I tried out Gramps almost two years ago and for some reason I ended up moving to MacFamilyTree. Lots of bling over there.
Now I am testing migrating from my M1 Macbook Air to a Lenovo ChromeOS Duet 5. Tried a couple of other apps which claim to work on the platform. One definitely does, but has a rather odd GUI I can’t wrap my mind around. The other is written in Java 8 w/ something about x86 hard-coded into the jar files. Unfortunately the Duet 5 uses an Arm chip. Hours wasted on that one.
So I tried Gramps again and I expected I was facing a long list of unmet dependencies, but when I launched it it…just ran! I imported a GEDCOM. I set a base path for media. Boom, done. It works.
If I can just get some connectivity going w/ WikiTree and FamilySearch I think I will be very happy.
I agree, GRAMPS works very well. I upload to WikiTree too using the gedcom file. To meet the WT sourcing format requirements I insert the image URL into the Page/Volume field after the page/volume data if present.
I have a love/hate relationship with WT. The farther back I go in time, the more cousins and random strangers like to add things that don’t belong or lack sourcing. I would like to update more recent generations, but it would help if I could do that from an add-on or something. For FamilyTree, I have low confidence in a lot of the data, but if someone has fleshed out a branch I like being able to copy it into my own local files. So I guess my next step is exploring some add-ons.
Nope. When I drag it over the clipboard window, right next to the hand is a teeny-tiny ‘no’ symbol (red circle w/ diagonal line) - so the app seems to think that action is not allowed for some reason. Seems like it would be useful for copy/pasting sources to multiple people…