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Cortana Alternatives for Mac

Cortana is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Siri, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Cortana and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Cortana are SEPIA Framework, Presbot, Kara and Snips.

Cortana alternatives are mainly Virtual Assistants but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cortana.
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  1. Siri icon

    Siri

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    33 alternatives to Siri 

    Talking to Siri is an easier, faster way to get things done. It’s always with you — on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and HomePod.

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    Most users think Siri is a great alternative to Cortana.
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    SEPIA Framework

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    11 alternatives to SEPIA Framework 

    SEPIA is a server-based, extendable, personal, intelligent assistant. The SEPIA-Framework is a collection of open-source modules and tools that form a coherent ecosystem for self-hosted, privacy-compliant, voice-controlled applications and devices.

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    Presbot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    30 alternatives to Presbot 

    Presbot is a community of chatbots, an interactive version of Linkedin. Presbot provides the simplest and fastest way to create your personal and professional chatbot. Presbot employs rule based and machine learning algorithms and learns from each interaction with your end users.

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    Kara

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to Kara 

    Simply put, Kara is a voice assistant that steals 0% of your data so you stay free! She is a actively maintained, modular, and designed to customize.

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    Snips

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Debian
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Roku
    12 alternatives to Snips 

    Deploy your customized Snips voice assistant to a Raspberry Pi, Android, iOS, or Linux device. It will run completely on-device, keeping your data safe and private!

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    Discontinued

    Snips has been bought out by Sonos and are closing tools needed to install and continue running the assistant. https://forum.snips.ai/t/important-message-regarding-the-snips-console/4145

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    Buddy personal assistant

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    11 alternatives to Buddy personal assistant 

    This is an all-in-one solution to all your needs to simplify your daily life. Buddy app is your true buddy to do things the smart way. Be it setting up reminders, list down todos or looking for upcoming events, Buddy app will have you covered.

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    Leon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    7 alternatives to Leon 

    Leon is an open-source personal assistant who can live on your server. You can talk to him and he can talk to you. You can also text him and he can also text you. Leon can communicate with you by being offline to protect your privacy.

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