Open Source Algolia Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Algolia is MeiliSearch, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Algolia and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Algolia are Apache Solr (Free, Open Source), Sphinx (search engine) (Free, Open Source), Typesense (Free, Open Source) and Manticore search (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks MeiliSearch is a great alternative to Algolia.
      erlend_sh The explicit goal of the MeiliSearch project is to provide an open source, self-hostable alternative to Algolia.
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      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.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • 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.


    2. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      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.
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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • elasticsearch
      • Heroku
      • Node.JS
      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.
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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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.
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    4. OpenSearchServer is an open source application server allowing development of index-based applications like search engines.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Instagram
      • Twitter
      • GitHub Pages
      Search over millions of documents, and give to your users unique, amazing and unforgettable experiences.
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