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This is a list of search engines, including web search engines, selection-based search engines, metasearch engines, desktop search tools, and web portals and vertical market websites that have a search facility for online databases. For a list of search engine software, see List of enterprise search vendors.


By content/topic





General


* Powered by Microsoft Bing ** Powered by Google *** Metasearch engine Main website is a portal


Based on




= Based on Ask.com (formerly)

= * iWon * Lycos * Teoma

= Based on Bing

= * A9.com * AOL, from 2015 * Alexa Internet * Ciao! * Ecosia * Egerin * Facebook Search, until 2014 * HotBot * Ms. Dewey * WebCrawler * Yahoo! Search

= Based on Google

= * AOL Search, until 2015 * BOL * Groovle * MySpace Search * Mystery Seeker * Netscape * Ripple * Startpage.com * Yahoo! Japan

= Based on Yahoo!

= * Ecocho (now defunct) * Forestle (an ecologically motivated site supporting sustainable rain forests – formerly based on Google) * Rectifi (now defunct)


Mobile/handheld


* Taganode Local Search Engine * Taptu: taptu mobile/social search

Geographically localized




Accountancy


* IFACnet


Business


* Business.com * GenieKnows (United States and Canada) * GlobalSpec * Nexis (Lexis Nexis) * Thomasnet (United States)


Computers


* Shodan (website)


Dark Web


* Ahmia * Grams * TorSearch


Education


General: * Chegg * SkilledUp Academic materials only: * BASE (search engine) * ChemRefer * CiteULike * Google Scholar * Library of Congress


Enterprise


*Apache Solr * Jumper 2.0: Universal search powered by Enterprise bookmarking * Oracle Corporation: Secure Enterprise Search 10g * Q-Sensei: Q-Sensei Enterprise * SimilarWeb * Swiftype: Swiftype Search * TeraText: TeraText Suite


Events


* Tickex (US, UK) * TickX (UK, Ireland, Spain, Netherlands)


Food/recipes


* RecipeBridge: vertical search engine for recipes * Yummly: semantic recipe search


Genealogy


* Mocavo.com: family history search engine


Job


* Adzuna (UK) * CareerBuilder (USA) * Craigslist (by city) * Dice.com (USA) * Glassdoor (USA) * Indeed (USA) * JobStreet.com (Southeast Asia, Japan and India) * Monster.com (USA), (India) * Naukri.com (India) * Rozee.pk (Pakistan) * Yahoo! HotJobs (Countrywise subdomains, International)


Legal


* Google Scholar * Lexis (Lexis Nexis) * Quicklaw * WestLaw


Medical


* Bing Health * Bioinformatic Harvester * CiteAb (antibody search engine for medical researchers) * EB-eye EMBL-EBI's Search engine * Entrez (includes PubMed) * GenieKnows * Healia * Healthline * Nextbio (Life Science Search Engine) * PubGene * Quertle (Semantic search of the biomedical literature) * Searchmedica * WebMD


News


* Bing News * Google News * Newslookup * Nexis (Lexis Nexis) * Yahoo! News


People


* FindFace * PeekYou * Spokeo * Zabasearch.com * ZoomInfo


Real estate/property


* HotPads.com * Realtor.com * Redfin * Rightmove * StuRents.com * Trulia * Zillow * Zoopla


Television


* TV Genius


Video games


* Wazap


By data type


Search engines dedicated to a specific kind of information


Maps


* Bing Maps * Géoportail * Google Maps * MapQuest * Nokia Maps * OpenStreetMap * Tencent Maps * Wikiloc * WikiMapia * Yahoo! Maps * Yandex Maps


Multimedia


* Bing Videos * blinkx * FindSounds * Google Video * Munax's PlayAudioVideo * Picsearch * Pixsta * Podscope * SeeqPod * Songza * Tencent Video * TinEye * TV Genius * Veveo * Yahoo! Video


Price


* Bing Shopping * Google Shopping (formerly Google Product Search and Froogle) * Kelkoo * MySimon * PriceGrabber * PriceRunner * PriceSCAN * Pronto.com * Shopping.com * Shopzilla * SwoopThat.com * TheFind.com * TickX


Source code


* codeseek.com * Google Code Search * Koders * Krugle


BitTorrent


These search engines work across the BitTorrent protocol. * BTDigg * Isohunt * Mininova * The Pirate Bay * TorrentSpy * Torrentz


Blog


* Amatomu * Bloglines * IceRocket * Munax * Regator * Technorati


Email


* TEK


Forum


* Omgili


Question and answer





Human answers


* Answers.com * eHow * Quora * Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange Network * Uclue * wikiHow * Yahoo! Answers


Automatic answers


* AskMeNow * Wolfram Alpha


By model





Search appliances


* Fabasoft * Google Search Appliance - discontinued * Munax * Searchdaimon * Thunderstone


Desktop search engines


Desktop search engines listed on a light purple background are no longer in active development.


Child-safe search engines


* Kiddle * KidRex * KidzSearch


Metasearch engines





Natural language


* Ask.com * Bing (Semantic ability is powered by Powerset) * Lexxe


Open source search engines


* ht://Dig * Isearch * Lemur Toolkit & Indri Search Engine * Lucene * mnoGoSearch * Nutch * Recoll * Searchdaimon * Searx * Seeks * Sphinx * SWISH-E * Terrier Search Engine * Xapian * YaCy * Zettair


Web search engine


* Gigablast * Grub


Enterprise search


*Apache Solr *Elasticsearch


P2P search engines





Privacy search engines


* DuckDuckGo * HotBot * MetaGer * Mojeek * PrivacyWall.org * Qwant * Searx * Startpage.com * Swisscows


Social and environmental focus


* Ecosia


Semantic browsing engines





Social search engines


* ChaCha Search * Delver * Eurekster * Facebook Search * Mahalo.com * Rollyo * SearchTeam * Sproose * Trexy


Usenet


* Google Groups (formerly Deja News)


Visual search engines


* FindFace * Grokker * Macroglossa * Pixsta * TinEye * Viewzi


By popularity





Defunct or acquired search engines


* AlltheWeb (acquired by Yahoo!) * AltaVista (acquired by Yahoo! in 2003, shut down in 2013) * Bixee.com (India) (acquired by Ibibo) * Blekko (acquired by IBM in 2015 for its use for Watson-based products) * BlogScope (acquired by Marketwire) * Brainboost (acquired by Answers, Inc.) * BRS/Search (now OpenText Livelink ECM Discovery Server) * Btjunkie * Cuil (patents acquired by Google after shutdown) * DeepPeep * Direct Hit Technologies (acquired by Ask Jeeves in January, 2000) * FedWorld Information Network (, a web and telnet search engine and FTP site specialized to searching for and within United States federal government documents, established in 1992 by the National Technical Information Service () and shut down in 2013) * Getit Infoservices Private Limited * Google Answers * GoPubMed * hakia * IBM STAIRS * Infoseek (acquired by Disney) * Inktomi * Ixquick (merged into Startpage) * Kartoo * LeapFish * Lotus Magellan * MetaLib * mozDex * Munax * Myriad Search * Overture.com (formerly GoTo.com, now Yahoo! Search Marketing) * PubSub * RetrievalWare (acquired by Fast Search & Transfer and now owned by Microsoft) * Scroogle (Google Scraper) * Singingfish (acquired by AOL) * Soso * Speechbot * Sphere (acquired by AOL) * Tafiti (replaced by Microsoft Bing) * VoluniaAccording to domain liquidation notice at http://blog.mrwebmaster.it/2014/04/11/il-dominio-volunia-it-e-in-vendita.html (Italian) * Wikia Search (defunct) * WiseNut * World Wide Web Worm


See also


* List of academic databases and search engines * List of web directories * Search aggregator * Search engine optimization * :Category:Search engine software


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