Niche Search Engines

A list of the best niche search engines

  • Wallhaven

    Free Web Website

    Wallhaven is a site created by and for people who like wallpapers, as well as a place where anime fans can be treated mostly like normal human beings.

    Wallhaven was created as a side project by staff members of the originale and discontinued Small wallbase iconwallbase , since the website's owner disappeared and they were no longer able to continue managing the website. Wallhaven, now in alpha stage, will have all the wallpapers of Wallbase when it goes into beta.


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  • Ebook Searcher

    Free Web Website

    A search engine for ebooks to find free epubs and PDFs! Authors, readers, via our website you will find your happiness !


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  • Dropicon | Search Engine

    Free Web Website

    Dropicon abandons the conventional keyboard for an innovative, simple and fun, drag and drop search experience designed and scaled for desktop and mobile displays without collecting or sharing any of your personal information.

    The emphasis is on serving up clean URLs which take a user to a starting point of a quality resource. Dropicon uses its own search index compiled from its own unique site crawler to deliver the most relevant results.

    Revolutionary touch-enabled UI
    Multi-screen experiences
    Proprietary search index compiled from unique site crawler
    Quality search results with clean URLs
    Pioneering UI option controlled by facial movement. [face]
    Innovated in the United Kingdom


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  • Yummly

    Free Web Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad ... Apple Watch tvOS Website

    Yummly puts every recipe in the world in the palm of your hand. The most powerful recipe search, the recipe sites you love, your digital recipe box, and food recipe recommendations just for you.

    • The most powerful way to search the recipe sites you love
      Why waste time sifting through the wrong recipes? Our unique search filters allow you to find the perfect recipes by cuisine, taste, diet (Vegetarian, Vegan, Paleo), nutrition, allergies (dairy, gluten, seafood, and more), cook time, technique, and more – so the recipes you find first are the right ones. No need to worry, we have all of your favorite recipes for cooking from top recipe sites and from the best food blogs like Chow, Serious Eats, and Steamy Kitchen. Find something that meets your tastes and nutrition preferences in a snap.

    • Collect, save and organize your favorite recipes in your digital recipe box
      Saving your favorite recipes couldn’t be easier. With the simple tap of a ‘Yum’ button, your faves are stashed for safekeeping in a digital recipe box. Once saved, create personal collections for easy organization, sharing of your recipes, and easy view when cooking and shopping.

    • Discover recipe recommendations, just for you
      Set up your taste and nutrition preferences and we’ll only serve up recipes that match. As you use Yummly, like magic, it learns about you like (and don’t like). Yummly will provide you with food recipe recommendations every day that you are sure to love. In a bit of a food rut? Let Yummly help you out with a cornucopia of tasty suggestions for cooking. The more you Yum, the better it gets!

    • Personalized Diets
      Have a special diet? Are you trying to eat vegan, paleo, or gluten free? Do you have an allergy to peanuts or shrimp? Do you dislike cilantro? Yummly has you covered! We scour recipes across the web we automatically filter out recipes that don’t match your tastes, allergies, and diets. Simply Yum recipes to easily create diet specific collections in your recipe box.


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  • Shodan

    Freemium Web Website

    IoT (Internet of Things) search engine for finding and getting details about internet connected devices.


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  • FileDiva

    Free Web Website

    FileDiva is a file meta-search engine that allow users to search on dozens of file search engine at the same time and all the results are displayed in one single page. You can look for any type of file and search in any file hosting website: Uploaded, Rapidgator, Uploading, Bitshare, MediaFire...


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  • MillionShort

    Free Web Website

    Million Short is an experimental web search engine (really, more of a discovery engine) that allows you to REMOVE the top million (or top 100k, 10k, 1k, 100) sites from the results set. We thought it might be somewhat interesting to see what we'd find if we just removed an entire slice of the web


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  • PeekYou

    Free Web Website

    PeekYous people search engine allows you to find, contact, and track anyone online. Find photos, links, work history, alumni info, family members and more.


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  • Instant Username Search

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Instant Username Search is a free and open-source web app to check if a username is available on services like Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, GitHub and much more. It's available online or as a self-hosted app.


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  • PimEyes

    Freemium Web Website

    Uses real facial recognition algorithms to compare a submitted photo with images of about 10 million people. The database obviously contains many freely available images from the Web, including Wikipedia.


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  • Listen Notes

    Free Web Website

    The podcast search engine that actually works. Discover best podcasts.Search show notes and audio transcripts of 505,479 podcasts and 31,032,782 episodes by people, places or topics.


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  • SearchGram

    Free Web Website

    Free WebApp to search for Instagram hashtags and users. Browser that you can use to search and explore Instagram photos.


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  • Runnaroo

    Free Web Website

    Runnaroo is a privacy focused search engine that pulls in relevant search results from the best vertical sources.


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  • Scinapse

    Free Web Website

    Scinapse is a free, nonprofit, Academic search engine for papers, serviced by Pluto Network.


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