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Google Now Alternatives

Google Now is described as 'intelligent personal assistant developed by Google. Google Now, including Now cards, voice search and commands, vailable as an aspect of the Google Search application for Android and iOS' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Google Now for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Linux and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Mycroft, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Google Now are Google Assistant, Siri Shortcuts, Hound and Dragonfire.

Google Now alternatives are mainly Virtual Assistants but may also be GPS Navigation Services or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Now.
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  1. Mycroft icon

    Mycroft

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Raspberry Pi
    22 alternatives to Mycroft 

    Mycroft is an open source voice assistant, that can be installed on Linux, Raspberry Pi, or on the Mark 1 hardware device.

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  2. Google Assistant icon

    Google Assistant

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • KaiOS
    34 alternatives to Google Assistant 

    Google Assistant is a virtual personal assistant developed by Google and announced at its developer conference in May 2016. Unlike Google Now, Google Assistant can engage in two-way conversations.

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  3. Siri Shortcuts icon

    Siri Shortcuts

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Siri
    104 alternatives to Siri Shortcuts 

    Siri Shortcuts deliver a quick way to get things done with your apps with just a tap or by asking Siri. The Shortcuts app enables you to create personal shortcuts with multiple steps from your favorite apps.

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  4. Hound icon

    Hound

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    27 alternatives to Hound 

    Hound combines Speech Recognition and Language Understanding. This Speech-to-Meaning capability makes Hound the new way to search and do things faster without typing.

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  5. Dragonfire icon

    Dragonfire

    24 alternatives to Dragonfire 

    Dragonfire is an open source virtual assistant for Linux operating systems especially for Ubuntu based distributions. Dragonfire will be preinstalled software package on DragonOS Linux Distribution.

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    kalliope

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    23 alternatives to kalliope 

    Kalliope is a modular always-on voice controlled personal assistant designed for home automation.

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    Braina

    • Windows
    • Android
    29 alternatives to Braina 

    Braina Virtual Assistant is an intelligent personal assistant software for Windows PC that allows you to interact with your computer using voice commands in English language.

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  8. Saiy - Voice Command Assistant icon

    Saiy - Voice Command Assistant

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    5 alternatives to Saiy - Voice Command Assistant 

    Saiy is the new version of utter! rebuilt from the ground up and it’s now Open Source too!

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    Discontinued

    Unavailable on app store. Latest commit 5047da4 on Apr 1, 2018. See https://github.com/brandall76/Saiy-PS

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    Speaking Email

    40 alternatives to Speaking Email 

    Speaking Email iPhone app speaks your emails out loud, making it possible to keep your eyes on the road while you listen. Simple gestures designed for use while driving give you the ability to skip, pause, archive, star or even reply on the go.

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    1.  Text to SpeechSpeaking Email allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    Easy to set up and use
    Displays html emails to see context at a quick glace
  10. Amazon Alexa icon

    Amazon Alexa

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • Fire TV
    24 alternatives to Amazon Alexa 

    Use the Amazon Alexa App to set up your Alexa-enabled devices, listen to music, create shopping lists, get news updates, and much more. The more you use Alexa, the more she adapts to your voice, vocabulary, and personal preferences.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Amazon Alexa using IFTTT.
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