Web

Research and organize your family tree together

Gramps Web is a web app that aspires to be Gramps in a web browser, allowing collaborative genealogy while respecting your privacy. It is based on the same program core and data structure as Gramps and can be synchronized with it using an addon. While not supporting every single feature of Gramps, it has some additional web-specific features and is designed for maximum interoperability with Gramps.

View the Gramps Web Administration Guide
View the Gramps Web User Guide

Access to all your data, respecting privacy

Browse all objects in your family tree: people, families, events, places, repositories, sources, citations, media objects, and notes.

Choose for each user whether they are allowed to view records marked as private. Private records are filtered out at the database layer for maximum security.


Collaborative editing and adding data on the go

Grant users the right to add new or editing existing objects.

Upload new sources, photos, or create new objects from any device.


Interactive family tree graphs

Navigate your family tree as an ancestor chart, descendant chart, hourglass chart, or as fan chart, with high-quality interactive graphics and configurable number of generations.


Powerful map

Display all places on an interactive, searchable map.

Turn a historical map stored as media object in Gramps into a custom map overlay.


Genealogy Blog included

Summarize your research in the form of blog stories with pictures. All data is stored in the Gramps database.


Fully internationalized

Switch the language of the interface between any of 40 languages translated by the Gramps community.


No lock-in – data import and export

Apart from being able to import data in various formats including Gramps XML and GEDCOM, Gramps Web makes it easy for users to download all of their data (family tree data, media files, user accounts) anytime, for backup purposes or to move to a different server. Your data is yours alone!


Generate printable reports

Since it’s built directly on the core powering Gramps Desktop, you can generate almost all of the reports the desktop app supports right from the browser, including relationship graphs or book reports as PDF.


Full integration with Gramps Desktop

Gramps Web uses the core of Gramps, the most powerful and popular open-source cross-platform desktop application. It does not only use the same data model and database for storing genealogical data, but can also be synchronized both ways using a Gramps addon.

Edit your tree on the Web and in the fully-featured desktop app you’ve grown to love – they work together seamlessly.


Tag people in photos with automated face detection

Collaborate with your relatives to identify ancestors in old family photos. Thanks to automated face detection, tagging people is just two clicks away.


Powerful full-text search

The search engine supports searching all Gramps object types, including the content of text notes, and supports wildcard syntax and logical operators.


DNA matches and chromosome browser

If you have DNA match data from one of the DNA genealogy providers, upload it and store it in a future-proof way and view your matches in an interactive chromosome browser.


Integrated task management app

Gramps Web comes with an integrated task management app to organize and plan your genealogical research. The tasks are stored as sources in the Gramps database, so they form part of your genealogical data an can be accessed and edited in Gramps Desktop as well.


Visit the Gramps Web demonstration site

Use owner, editor, contributor, or member as username and the same as password.

News & Releases

Gramps 5.2.0 released

Gramps 5.1.6 released

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