12 opensource and free asp.net MVC gridview contols

People always looking for open source and free yet powerful plugins that add more features in existing system. After compiling some fruitful search we finally collect best open source and free asp.net MVC grid controls. In this article we share most popular among all. Using jquery grid you will include powerful features like instant grouping, filtering, paging, searching, column hide/show, easy CRUD options and lots more. 



MvcContrib
MvcContrib is open source project to add extra feature to asp.net MVC grid control. MvcContrib support Portable Area , Fluent Html helpers, grid and input builders. 

telerik asp.net MVC
Telerik Extensions for ASP.NET MVC is a lightweight framework helping you build rich user interfaces for ASP.NET MVC while enhancing your productivity (only few features available in free version).

datatables
Datatables is Table plugin for jquery. This plugin have huge range of varieties. It is a highly flexible tool, based upon the foundations of progressive enhancement, and will add advanced interaction controls to any HTML table. 

This is complete list of asp.net MVC control based on jquery and jqgrid framework. Ajax paging, Editing, Sub-grid, Batch update, Standard widgets such as datepicker, and many more - all with full .Net Fluent-like configuration and intelliSense support.Razor View-Engine support, Custom pager support, Full Search & Ordering support (including multiple filters), Cleaner Controller grid Configuration and Grid toolbar buttons support.

SlickGrid
SlickGrid is advance Javascript grid/ spreadsheet components. You will enjoy features like Extremely fast rendering speed, Supports jQuery UI Themes, Background post-rendering for richer cells, Configurable & customizable, Full keyboard navigation, Column resize/reorder/show/hide, Column auto sizing & force-fit, Pluggable cell formatters & editors, Support for editing and creating new rows., Grouping, filtering, custom aggregators, and more!

Grid.MVC
Grid.Mvc adds functionality for creating GridView controls in your ASP.NET MVC 3/4 web application. It is a component that allows you easy construction of HTML tables for displaying, paging, filtering and sorting data from a collection of your Model objects.

ParamQuery grid
ParamQuery grid is open source jQuery grid plugin for displaying and manipulating tabular data in rich Ajax applications. You will get huge features like Multiple row and cell selections with full customization, Hiding / Showing columns, Resizable columns and grid, Grouping of columns, Freeze any number of Columns like Excel, Summary of Rows, CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete), Search / Filter and more...

jqGrid
jqGrid is an Ajax-enabled JavaScript control that provides solutions for representing and manipulating tabular data on the web. Since the grid is a client-side solution loading data dynamically through Ajax callbacks, it can be integrated with any server-side technology, including PHP, ASP, Java Servlets, JSP, ColdFusion, and Perl.

If you are looking for custom code based asp.net MVC grid which is easily customized as per your requirement then this open source asp.net MVC grid is best option.

Ingrid is an unobtrusive jQuery component that adds datagrid behaviors (column resizing, paging, sorting, row and column styling, and more) to your tables. Checkout example page for more description.

jqxGrid is powerful datagrid widget built entirely with open web standards. It offers rich functionality, easy to use APIs and works across devices and browsers. jqxGrid delivers advanced data visualization features and built-in support for client and server-side paging, editing, sorting and filtering.

Ignite UI grid is one of best jquery based Grid. You will get unlimited features and our personal recommendation to use this asp.net MVC gridview.

Note: Although all asp.net MVC grid controls are free but read license carefully before use it.

If we missed, please comment below to include it in our list.

Happy Coding !