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Open Source Google Home Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Google Home is Home-Assistant.io. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Google Home and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Google Home are openHAB, Domoticz, ioBroker and MediaPortal.

Google Home alternatives are mainly Home Automation Tools but may also be Media Centers or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Home.
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  1. Home-Assistant.io icon

    Home-Assistant.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Kodi

    Open-source and privacy-first home automation with an emphasis on local control and backed by a worldwide community. Runs on Raspberry Pi or local server.

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    Open Source, independent, and compatible with almost everything.

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  2. openHAB icon

    openHAB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Kodi

    openHAB is a Java-based open-source home automation platform that integrates and combines a vast range of different smart home systems and technologies into one single solution.

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    Almost everyone thinks openHAB is a great alternative to Google Home.


  3. Domoticz icon

    Domoticz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Domoticz is a home automation system that lets you monitor and configure various devices like lights, switches, various sensors/meters like temperature, rain, wind, UV, electricity, gas, water and much more. Notifications/alerts can be sent to any mobile device.

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  4. ioBroker is an integration platform for the Internet of Things, focused on Smart home, Building Automation, Smart Metering, Ambient Assisted Living, Process Automation, Visualization and Data Logging. It aims to be a possible replacement or extension for software like f.e.

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  5. MediaPortal transforms your PC into a complete media solution. It runs on basic hardware, connects directly to your TV and displays your TV Series, Movies, Photos and Music in a much more dynamic way.

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  6. Gladys Assistant icon

    Gladys Assistant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Docker

    Gladys is an open-source program which runs on your Raspberry Pi or Docker. She integrates into your life, seamlessly communicating across your entire home network and your devices while checking your calendar. Based on NodeJS.

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  7. Android TV icon

    Android TV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Android TV is a Operating System made for the TV which has a custom launcher and custom apps to make it easier to navigate on the television.

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  8. Oblecto icon

    Oblecto

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

    Oblecto is a media server, similar to Plex, Emby, Netflix and others. It runs in the background on a home server to index your media such as movies and TV shows to make them searchable and streamable through a REST based interface.

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  9. Homebridge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Homebridge is a lightweight NodeJS server you can run on your network that emulates the iOS HomeKit API. It supports Plugins,community-contributed modules, that provide a basic bridge from HomeKit to various 3rd-party APIs of "smart home" devices.

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    PseudoTV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Apple TV
    • Roku
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • Chromecast

    PseudoTV Live is channel-surfing for your media center. Never again will you have to actually pick what you want to watch. Use an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to view what's on or select a show to watch.

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