Algolia Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Algolia for Web, Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Algolia.

Algolia helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search. If your looking for more info about Algolia like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 3/27/2019 8:31:00 AM

Alternatives to Algolia for all platforms with any license

  • Apache Solr

    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. Providing distributed search and index replication, Solr is highly scalable.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Microsoft Azure

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  • Sphinx (search engine)

    Sphinx is a free 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • swiftype

    The easiest way to add great search to your website Swiftype is a hosted software service that eliminates the need to create your own search software from scratch, making it possible for any website owner or mobile app developer to add great search to their product. Features include powerful relevance algorithms, customizable search result ordering, fast autocomplete with typo protection, real-time analytics and more.

    • 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. Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Web

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  • Xapian

    Xapian is an open source probabilistic information retrieval library, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It is a full text search engine library for programmers. It is written in C++, with bindings to allow use from Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C#, Ruby, and Lua. Xapian is highly portable and runs on Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, HP-UX, Tru64, IRIX, Microsoft Windows, GNU Hurd, and OS/2.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Site Search 360

    The best site search for any website. Simple type, get search suggests, autocompletions and structured data at your fingertips. Site Search 360 is an easy drop in replacement for Google Site Search. There is also a free option for smaller websites.

    • Good value and super easy to integrate. Guest • Nov 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Web

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  • OpenSearchServer

    OpenSearchServer is an open source application server allowing development of index-based applications like search engines. Main features of OpenSearchServer are : An integrated crawler for databases, web pages and rich documents; a user friendly GUI allowing development of most applications with some clicks through an interface built in Zkoss; snippets; faceting; an html renderer for integrating search results in a page; and monitoring and administration features.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Whoosh

    Whoosh is a fast, featureful full-text indexing and searching library implemented in pure Python. Programmers can use it to easily add search functionality to their applications and websites. Every part of how Whoosh works can be extended or replaced to meet your needs exactly. Some of Whoosh's features include: Pythonic API. Pure-Python. No compilation or binary packages needed, no mysterious crashes. Fielded indexing and search.

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • Heritrix

    Heritrix is the Internet Archive's open-source, extensible, web-scale, archival-quality web crawler project. Heritrix (sometimes spelled heretrix, or misspelled or mis-said as heratrix/heritix/ heretix/heratix) is an archaic word for heiress (woman who inherits). Since our crawler seeks to collect and preserve the digital artifacts of our culture for the benefit of future researchers and generations, this name seemed apt.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Expertrec Search Engine

    Expertrec site search engine helps you add ultra fast search to your website . It adds a superb autosuggest and search listing pages where people can find products with a few keystrokes. Along with this you get complete control over your search results with complete merchandising options and access to real time search analytics.

    • fully hosted, support and help to improve search ranking. newmelchizedecsundararajMar 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Web Magento Community Edition

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  • RediSearch

    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. This also enables more advanced features, like exact phrase matching and numeric filtering for text queries, that are not possible or efficient with traditional Redis search approaches.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Web Self-Hosted

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  • ItemsAPI

    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. With ItemsAPI you can create much easier: - various list and catalogs (restaurants, movies, gyms, doctors, places) - simple recommendation system (i.e.

    Free Open Source Linux Web Self-Hosted elasticsearch Heroku ... Node.JS

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  • is a hosted search as a service for websites (eCommerce, Media and Publishing), mobile apps and enterprise software. Users have increasingly started interacting with new sites via the search box. Companies spend a ton of money getting people to their sites, but then do a bad job of satisfying them at that point. It’s not because the right content isn’t available, but rather because users routinely struggle to find what they’re looking for and leave disappointed.

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  • SearchBlox

    SearchBlox is an out-of-the-box Enterprise Search Solution built on top of Apache Lucene/Solr. It is fast to deploy, easy to manage and available for both on-premise and cloud deployment.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Vespa

    Vespa is an engine for low-latency computation over large data sets. It stores and indexes your data such that queries, selection and processing over the data can be performed at serving time. This README describes how to build and develop the Vespa engine. To get started, read the quick start, or find the full documentation at .

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Luigi's Box

    Luigi’s Box is a set of tools for eCommerce, that increases your sales and conversions by providing your visitors with the best possible shopping experience. From search to product discovery, we cover all the interactions while giving you the complete control and data for your business decisions.

    Commercial Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  • Sparq

    Sparq is a fast and a beautiful search solution for Shopify store owners. It allows store owners to upgrade their default search to an extremely fast, more user friendly and feature rich Sparq Search. Sparq search has an extremely fast search time, with most of the queries showing results under 50ms. In comparison, human eye takes 200ms to complete a blink :).

    Freemium $ $ $ Shopify Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  • Apisearch

    Search over millions of documents, and give to your users unique, amazing and unforgettable experiences.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted Blackberry 10 Instagram Twitter GitHub Pages


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