CartoDB is described as «A location intelligence and visualization engine that empowers you to effortlessly transform data into insights. With CartoDB, connect and map location data, quickly customize your visualizations, and develop powerful location based apps» and is a Map service in the travel & location category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CartoDB, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to CartoDB are Mapbox Studio, PostGIS, MapTiler Cloud and Mapline.CartoDB alternatives are mainly Map Services but may also be GIS Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CartoDB.