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    openHAB Alternatives

    openHAB is described as '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' and is a very popular Home Automation Tool in the Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency category. There are more than 25 alternatives to openHAB for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Android, iPhone, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like openHAB are IFTTT (Freemium), ioBroker (Free, Open Source), Domoticz (Free, Open Source) and Google Home (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 24, 2022
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Kodi
    openHAB is a Java-based open-source home automation platform that integrates and combines a vast range of different smart...
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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.
      Home-Assistant.io vs openHAB opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Home-Assistant.io is a great alternative to openHAB.
      No Java, much more performant, more modern, robust
      Top positive comment  over 1 year ago

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      Much easier to get started, and way more flexible once you get the hang of it.
      Top positive comment  about 1 year ago

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      Home Assistent had more customizable interface settings and is going to be the leading Home Automation tool soon if it isn't already. See the forums for some examples
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      HassOS, an OS made for running Home Assistant makes installing new apps very straightforward through addons. Lovelace UI is also extremely flexible and customisable.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      User friendly updates, auto discovery of devices, supports almost all protocols. Configuration in YAML might take some time to get used to.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. Over 600 apps work with IFTTT including Twitter, Telegram, Google Drive, Twitch, Weather Underground, Instagram, Gmail, and devices like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and your iPhone.


    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.
      ioBroker vs openHAB opinions
      Almost everyone thinks ioBroker is a great alternative to openHAB.
      It is written in JavaScript and very flexible and robust.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      hendrikschulze1 Easy to use, endless possibilities.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks Domoticz is a great alternative to openHAB.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      Formerly known as Google Cast, Home provides a control center to setup, manage and control Chromecast, and Google Home devices.
      This alternative is disputed. Google Home is still a legitimate alternative to openHAB, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


    5. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      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.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Linux
      • My Sensors
      • Raspbian
      • Raspberry Pi
      Jeedom is a complete home-automation software. With Jeedom, you can do many things, such as :
    6. FHEM (TM) is a GPL'd perl server for house automation. It is used to automate some common tasks in the household like switching lamps / shutters / heating / etc. and to log events like temperature / humidity / power consumption.
      FHEM vs openHAB opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Very stable, supported by a great community, very modest resource requirements, well documented.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • Self-Hosted
      HomeGenie, Home Automaton Server in the Internet Of Things era.
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