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Open Source Self-Hosted openHAB Alternatives

There are many alternatives to openHAB as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best open source Self-Hosted alternative is Home-Assistant.io. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to openHAB and nine of them are open source and available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source Self-Hosted alternatives to openHAB are ioBroker, Gladys Assistant, HomeGenie and domogik.

openHAB alternatives are mainly Home Automation Tools but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of openHAB.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeHome-Assistant.io doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedHome-Assistant.io is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Much easier to get started, and way more flexible once you get the hang of it.

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    No Java, much more performant, more modern, robust

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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

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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.

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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.

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  2. 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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    Easy to use, endless possibilities.

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    It is written in JavaScript and very flexible and robust.

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    Gladys Assistant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Docker

    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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    HomeGenie

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • Self-Hosted

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

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    Control-Freak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    General purpose tool to manage, program and automate machines, services and apps.

    ⚫︎ PortableControl-Freak can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    web site gone

    Designing devices and user-interfaces for a theater.
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    EVA ICS

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Self-Hosted

    EVA ICS is a platform for automated control and monitoring systems development, for any needs, from home/office to industrial setups. It is completely free for non-commercial use as well as for commercial, on condition that enterprise integrates it on its own.

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  8. Nim Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Nim. Track and control devices at home and automate control. Installation in less than a minute. NimHA is developed to run on small devices, e.g. a Raspberry Pi.

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    Mozilla WebThings Gateway

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi

    WebThings Gateway is a software distribution for smart home gateways which allows users to directly monitor and control their smart home over the web, without a middleman.

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