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Search engine

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.

Platforms

  • Online
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • iPad
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Android Tablet
  • Self-Hosted
  • Windows Phone
  • Chrome OS
  • Safari
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Opera
  • Windows Mobile
  • Kindle Fire
  • Blackberry
  • Internet Explorer
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Features

  • File Searching
  • Meta-Search
  • Privacy focused
  • SEO tools
  • Indexed search
  • App discovery
  • Torrent search
  • Integrated Search
  • Google Chrome Extensions
  • Instagram
  • Full text search
  • Instagram integration
  • TV Shows
  • Web-Based
  • Firefox Extensions
  • Api
  • Keyword-tool
  • No Tracking
  • Database
  • Ad-free
  • File sharing
  • Peer-To-Peer
  • Multiple languages
  • App Store
  • SEO Audit
  • Anonymity
  • Customizable
  • File management
  • Instagram Analytics
  • Portable
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo is an alternative search engine that has rich features, respects your privacy, and is built from free/open-source software.

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Google Search

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.

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The Pirate Bay

Known as "the world's most resilient BitTorrent site", The Pirate Bay is a website that lets you search for, download, and upload torrents.

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Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is a "Computational Knowledge Engine" - different from a search engine, it answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from structured data...

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TinEye

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.

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Wayback Machine

Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago.

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Demonoid

Discontinued

The website is currently down since September 2018: https://www.reddit.com/r/DemonoidP2P/comments/9fgse4/current_demonoid_events/

Demonoid is a website and BitTorrent tracker created by an anonymous Serb known only by the pseudonyms "Deimos" and "Zajson".

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Google Images

The most comprehensive image search on the web. Google Images is a search service created by Google that allows users to search the Web for image content.

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Startpage

Why did we create Startpage.com?

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Bing

Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is the current web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from Microsoft.

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searx

Searx is a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users. Why use Searx?

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Google Goggles

Discontinued

In August 2018 Goggles app stopped working: Google now redirects users to Small Google Lens iconGoogle Lens app or, for incompatible phone, to Small Google Photos iconGoogle Photos which includes Lens' features.

With Google Goggles you can perform web searches by taking a picture rather than typing in text.

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SimilarSites

Easily find more sites like those you like. Similar Sites helps you find related sites and alternatives based on community recommendations and computer analysis.

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YaCy

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.

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Qwant

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.

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Yandex.Search

Yandex is the fastest growing search engine in the world, serving primarily Russia (the largest and most popular) and other countries formerly part of the Soviet Union.

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Ecosia

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.

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Mevvy

Discontinued

The official website is no longer available.

Mevvy is an app discovery platform that follows a different concept - we categorize apps by interest group, and help you discover the apps that truly matter to you - whether you...

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TorrentProject

TorrentProject is a torrent search engine. It's like Google, but just for torrents.

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Algolia

Algolia helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search.

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Hubmovie.cc

Warning

It has dangerous pop-up and pop-under ads. Use an adblocker to be safe

Safest, fastest and simplest way to watch movies and shows online free in HD. No account required, no pop-ups or fake links!.

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alternative.to

Discontinued

Site apparently no longer active.

Alternative.to is a search engine for alternatives, meaning it can search for existing oposites on any given subject, be it material or etheric things, words, phrase, people...

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Alluc

Discontinued

On March 8, 2018, the developer of the search engine decided to discontinue it and focus on other projects.

Alluc is a free search engine for streaming links. It searches the net and collects data for video hosting links, making them available and viewable through its own search.

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Library Genesis

Library Genesis is a search engine for articles and books on various topics, which allows free access to content that is otherwise paywalled or not digitized elsewhere.

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Presearch

Presearch is a decentralized search engine, powered by the community.

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