esphome VS openhab-distro

Compare esphome vs openhab-distro and see what are their differences.

esphome

ESPHome is a system to control your ESP8266/ESP32 by simple yet powerful configuration files and control them remotely through Home Automation systems. (by esphome)

openhab-distro

The binary distribution of openHAB (by openhab)
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esphome openhab-distro
61 16
4,252 1,105
4.4% 1.3%
9.3 7.0
3 days ago 7 days ago
C++ PowerShell
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Eclipse Public License 2.0
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esphome

Posts with mentions or reviews of esphome. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-26.

openhab-distro

Posts with mentions or reviews of openhab-distro. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-12.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing esphome and openhab-distro you can also consider the following projects:

tuya-convert - A collection of scripts to flash Tuya IoT devices to alternative firmwares

ESP-Now - ESP-Now Examples

Tasmota - Alternative firmware for ESP8266 with easy configuration using webUI, OTA updates, automation using timers or rules, expandability and entirely local control over MQTT, HTTP, Serial or KNX. Full documentation at

esp-homekit - Apple HomeKit accessory server library for ESP-OPEN-RTOS

fingerprint-mqtt - Fingerprint sensor with MQTT support based on Adafruit Fingerprint Sensor Library

esp8266_milight_hub - Replacement for a Milight/LimitlessLED hub hosted on an ESP8266

ESP8266-HTTP-IR-Blaster - ESP8266 Compatible IR Blaster that accepts HTTP commands for use with services like Amazon Echo

ESP32-MicroPython-BME280-MQTT-Sample

IRremoteESP8266 - Infrared remote library for ESP8266/ESP32: send and receive infrared signals with multiple protocols. Based on: https://github.com/shirriff/Arduino-IRremote/

hassio-zigbee2mqtt - Hass.io add-on for zigbee2mqtt

node-zwave-js - Z-Wave driver written entirely in JavaScript/TypeScript

EMS-ESP32 - ESP32 firmware to read and control EMS and Heatronic compatible equipment such as boilers, thermostats, solar modules, and heat pumps