The software is complex, easy to install, easy to use and feature-rich, supported on all mainstream operating systems. Some of its highlights are presented in the next section at a glance.
Features at a glance
The software allows users to edit, store and research genealogical data quickly and easily. It features gramplets, people, relationships, families, pedigree, ancestry, events, places, geography, sources, citations, repositories, media, and notes.
The Gramplets component allows you to monitor the progress of your research through various widgets that provide fast analysis of your data. On the Relationships module you can view a summary of the active person’s siblings, children, parents and spouses.
Furthermore, the Families module ensure that you will have quick access to a list of every family group, including relationship status, parent names or marriage dates. The Ancestry module offers a graphic representation of the active person’s ancestry.
A complete list of all images and videos added on the program can be viewed via the Media module of the application, which also lets you to preview all text notes included in your records through the Notes function.
It is the number one Linux solution for analyzing and organizing your family's history. With Gramps, you will be able to record as many details of an individual’s life as possible through its modern and intuitive graphical user interface.
Supported operating systems
At the moment, Gramps is translated in over 30 languages and it is available on major Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora and openSUSE. Being designed to be cross-platform, it can also be used on FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows OSes. Both 32-bit and 64-bit instruction set architectures are supported at this time.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on November 26th, 2014
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- Fix custom place types in the place editor
- Allow place type combobox to receive focus.
- Store custom place types in the metadata table
- Fix place type for places without a main location
Application descriptionGramps (Genealogical Research and Analysis Management Programming System) is an open source graphical application that...