Alternatives to DuckDuckGo for all platforms with any license

  • StartPage is a search engine that fetches results from the Google search engine without saving the users' IP addresses or giving any personal user information to...

    • Protect your privacy like DuckDuckGo, so more than Google and Bing. Guest • Jun 2016 • 10 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Searx

    Searx is a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users. Why use Searx? - Searx may not offer...

    • Both are search engines that focus on privacy. Searx is a metasearch engine, however. Buster_BlueSep 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Ecosia

    Ecosia is a green search engine that donates at least 80% of its profits from search ad revenue and online shopping to a reforestation program, currently in Burkina...

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  • Bing

    Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is the current web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from Microsoft. Bing...

    • Duck Duck Go is an anonymous search engine, which is a different service than what Bin provides. -from Guest User DeviatedJan 2017 • 16 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Bing, like Google, is not privacy-oriented. Most major corporate search engines will have this in common. crazypens30Jan 2018 • 7 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Yandex.Search

    Yandex is the fastest growing search engine in the world, serving primarily Russia (the largest and most popular) and other countries formerly part of the Soviet Union....

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  • DeeperWeb

    Easily navigate through Google Search results using a fast, simple and useful tag cloud technique.

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  • Dogpile is a search engine that combines results from multiple major search engines, including Google, Bing, Yahoo Search, and, into one search page.

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  • Bubblehunt

    Bubblehunt is the search platform, where you can create own search system. Create private search for your bookmarks, thematic search for your audience, intranet for your...

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DuckDuckGo Comments

I like it, but...

Comment by impossible
about DuckDuckGo and ixquick, StartPage · Aug 2013 · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful Report as spam

I use this because of its promises but, it is hosted by Amazonaws that has servers in the USA, that probably have to record your IP due to legislation. Either way its better than going to google if you want privacy.
Small StartPage iconStartPage & are safe alternatives as well


DDG licence?

Comment by landroni
about DuckDuckGo · Jan 2012 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

I don't think that DDG is entirely open-source, so changed its licence to 'free'. Even though DDG has an open mind towards releasing (some of) its products under an open source licence, I know for sure that its Android client is closed-source. Is the change OK?


I think it's OK :)

As written on their Support Center,

DDG is mostly closed source. However, a rapidly growing portion is open source.

Comment by em4020
about DuckDuckGo · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

In the last 4 weeks DuckDuckGo had by far more likes than Google Search:
See Small DuckDuckGo iconDuckDuckGo

Comment by Dylan2102
about DuckDuckGo · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

A great customizable search engine that takes privacy seriously.


Updated Screenshots!

Comment by Satuim
about DuckDuckGo · Sep 2014 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Hello guys I have just updated the screenshots for DuckDuckGo, Enjoy!


Interview with the founder

Comment by Ola
about DuckDuckGo · Sep 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Don't miss the interview with the founder of DuckDuckGo on Hanselminutes.


I got hooked on DDG a few weeks ago because I LOVE the !bang feature, and the more I read about this company and its founder the more I like it.

Private searches are the next logical step for the web. I am grateful to Google for its contributions to the web early on with relevant search results and many useful services, but it is time to move forward to the next logical step: relevant AND private search results. I believe we can have both. Duckduckgo and Startpage show that it is possible.