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 you're 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: 3/10/2020 3:14:00 PM

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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  • MeiliSearch

    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. Features - Search as-you-type experience (answers < 50ms) - Full-text search - Typo tolerant (understands typos and spelling mistakes) - Supports Kanji - Supports Synonym - Easy to install, deploy, and maintain - Whole documents returned - Highly customizable - RESTfull API

    • 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. cl9m9n7Apr 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • The explicit goal of the MeiliSearch project is to provide an open source, self-hostable alternative to Algolia. erlend_shApr 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted Rust

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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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  • 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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  • 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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