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Free Firebase Alternatives

The best free alternative to Firebase is MongoDB. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Firebase and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Firebase are RxDB, Supabase, Etebase and 5apps.

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This page was last updated Jun 10, 2022
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  1. MongoDB

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD

    MongoDB is a document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need

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    MongoDB vs Firebase opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    iamwilljack

    MongoDB is just a database, whereas Firebase is an entire web application platform. I'd say they're not comparable.

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  2. RxDB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • NativeScript
    • PouchDB
    • React
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • AngularJS
    • React Native
    • Apache Cordova
    • Ionic Framework
    • Node.JS
    • PhoneGap

    RxDB (short for Reactive Database) is a NoSQL-database for JavaScript Applications like Websites, hybrid Apps, Electron-Apps and NodeJs.

    RxDB vs Firebase opinions
    Almost everyone thinks RxDB is a great alternative to Firebase.
    liTAPHAL

    is also a realtime database. Support server-client-sync

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    ApocalypseLogan

    realtime, client side, javascript

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    PaleGreenwood

    like firebase it is a realtime database but only open source

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  3. Supabase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Supabase adds realtime and RESTful APIs to your existing PostgreSQL database without a single line of code.

    Supabase vs Firebase opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    KartikSoneji

    It is specifically marketed as a Firebase alternative.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    iamwilljack

    Supabase is very competitively priced, and seems more bleeding-edge than Firebase.

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  4. Etebase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Etebase makes it easy to build end-to-end encrypted applications by taking care of the encryption and its related challenges.

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  5. 5apps

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • RemoteStorage

    5apps helps both developers and users to get the most out of the Web as a software platform.

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  6. Appwrite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • NativeScript
    • Kotlin
    • Ruby
    • Python
    • Apple Swift
    • React
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • JavaScript
    • AngularJS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Qt
    • PHP
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • React Native
    • Java
    • Apache Cordova
    • Ionic Framework
    • Node.JS
    • Vue.js
    • Flutter

    Secure Open-Source Backend Server for Web and Mobile Developers. Appwrite provides developers with a set of easy-to-use and integrate REST APIs to manage their core backend needs.

  7. Prisma GraphQL API

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • GraphQL

    Prisma - turn your database into a GraphQL API. Prisma lets you design your data model and have a production-ready GraphQL API online in minutes.

  8. Backendless

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Backendless is a complete visual app development platform that offers a fully integration UI Builder, real-time database, robust backend with Codeless logic, team-driven development, and bulletproof security.

    Backendless vs Firebase opinions
    Some users think Backendless is a great alternative to Firebase, some don't.
    nocoder

    Backendless is user friendly, has tons of features for the backend and database, utilizes visual programming, and has a fully integrated UI Builder.

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  9. FerretDB

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

    FerretDB (formerly MangoDB) is an open-source proxy, which converts MongoDB wire protocol queries to SQL, and uses PostgreSQL as a database engine.

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  10. remoteStorage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    An open protocol for per-user storage on the Web.

    This alternative is disputed. remoteStorage is still a legitimate alternative to Firebase, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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