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SmartThings Alternatives

SmartThings is described as 'With SmartThings, you can connect and control multiple devices quicker and easier. No matter where you are, you can monitor and control smart devices, home appliances, TVs, and speakers registered on the server' and is a Home Automation tool in the bitcoin & cryptocurrency category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SmartThings for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Android, iPhone and Windows. The best alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SmartThings are openHAB, Google Home, Domoticz and ioBroker.

SmartThings 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 SmartThings.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • Windows Phone

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  1. Home-Assistant.io icon

    Home-Assistant.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Kodi

    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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  2. openHAB icon

    openHAB

    • 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 home systems and technologies into one single solution.

    openHAB 2.0 Basic UI showing a simple demo setup


  3. Google Home icon

    Google Home

    • 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.

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    Domoticz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  5. 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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    Jeedom

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Linux
    • My Sensors
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi

    Jeedom is a complete home-automation software. With Jeedom, you can do many things, such as :

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  7. Home icon

    Home

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Mac

    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.

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    Not even close to SmartThings. Home App has NO hub. It requires a SmartThings or some other hub.

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    domogik

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Domogik is a free (GPLv3) Home Automation solution.

    Discontinued

    Last commit in 2019, homepage redirects to ads.

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  9. CyBear Jinni icon

    CyBear Jinni

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    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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  10. Android Things icon

    Android Things

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Formerly known as Project Brillo, Android Things is Google's IoT (Internet of Things) platform to build connected devices for a wide variety of consumer, retail, and industrial applications.

    Discontinued

    The Android Things console is no longer accepting new projects, and will be turned down for all existing projects on January 5, 2022

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