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 License Free to use
Version Date
Genea.app[1] N/A[2] 2022-03-20 MIT License Yes
Geneotree 4.0 2021-04 Proprietary Yes
GeneWeb 7.0.0[3] Edit this on Wikidata 2020-10-30 GPL-2.0-or-later Yes
Gramps Web 0.13.3[4] 2022-08-15 AGPL-3.0-or-later Yes
HuMo-genealogy 5.9[5] Edit this on Wikidata 2022-01-28 GPL-3.0-only Yes
PhpGedView 4.3.0[6] Edit this on Wikidata 2017-11-07 GPL-2.0-or-later Yes
The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) 13.1.2 2022-04-16 Proprietary No
webtrees 2.1.16[7][8] Edit this on Wikidata 2023-01-16 GPL-3.0-or-later Yes

System support[edit]

Software Operating System Programming Language Database
Genea.app OS Independent JavaScript Direct download, Git
Geneotree OS Independent [9] JavaScript, PHP[9] MySQL[9]
GeneWeb OS Independent OCaml ?
Gramps Web OS Independent [10] JavaScript, Python[10] SQLite, Postgresql[10]
HuMo-gen OS Independent [11] JavaScript, PHP[11] MySQL[11]
PhpGedView OS Independent [12] JavaScript,[12] PHP 4.3 or higher MySQL, Postgresql, SQLite, and SQL-Server [13]
TNG OS Independent [14] JavaScript, PHP 5.0 or higher [14] MySQL 5.0 or higher [14]
webtrees OS Independent [15] JavaScript, PHP 7.4 or higher [15] MySQL 5.7 or higher, MariaDB, Postgresql, SQLite, and SQL-Server [15]

General features[edit]

Software Administration Family View GEDCOM Histories Individual View Mapping Notes Places Photos Recording Simple and Advanced Search Sources Video WordPress integration
Geneotree Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] No Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] No Yes[16] Yes[16] No No
GeneWeb ? Yes Yes ? Yes ? Yes ? Yes ? ? Yes No No
Gramps Web Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] No
HuMo-genealogy Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] No
PhpGedView Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] No Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] No
TNG Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[19]
webtrees Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] No

Chart features[edit]

Software Ancestry Chart Descendancy Chart Relationship Calculator Timeline Chart
Geneotree Yes [16] Yes[16] No[16] No[16]
GeneWeb Yes Yes Yes No
Gramps Web Yes [10] Yes [10] Yes [10] No
HuMo-genealogy Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11]
PhpGedView Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17]
TNG Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18][21] Yes [18]
webtrees Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20]

Site administration features[edit]

Software Backup Custom Events Duplicate Finder Merge Data Mod Manager Multiple Trees Privacy Settings Help Site Templates and Customization
Geneotree ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
GeneWeb Yes ? ? ? No Yes No ? ?
Gramps Web No No No No No No Yes [10] No No
HuMo-genealogy Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [22] Yes [11]
PhpGedView Yes[23] ? No ? No Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24]
TNG Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18]
webtrees Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20]

Visitor features[edit]

Software Anniversary Calendar Bookmarking Photo Gallery PDF Reports Relationship Finder RSS Feed User Account Registration Multilingual
Geneotree ? ? ? Yes [16] ? ? ? ?
GeneWeb ? ? ? No Yes No No Yes
Gramps Web Yes [10] No Yes [10] Yes [10] No No Yes [10] Yes [10]
HuMo-genealogy Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11] Yes [11]
PhpGedView Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24] Yes [24]
TNG Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[18] Yes[25]
webtrees Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[20] Yes[26] Yes[20] Yes[20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genea.app". genea.app. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Genea.app code on GitHub". genea.app GitHub. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Release 7.0.0". 30 October 2020. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Gramps Web frontend release page on Github". Releases · gramps-project/Gramps.js · Github. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Version 5.9". 28 January 2022.
  6. ^ https://sourceforge.net/projects/phpgedview/files/1%20PhpGedView/PhpGedView%20v4.3.0/.
  7. ^ "Release 2.1.15". 16 January 2023. Retrieved 16 January 2023.
  8. ^ "webtrees 2.1.16 released". 16 January 2023. Retrieved 16 January 2023.
  9. ^ a b c "GeneoTree". SourceForge. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  10. ^ 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 "Gramps Web". Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  11. ^ 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 aj Humogen.com - features Archived 2011-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ a b "PhpGedView". SourceForge. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  13. ^ "PhpGedView readme - sourceforge". SourceForge. Archived from the original on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  14. ^ a b c "FAQs: The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ("TNG")". www.lythgoes.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  15. ^ a b c "System requirements - webtrees". wiki.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "GeneoTree - Genealogy software in Php/MySql - Gedcom Viewer Freeware". www.geneotree.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  17. ^ 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
  18. ^ 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.
  19. ^ "Build your own genealogy website quickly and easily — with TNG!". TNG Builder. Retrieved 19 Nov 2014.
  20. ^ 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 "webtrees - Feature list". www.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  21. ^ The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding- Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter Archived 2010-12-17 at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ "HuMo-gen Help Wiki". Archived from the original on 18 July 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  23. ^ "phpgedview Administration outline doc". Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  24. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Features v4.1.x - PGVWiki". wiki.phpgedview.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  25. ^ currently 13 languages+5 partial (not help files) "FAQs". Retrieved 2014-09-18.
  26. ^ "webtrees - Add-ons". www.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.