Manager Multiple Trees Privacy Settings Help Site Templates and Customization
Genealone Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9]
Geneotree ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
GeneWeb ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
HuMo-gen Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] No Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [16] Yes [4]
PhpGedView Yes[17] ? No ? No Yes [18] Yes [18] Yes [18] Yes [18]
TNG Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12]
webtrees Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14]

Visitor features[edit]

Software Anniversary Calendar Bookmarking Photo Gallery PDF Reports Relationship Finder RSS Feed User Account Registration Multilingual
Genealone Yes [9] ? Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] ? Yes [9] Yes [9]
Geneotree ? ? ? Yes [10] ? ? ? ?
GeneWeb ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
HuMo-gen Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4] Yes [4]
PhpGedView Yes [18] Yes [18] ? Yes [18] Yes [18] Yes [18] Yes [18] ?
TNG Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[12] Yes[19]
webtrees Yes[14] Yes[14] ? Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[20] Yes[14] Yes[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "XHTML Family Tree Generator". freshmeat.sourceforge.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Genealone - System Requirements Archived 2014-02-19 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c "GeneoTree". SourceForge. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai Humogen.com - features Archived 2011-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ a b "PhpGedView". SourceForge. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  6. ^ "PhpGedView readme - sourceforge". SourceForge. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  7. ^ a b c "FAQs: The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ("TNG")". www.lythgoes.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  8. ^ a b c "System requirements - webtrees". wiki.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Main Features - Genealone". genealone.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "GeneoTree - Genealogy software in Php/MySql - Gedcom Viewer Freeware". www.geneotree.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p PhpGedView - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter Archived 2010-11-30 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Features: The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ("TNG")". lythgoes.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Build your own genealogy website quickly and easily — with TNG!". TNG Builder. Retrieved 19 Nov 2014.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af "webtrees - Feature list". www.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  15. ^ The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding- Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter Archived 2010-12-17 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ "HuMo-gen Help Wiki". Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  17. ^ "phpgedview Administration outline doc". Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Features v4.1.x - PGVWiki". wiki.phpgedview.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  19. ^ currently 13 languages+5 partial (not help files) "FAQs". Retrieved 2014-09-18.
  20. ^ "webtrees - Add-ons". www.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.