DuckDuckGo Alternatives for Mac

    DuckDuckGo is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is YaCy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DuckDuckGo and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to DuckDuckGo are Presearch (Free), Brave Search (Free), Neeva (Paid) and Groot Web Search Engine (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2021

    1. YaCy is a free search engine that anyone can use to build a search portal for their intranet or to help search the public internet.
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      Almost everyone thinks YaCy is a great alternative to DuckDuckGo.
      HonestJohn I use almost excusively DuckDuckGo nowadays but YaCy is my ideal. Fully open source, fully decentralized search engine. Unfurtunatelly is still is kind of beta-alpha product, however if you desire true alternative to the "do(n't) be evil" serach engine, you should keep an eye on it.
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    2. Presearch is a decentralized and privacy-focused search engine that embraces blockchain technology. It has it's own cryptocurrency built-in called "PRE" which you can earn as you use it.
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    3. Brave Search will be an independent, user-first, and private search engine. By integrating Brave Search into its browser, Brave will offer the first multi-platform and independent private search alternative to the Big Tech platforms.
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      Neeva is an ad-free search engine that requires a subscription to use. It can be linked to personal accounts like Microsoft Office, Dropbox, or Google.
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      This is a very fast and clutter free internet search engine. Get your results instantly and without any fuss. You only receive the results you want. No more millions of wasted pages being displayed. Includes thumbnails of the links to make sure you know where to go.
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      Dunno is a crowd-searching platform. Find bundles with results others have found useful. It's everything related to your search, selected by people who understand what you're looking for.
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    4. SearchLock - Protects Your Privacy While You Search the Web. SearchLock is a privacy-friendly search engine that prevents the tracking of your personal searches by the big search engine companies and others. SearchLock Enhances Your Privacy.
      • FreeProprietary
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      A beautiful nature new tab page with many motion video backgrounds and widgets. See amazing new landscapes and delightful photos in every new tab with search, weather, and more.
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      Search for a Cause is a search engine that allows you to raise money for charity each time you search. We raise money through a small number of ads included with the search results.
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      This is a simple but powerful feature that gives you access to several search engines using simple keywords. For example, you can search Wikipedia for information on monkeys by typing w monkeys in the address bar.
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