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
Genea.app [1] September 13, 2021; 13 days ago (2021-09-13) [2] N/A Yes MIT License
Genealone February 15, 2016; 5 years ago (2016-02-15) 2.1.1 No Proprietary
Geneotree April 2021; 5 months ago (2021-04) 4.0 Yes Proprietary
GeneWeb October 30, 2020; 10 months ago (2020-10-30)[3] 7.0.0 Yes GPL-2.0-or-later
HuMo-gen June 13, 2020; 15 months ago (2020-06-13)[4] 5.6 Yes GPL-3.0-only
PhpGedView November 6, 2017; 3 years ago (2017-11-06) 4.3.0 Yes GPL-2.0-or-later
The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) October 24, 2020; 11 months ago (2020-10-24) 13.0.1 No Proprietary
XHTML Family Tree Generator[5] February 24, 2013; 8 years ago (2013-02-24) 2.3.11 Yes GPL-2.0-or-later
webtrees October 24, 2020; 11 months ago (2020-10-24) [6] 2.0.10 Yes GPL-3.0-or-later

System support[edit]

Software Operating System Programming Language Database
Genea.app OS Independent JavaScript Direct download, Git
Genealone OS Independent [7] JavaScript, PHP[7] MySQL[7]
Geneotree OS Independent [8] JavaScript, PHP[8] MySQL[8]
GeneWeb OS Independent OCaml ?
HuMo-gen OS Independent [9] JavaScript, PHP[9] MySQL[9]
PhpGedView OS Independent [10] JavaScript,[10] PHP 4.3 or higher MySQL, Postgresql, SQLite, and SQL-Server [11]
TNG OS Independent [12] JavaScript, PHP 5.0 or higher [12] MySQL 5.0 or higher [12]
webtrees OS Independent [13] JavaScript, PHP 5.3 or higher [13] MySQL 5.0.13 or higher [13]

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[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] Yes[14]
Geneotree Yes[15] Yes[15] Yes[15] No Yes[15] Yes[15] Yes[15] Yes[15] Yes[15] No Yes[15] Yes[15] No No
GeneWeb ? Yes Yes ? Yes ? Yes ? Yes ? ? Yes No No
HuMo-gen 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] No
PhpGedView Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] No Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] No
TNG Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[18]
webtrees Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] No

Chart features[edit]

Software Ancestry Chart Descendancy Chart Relationship Calculator Timeline Chart
Genealone Yes [14] Yes[14] Yes[14] Yes[14]
Geneotree Yes [15] Yes[15] No[15] No[15]
GeneWeb Yes Yes Yes No
HuMo-gen Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9]
PhpGedView Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16] Yes[16]
TNG Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17][20] Yes [17]
webtrees Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19]

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 [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14]
Geneotree ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
GeneWeb Yes ? ? ? No Yes No ? ?
HuMo-gen Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [21] Yes [9]
PhpGedView Yes[22] ? No ? No Yes [23] Yes [23] Yes [23] Yes [23]
TNG Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17]
webtrees Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[19]

Visitor features[edit]

Software Anniversary Calendar Bookmarking Photo Gallery PDF Reports Relationship Finder RSS Feed User Account Registration Multilingual
Genealone Yes [14] ? Yes [14] Yes [14] Yes [14] ? Yes [14] Yes [14]
Geneotree ? ? ? Yes [15] ? ? ? ?
GeneWeb ? ? ? No Yes No No Yes
HuMo-gen Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9] Yes [9]
PhpGedView Yes [23] Yes [23] ? Yes [23] Yes [23] Yes [23] Yes [23] ?
TNG Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[17] Yes[24]
webtrees Yes[19] Yes[19] ? Yes[19] Yes[19] Yes[25] Yes[19] Yes[19]

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. ^ "GeneWeb release announcement on GitHub". Release GeneWeb 7.0.0 · geneweb/geneweb · GitHub. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  4. ^ "HuMo-gen forum release announcement". www.humo-gen.com. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  5. ^ "XHTML Family Tree Generator". freshmeat.sourceforge.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  6. ^ "webtrees Releases". webtrees. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  7. ^ a b c Genealone - System Requirements Archived 2014-02-19 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ a b c "GeneoTree". SourceForge. 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 ah ai aj Humogen.com - features Archived 2011-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ a b "PhpGedView". SourceForge. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  11. ^ "PhpGedView readme - sourceforge". SourceForge. Archived from the original on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  12. ^ a b c "FAQs: The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ("TNG")". www.lythgoes.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  13. ^ a b c "System requirements - webtrees". wiki.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  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 ag "Main Features - Genealone". genealone.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ 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
  17. ^ 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.
  18. ^ "Build your own genealogy website quickly and easily — with TNG!". TNG Builder. Retrieved 19 Nov 2014.
  19. ^ 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.
  20. ^ The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding- Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter Archived 2010-12-17 at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ "HuMo-gen Help Wiki". Archived from the original on 18 July 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  22. ^ "phpgedview Administration outline doc". Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Features v4.1.x - PGVWiki". wiki.phpgedview.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  24. ^ currently 13 languages+5 partial (not help files) "FAQs". Retrieved 2014-09-18.
  25. ^ "webtrees - Add-ons". www.webtrees.net. Retrieved 18 March 2019.