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Home is described as 'With the new Home app, you can securely control all your Homekit accessories from your favorite iOS device. Have your iPhone turn off the lights. See who’s at the front door from your iPad. And even control things remotely with the help of Apple TV' and is a Home Automation tool in the bitcoin & cryptocurrency category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Home for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Android, Windows, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Home are openHAB, Google Home, ioBroker and Domoticz.

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

    Home-Assistant.io

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Kodi
    36 alternatives to Home-Assistant.io 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeHome-Assistant.io doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Home-Assistant.io using IFTTT.
    3.  Privacy focusedHome-Assistant.io is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    openHAB

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Kodi
    51 alternatives to openHAB 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedopenHAB is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within openHAB using IFTTT.
    3.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with openHAB.
    openHAB 2.0 Basic UI showing a simple demo setup
    openHAB 2.0 full grown example of a Basic UI configuration


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    Google Home

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    47 alternatives to Google Home 

    Formerly known as Google Cast, Home provides a control center to setup, manage and control Chromecast, and Google Home devices.

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    1.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Google Home.
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  4. ioBroker icon

    ioBroker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Node.JS
    49 alternatives to ioBroker 

    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

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    37 alternatives to Domoticz 

    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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    Gladys Assistant

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Docker
    15 alternatives to Gladys Assistant 

    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. Homebridge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to Homebridge 

    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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    HomeGenie

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • Self-Hosted
    19 alternatives to HomeGenie 

    HomeGenie, Home Automaton Server in the Internet Of Things era.

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    1.  PortableHomeGenie can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    domogik

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    32 alternatives to domogik 

    Domogik is a free (GPLv3) Home Automation solution.

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    Discontinued

    Last commit in 2019, homepage redirects to ads.

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    CyBear Jinni

    • Linux
    • Android
    28 alternatives to CyBear Jinni 

    CyBear Jinni is smart home platform that let you control smart devices from different form factors with a single app by connecting a Hub in your home.

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    1.  Privacy focusedCyBear Jinni is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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