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FAROO Alternatives

FAROO is described as 'combines Real-Time Search & Peer-to-Peer Search. Users build a distributed index & crawler. FAROO uses attention based ranking' and is a web search engine in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FAROO for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Android, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Searx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FAROO are YaCy, MetaGer, Disconnect Search and Gigablast.

FAROO alternatives are mainly Web Search Engines but may also be Image Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FAROO.
This page was last updated Jun 26, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online
  • iPhone
  • iPad

FAROO combines Real-Time Search & Peer-to-Peer Search. Users build a distributed index & crawler. FAROO uses...

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  1. Searx is a free internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from more than 70 search services. Users are neither tracked nor profiled. Additionally, searx can be used over Tor for online anonymity.

  2. YaCy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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.



  3. MetaGer is an open source metasearch engine focused on protecting users' privacy.

  4. Disconnect Search is a meta-search-engine browser extension that lets you search privately using your favorite search engine.

  5. Gigablast

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Gigablast is a powerful, opensource, new search engine that does real-time indexing!



  6. Dogpile

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

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

  7. Ask

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Ask.com (or Ask Jeeves in the United Kingdom) is a search engine that allows users to get answers to questions posed in everyday, natural language, along with traditional keyword searching. Ask.com also includes support for math, dictionary, and conversion questions.

  8. MillionShort

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Million Short is an experimental web search engine (really, more of a discovery engine) that allows you to REMOVE the top million (or top 100k, 10k, 1k, 100) sites from the results set.

    Discontinued

    MillionShort seems no longer actively developed since 2018. The service is still working and usable

  9. Boondabar Visual Search Engine

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Boondabar is a search engine just like Google or Bing. Except we present results in a more visual way then other search engines. This means you’re able to find content fast, easier and it makes surfing the web much more enjoyable.

    Discontinued

    The service stopped working and has not been updated in 6 years

  10. Inout Search Engine

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    You can simply start a private search engine like a Google or Yahoo does. API integration from Google, Bing and Yahoo will fetch results for the searches. Ads integration service is also made available to ensure that the service earns a profit.

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