Algolia Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is MeiliSearch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 33 alternatives to Algolia so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Algolia alternatives are elasticsearch (Freemium, Open Source), Apache Solr (Free, Open Source), Sphinx (search engine) (Free, Open Source) and Typesense (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated on Dec 21, 2020

    • MeiliSearch is a relevant, instant, open source and typo-tolerant full-text search engine.
      Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Algolia.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Rust
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      The explicit goal of the MeiliSearch project is to provide an open source, self-hostable alternative to Algolia.
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      Positive comment • 9 months ago

      cl9m9n7935546
      MeiliSearch kind of uses the same algorithms to rank documents and have an HTTP API like Algolia. This is a self hosted version of Algolia.
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      Positive comment • 9 months ago

    • ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, free/open source search server based on Java under the Apache License ( Lucene ).
      Most users think this is great alternative to Algolia.
      • Freemium • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Java


    • Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Azure
    • Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • An open source, blazing fast, typo tolerant search engine for building delightful search experiences. Focusses on developer happiness and ease of use, with a painless out-of-the-box experience.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
    • Open source search server designed to be fast, scalable and with powerful and accurate full-text search capabilities derived from Sphinx search project.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Expertrec custom search started as a replacement for google site search. It adds super-fast search autocomplete, spell correct, search listing pages to your website.
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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      fully hosted, support and help to improve search ranking.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

    • The goal of ItemsAPI is creating search application without spending time for backend. You just provide json data and your backend is ready to go.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • elasticsearch
      • Heroku
      • Node.JS
    • RediSearch is a an open-source Full-Text and Secondary Index engine over Redis, developed by Redis Labs.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
    • The easiest way to add great search to your website
      • Online
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      More control over the search relevance function and ability to customize results for individual search results. More tools for non-technical users, for example you can use their web crawler to ingest content into the search engine rather than sending it to them via the API.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago