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10+ best alternatives to Google to protect your privacy in 2021

Google is great, Google is everywhere, Google makes you addicted, Google is tracking you.

It is time to take a break ! There are plethora of great apps which respect your privacy much better than Google, and which offer even better functionalities. And most of them are free as well !

Best alternatives to Google

Best Alternatives to Google Chrome

  • Firefox: free web browser backed by Mozilla, a non-profit dedicated to internet health and privacy. Available now on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS.
  • Opera: free browser, including a free VPN, an Ad Blocker, integrated messengers and private mode help you browse securely and smoothly.

Best Alternatives to Google Search

  • DuckDuckGo: the Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs.

Best Alternatives to Google Map

  • OsmAnd : offline navigation application with access to the free, worldwide, and high-quality offline maps based on OpenStreetMap.

Best Alternatives to Google Mail / Calendar

  • free 20 GB wholly developed and hosted in Switzerland, your email address is advertising-free and privacy-friendly.
  • Proton: encrypted free 500 MB hosted in Switzerland
  • CTemplar: encrypted free 1 GB hosted in Iceland, the most secure anonymous encrypted email

Best Alternatives to Goole Chat

  • Signal: encrypted and unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all of the features you expect.

Best Alternatives to Google Drive

  • pCloud:  free 10 GB on the most secure encrypted Swiss cloud storage, where you can store your personal files or backup your PC or share your business documents with your team!

Best Alternatives to Google Docs / Sheets / Slides

  • LibreOffice is a free opensource office suite including a word processor, a spreadsheet program, a presentation program, a vector drawing editor, a database management system, etc…
  • Office  Online 365: Collaborate for free with online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Save documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online, in OneDrive.

Best Alternatives to Google Photos

  • Plex: all the media that matters to you: pictures, but also music and videos. Your personal collection will look beautiful alongside stellar streaming content.

Best Alternatives to Google Keep

  • Simplenote: note-taking application with markdown support, developped by the WordPress team. In addition to cross-platform apps on computer and mobile devices, it can be accessed via most web browsers.

Best Alternatives to Google Password Manager

  • Bitwarden: integrated open source password management solution for individuals, teams, and business organizations.

Best Alternatives to Google Authenticator

  • Authy: free app to generate 2FA authentication code, that remain synchronised between all your devices.

Best Alternatives to Google Translate

  • Deepl: German translator with IA that surpass Google Translator

Best Alternatives to Google Webmaster

  • Bing Webmaster: helps reference websites and blogs, making it faster and easier to go from searching to doing. It improves your site’s performance in search. Get access to free reports, tools and resources.
  • Yandex Webmaster: automatically checks a site for more than 30 parameters. Check for violations of search engine rules.

Best Alternatives to Google Analytics

  • Clicky: free real time web analytics that monitor, analyze, and react to your traffic.

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