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 Self-Hosted alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to openHAB and ten of them is available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to openHAB are ioBroker (Free, Open Source), HomeGenie (Free, Open Source), Gladys Assistant (Free, Open Source) and Control-Freak (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 5, 2021

    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  9 months ago

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      Much easier to get started, and way more flexible once you get the hang of it.
      Top positive comment  4 months 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 about 2 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 2 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 almost 4 years ago

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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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      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 almost 3 years ago

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

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      HomeGenie, Home Automaton Server in the Internet Of Things era.
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    3. 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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    4. General purpose tool to manage, program and automate machines, services and apps.

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      Domogik is a free (GPLv3) Home Automation solution. It allows you to: Controlling your lights, shutters, etc. Monitor your home (temperature, electricity, ...). Create scenarios to make your home more independently. Controlling your home with Voice.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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