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Google Home Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Google Home for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Google Home and 13 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Google Home are openHAB, ioBroker, Domoticz 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. 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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeHome-Assistant.io doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedHome-Assistant.io is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Open Source, independent, and compatible with almost everything.

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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedopenHAB is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with openHAB.
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  3. 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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    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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    MediaPortal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMediaPortal can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  6. 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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    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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    Homify

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Raspberry Pi

    Homify is an open-source smart-home platform running on PHP using the Laravel framework. The entire application is built using a modular approach so support for other devices or actions can be implemented easily.

    ⚫︎ PortableHomify can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Tvmobili

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    TVMOBiLi is an UPnP/DLNA media server for Mac, Windows and Linux.

    It streams your Videos, Music, and Photos from your computer to any Smart TV or internet enabled device in your home.

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    Control4

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Adobe AIR
    • Kindle Fire

    Control4 manufactures a complete line of affordable wired and wireless smart home systems and home automation software products to enable lighting control, temperature control, whole home audio distribution, security and energy management for homes.

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