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Algolia is described as 'helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search' and is a popular Search Server in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Algolia for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is MeiliSearch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Algolia are elasticsearch, Apache Solr, Manticore search and Sphinx (search engine).

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  1. MeiliSearch icon

    MeiliSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Rust
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    MeiliSearch is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use and deploy search engine. The search and indexation are fully customizable and handles features like typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchMeiliSearch lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Almost everyone thinks MeiliSearch is a great alternative to Algolia.
    cl9m9n7

    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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    erlend_sh

    The explicit goal of the MeiliSearch project is to provide an open source, self-hostable alternative to Algolia.

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    elasticsearch

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Java

    ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, source-available search server based on Java

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    Most users think elasticsearch is a great alternative to Algolia.


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    Apache Solr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Azure

    Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling.

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    The Velocity Search UI
  4. Manticore search icon

    Manticore search

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open source search server designed to be fast, scalable and with powerful and accurate full-text search capabilities derived from Sphinx search project.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchManticore search lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Sphinx (search engine)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sphinx is a software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC-compliant databases as data sources natively. Other data sources can be indexed via pipe in a custom XML format.

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    Typesense

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    An open source, blazing fast, typo tolerant search engine for building delightful search experiences. Focuses on developer happiness and ease of use, with a painless out-of-the-box experience.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchTypesense lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    RediSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Redisearch implements a search engine on top of Redis, but unlike other Redis search libraries, it does not use internal data structures like sorted sets.

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    wordpress i-search pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    i-Search Pro changes the way of WordPress Search. It’s full WooCommerce compatible. Provide Live search results in milliseconds. Include almost everything in your search results.

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    High Speed Search Results
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    OpenSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • VirtualBox
    • Self-Hosted
    • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Linux Mint
    • Ubuntu
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Docker
    • VMware Player

    OpenSearch is a community-driven, open source search and analytics suite derived from Apache 2.0 licensed Elasticsearch 7.10.2 & Kibana 7.10.2. It consists of a search engine daemon, and a visualization and user interface, OpenSearch Dashboards.

    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataOpenSearch can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    OpenSearch Dashboards
  10. 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.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchExpertrec Search Engine lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    newmelchizedecsundararaj

    fully hosted, support and help to improve search ranking.

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