Pinot Alternatives

    Pinot is described as 'Personal search and metasearch for the Free Desktop' and is an app in the Online Services category. There are four alternatives to Pinot for Linux, Mac, Windows, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is Recoll, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pinot are strigi (Free, Open Source), Tracker (Free, Open Source) and Beagle (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 17, 2015

    1. This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface. A small fee is required for downloading and using the Windows binary version.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      a small daemon that can index information using the new crawler.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Tracker is a search engine and that allows the user to find their data as fast as possible. Users can search for their files and search for content in their files too.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.9, released on January 2009, can be still downloaded from Gnome repositories

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