Trying to find anything on the Internet without a search engine would make finding a needle in a haystack seem like child’s play. Without ubiquitous indices such as Google and DuckDuckGo, our access to the vast sea of information and content that the Internet hosts would be severely limited. This pages lists all of the major search engines that you need to know in order to access most of what the Internet has to offer.
DuckDuckGo is an alternative search engine that has rich features, respects your privacy, and is built from free/open-source software.
Google Search is the most popular search engine on the Internet. Google can search for webpages, images, videos, news, and various other forms of media.
Known as "the world's most resilient BitTorrent site", The Pirate Bay is a website that lets you search for, download, and upload torrents.
Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago.
Searx is a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users. Why use Searx?
Wolfram Alpha is a "Computational Knowledge Engine" - different from a search engine, it answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from structured data...
The world's most private search engine.
Qwant is a European web search engine, launched in July 2013 and operated from Paris. It is the only EU-based search engine with its own indexing engine.
Controversial database of paywalled articles and other hard to find academic content.
Sci-Hub is a website with over 64.5 million academic papers and articles available for direct download.
TinEye is a powerful image search and recognition engine that can help to find where an image came from and how it's being used.
Easily find more sites like those you like. Similar Sites helps you find related sites and alternatives based on community recommendations and computer analysis.
YaCy is a free search engine that anyone can use to build a search portal for their intranet or to help search the public internet.
Ecosia is a green search engine that donates at least 80% of its profits from search ad revenue and online shopping to a reforestation program, currently in Burkina Faso.
Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is the current web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from Microsoft.