Google Mini Alternatives

    Google Mini is described as 'The Google Mini is a smaller and lower-cost solution for small and medium-sized businesses to set up a search engine that allows them to index and search up to 300,000 documents' and is a Search Server in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Google Mini, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is elasticsearch, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Google Mini are Algolia (Free Personal), Apache Solr (Free, Open Source), Azure Search (Freemium) and Expertrec Search Engine (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Java
      ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, source-available search server based on Java under the Apache License ( Lucene ).
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Android SDK
      • Ruby
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • AngularJS
      • cURL
      • Ruby on Rails
      • Node.JS
      • Objective-C
      Algolia helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Azure
      Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling.
    1. Azure Search makes it easy to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. Quickly and easily tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals.
    2. Expertrec custom search started as a replacement for google site search. It adds super-fast search autocomplete, spell correct, search listing pages to your website.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      • ASP.NET MVC
      Unlimited Searching No restrictions on; number of searches, index size, document limit or file types you can index. Best UX available Our latest AJAX based end user interface is smooth and quick, exactly what users will expect.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Instagram
      • Twitter
      • GitHub Pages
      Search over millions of documents, and give to your users unique, amazing and unforgettable experiences.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Xapian is an open source probabilistic information retrieval library, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It is a full text search engine library for programmers.
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    3. OpenSearchServer is an open source application server allowing development of index-based applications like search engines.
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    4. Cludo is a powerful search solution to your website. It is built on top of Elasticsearch which means you do not have to do any further developing, or hire any developer concerning site search.
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