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Open Source Algolia Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Algolia is MeiliSearch. 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, Manticore search, Typesense and RediSearch.

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    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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  2. Apache Solr icon

    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


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    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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    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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    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
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    ItemsAPI

    • 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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    ItemsAPI with angular dashboard
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    Apisearch

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
    • GitHub Pages

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

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchApisearch lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Relevanssi Light

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    Relevanssi Light replaces the default WP search with a search that uses the fulltext indexing capabilities of the database. It requires a modern version of MySQL or MariaDB.

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    Xapian

    • 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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