Google Alternatives

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Google’s Products and Services

Google has a firm grip on the desktop. Their products and services are ubiquitous. Don’t get us wrong, we’re long-standing admirers of many of Google’s products and services. They are often high quality, easy to use, and ‘free’, but there can be downsides of over-reliance on a specific company. For example, there are concerns about their privacy policies, business practices, and an almost insatiable desire to control all of our data, all of the time.

What if you are looking to move away from Google and embark on a new world of online freedom, where you are not constantly tracked, monetised and attached to Google’s ecosystem.

In this series we explore how you can migrate from Google without missing out on anything. We recommend open source solutions only.


Alternatives to Google's Products and Services
Google MailGmail is a hugely popular email service.
Google MapsMaps is a web mapping service offering satellite imagery, aerial photography, and more.
Google PhotosPhotos stores your images in the cloud for convenient access from anywhere.
Google TranslateTranslate is a multilingual neural machine translation service.
Google CalendarCalendar helps manage your busy life with a digital calendar.
Google ChromeChrome is application software for accessing the World Wide Web.
Google SearchSearch looks at privacy-focused alternatives to Google Search.
Google DriveDrive is a file storage and synchronization service.
Google Earth ProEarth Pro maps Earth by superimposing satellite images, aerial photography, and GIS.
Google DNSDNS resolves a particular domain name to its IP equivalent.
Google YouTubeYouTube is an online video sharing and social media platform.
Google DocsGoogle Docs is a web-based productivity office suite.
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