Meta Search Engines

90 popular meta search engines.

  • 7MetaSearch.com - search engine, web crawler, and directory.
  • All Searches - provides all-in-one search engine pages categorized by type.
  • AllSearch Engines - Provides Web, MP3, or images search with a choice of English UK or worldwide sources.
  • Altaseek - searches a selection of engines worldwide, by region or by topic.
  • ANeedle.com - offers directory of search engines and sites.
  • AnswerBus - Accepts natural language questions in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian or Portuguese, queries major search engines and returns sentences containing possible answers, which link to related sites.
  • Argus Music Searcher - multisearch generator that uses artist names and/or album titles to return results from the web and usenet. Most major commercial search services are used.
  • Babieca Metasearch - all-in-one search engine, directory, and multisearch.
  • BetterWhois.com - meta search all domain registrars to find out who owns and administers a given Internet domain, and with what registrar the domain name is registered.
  • Bingoo - search, comparison, and communication browser providing data rather than links.
  • Bytedog - Offers search using Altavista, Alltheweb, Open Directory, and Wisenut, automatically filtering bad links. Includes a directory from the ODP.
  • CNET Search - Customizable metasearch of the whole web, or a large range of topics.
  • Crawler - offering metasearch services, directory, email, and other services.
  • Datavor Search Engine - web crawler allowing users to compare search results from a range of major search engines.
  • Debriefing - available in English and French.
  • DipBox.com - Metasearch using Gigablast, MSN, Wisenut and the Open Directory. No banners. Option to open a preview box to a site from a results page.
  • Dogpile - multi-engine semi-parallel search interface. Searches logically through several search engines until 10 matches are found. Allows use of boolean and proximity operators.
  • Family Friendly Search - searches several kids-safe sites at the same time.
  • Fazzle - Multifeatured metasearcher with English, French and Dutch interfaces. Options include search by phrase, title or Boolean queries, and a choice of engines. Free registration gives access to additional functions.
  • FindIt.com - assists in finding web sites, MP3, news headlines, people, and more.
  • Findspot - an Internet searching gateway designed to assist users in creating searches that retrieve a manageable list of useful results.
  • Geniusfind - directory that categorizes topic-specific search engines and databases on the web.
  • Geoswitch - Provides a metasearch with geolocation. Queries major engines, merges the results, and serves them with country flags showing the origins of each website.
  • Gimenei - An uncluttered tool that queries five sources and uses its own algorithm to filter and rank results. Options include browsing a directory from the Open Directory, search by phrase or words, and request timeout.
  • Globito - Returns the top results from 14 search engines, with ranks and sources noted.
  • Gnome - Queries multiple search engines simultaneously with the same or different words. Options include serving results separately, interleaved or combined in alphabetical order.
  • iBoogie - Clustering service with directory using ODP, that supports multiple languages and deep (invisible) web search.
  • IcySpicy - Fetches results from several search engines sorted by relevance, source or title. Options include query by phrase, family filter, and hide summaries.
  • Infonetware - A demonstration of RealTerm technology applied to Internet search. It submits your query to various search engines and then sorts the combined results into topics.
  • Internet Oracle - access hundreds of searches in a wide variety of topics.
  • Ipile - Searches over dozen search engines, auctions, jobs, mp3, the bible, forums, news, and stock quotes.
  • Ithaki - Accesses more than 450 search engines grouped in channels. Choice of several languages and country-specific searches.
  • Ithaki Metasearch - metasearch engine with language, country, category, and other options.
  • iTools Search - Internet search tool for finding web documents, people, software, and usenet newsgroups from one page.
  • i-une - Queries seven major engines and serves the results with duplicates deleted, giving sources and ranking. Includes a directory from the ODP and option to sort by relevance, source, or title.
  • Ixquick - Searches the web, MP3s, pictures and news archives via regular, Boolean and natural language. Finds sites rated best by multiple engines for your query.
  • Ixquick Metasearch - forwards searches to a user selected list of top search engines. Ranks results based on number of occurrences in queried engines.
  • Jayde Online Directory - includes email accounts, searchable database of sites, stock quotes and newsletters.
  • JotBot - a tiny JavaScripted input window that provides access to the top search engines.
  • Just in Time Robot - Retrieves results from 9 major web sources with easy selection which to be used.
  • Karnak - Compiles information from multiple sources, weeds out dead and questionable links, stores findings in a personal library, and provides a summarized report. Registration is required. Free for a trial period.
  • Kartoo - Displays results in chart or classic list form. Options include different language interfaces and basic or expert version.
