Personal full text search package with a Qt GUI

Personal full text search package with a Qt GUI



This package is a personal full text search package is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface.


  • Qt-based GUI
  • Supports the following document types (and their compressed versions)
  • Natively: text, html, OpenOffice files, maildir and mailbox (Mozilla and IceDove mail) with attachments, pidgin log files
  • With external helpers: pdf (pdftotext), postscript (ghostscript), msword (antiword), excel, ppt (catdoc), rtf (unrtf)
  • Powerful query facilities, with boolean searches, phrases, filter on file types and directory tree
  • Support for multiple charsets, Internal processing and storage uses Unicode UTF-8
  • Stemming performed at query time (can switch stemming language after indexing)
  • Easy installation. No database daemon, web server or exotic language necessary
  • An indexer which runs either as a thread inside the GUI or as an external, cron'able program

License: Open Source
Version: 1.17.3