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 (Free), Siri Shortcuts (Free), Hound (Free Personal) and Dragonfire (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 22, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Android Wear
      • KaiOS
      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.


    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      • Fire TV
      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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    5. Kalliope is a modular always-on voice controlled personal assistant designed for home automation.
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    6. Saiy is the new version of utter! rebuilt from the ground up and it’s now Open Source too!.

      Discontinued

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

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    7. Digital Assistant is award-winning AI personal assistant software for enterprise. Receive real-time notifications, ask questions freely, give commands easily and more.
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    8. Bixby is a personal voice assistant for Samsung devices like Galaxy S8. Bixby learns and adapts to your needs through touch, type or voice and helps you to get things done.
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