  • KillerInfo - Search tool with a side bar that categorizes subjects within the results. Provides choice of channels including news, reference and business.
  • Kostenloses.com - multisearch generator accessing numerous international sources.
  • Librarian, The - Provides extensive access to many interesting and fun topics in this and many other categories.
  • Mamma - mother of all search engines.
  • Mechanical Bull - Javascript 'remote control' system for searching multiple search engines at the same time.
  • Metabear - Offers metasearch of the world or the Russian Web, FTP, and multi-media.
  • MetaCrawler - search service that relies on the databases of other search engines.
  • MetaEureka - text based metasearch engine. Allows user to filter out XXX sites, pull up site information, and search related sites.
  • Metafind - searches through all the large search engines and collates results.
  • Moonmist Metasearch - searches up to 20 U.K. and international search engines and directories. Supports boolean, math, phrase, and field searching.
  • Multimeta - Simultaneous metasearch in the major international search engines.
  • myGO - a meta search engine and start page to the Web.
  • MyProwler - Customizable meta-search with clustered results. Provides deep or fast search of the whole Web, selection includes also downloads, auctions, kids sites, recipes or US government. In each case, there is a choice of sources used.
  • Netacer - includes marketplace, email and search engine resources.
  • Northwestern College SearchIT - reference assistance, World Wide Web, Gopher, USENET, books, people, and FTP search tools.
  • PanGalactic - help using search engines and finding relevant information on the Internet.
  • Phaster.com - includes chat, news, TV guide, reverse lookup, stock quotes, search engines, and more.
  • Powersearch - search two topics at once, triple & quad engine searches.
  • ProFusion - Customizable service that uses the fastest search engines by default or lets you select from a list. Includes vertical search groups for a number of topics.
  • Proteus - Javascript-enhanced all-in-one search engine.
  • Query Server - Queries a customizable set of search engines and returns a single merged, ranked and conceptually clustered list. Also offers metasearch of news, health, money and US government sites.
  • RedeSearch - searches many of the largest search engines and directories at once using key words.
  • Researchville - offers access to the specially selected online searches, including news, reference, and multimedia sites, from one location.
  • Robban's SuperSearch - Search-utility written in JavaScript.
  • Search.com - searches Google, Ask Jeeves, LookSmart and dozens of other search engines.
  • Search66 - Metasearches the whole Web or restricts search between some countries. Duplicate results are eliminated and these from the same domain clustered.
  • SearchMeta.net - Russian-based metasearch engine.
  • Searchspell - spell-checking search engine front end using a typo database for increased searching effeciency.
  • SearchTurtle.com - aims to make web searching and navigation simpler by using 'remote control' style buttons.
  • SearchWiz - features meta search engine and more.
  • Searchy - Queries major search engines and serves the results in a sequence of 10 per source in the default setting. Advanced options include combined results and choice of engine.
  • Sitehunting - Offers customizable search combining and ranking results from major search engines with highlighted terms and links to site information from Alexa.
  • Spire Project Light - unified search engine search with syntax translation, forms to news resources, and more.
  • supercrawler - combines the results of several search engines.
  • SuperSeek Web Search - search your choice of eight engines at the same time, as well as newsgroups, family areas, and more.
  • SurfSearcher - search other databases for web sites, e-mail addresses, newsgroups postings, books and other online services.
  • SurfWax - Meta-search engine that provides real-time page summaries - 'site snaps'. Those who open free accounts can select from a list of hundreds of search sources, and save and share what they find.
  • TsunamiSearch - searches other search engines and displays results.
  • U.K. Search Master - searches all the well known and not so well known engines and directories to display the results.
  • Ultimate Search - not just links! One form for the best search engines around!
  • VivĂ­simo - Groups the results by topic via document clustering technology. Options include Web or news search, selection of sources, language restriction, and filtering.
  • VROOSH ! - provides multilingual meta searches for specific countries or materials.
  • Webtaxi - provides a single interface for both parallel and nonparallel methods of searching multiple sites.
  • Widow Metasearch - Provides search by words or phrase and directory taken from the Open Directory. Includes straightforward interface that makes it easy to select search engines.
  • Wondir - This nonprofit service combines results with answers from volunteer experts, includes news groups, articles, and people to ask.
  • Wordmap - web search and directory using knowledge mapping technology.
  • ZapMeta - Offers a customizable metasearch with an uncluttered interface. Groups results, deleting duplicates. Options include phrase search, sorting by relevance, title or source, and site preview from results.
  • Zworks - Searches several popular search engines simultaneously or individually. Results are collated and ranked for relevancy with redundancies removed, includes filtered, Boolean and advanced options.