Xapian Alternatives

    Xapian is described as 'open source probabilistic information retrieval library, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It full text search engine library for programmers' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Xapian for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is elasticsearch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Xapian are Algolia (Free Personal), Apache Solr (Free, Open Source), Sphinx (search engine) (Free, Open Source) and wordpress i-search pro (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Java
      ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, free/open source search server based on Java under the Apache License ( Lucene ).
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Android SDK
      • Ruby
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • AngularJS
      • cURL
      • Ruby on Rails
      • Node.JS
      • Objective-C
      Algolia helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Azure
      Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling.
    1. Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC-compliant databases as data sources natively. Other data sources can be indexed via pipe in a custom XML format.
    2. i-Search Pro changes the way of WordPress Search. It’s full WooCommerce compatible. Provide Live search results in milliseconds. Include almost everything in your search results.
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    3. Open source search server designed to be fast, scalable and with powerful and accurate full-text search capabilities derived from Sphinx search project.
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    4. Azure Search makes it easy to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. Quickly and easily tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals.
    5. Expertrec custom search started as a replacement for google site search. It adds super-fast search autocomplete, spell correct, search listing pages to your website.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The open source (GPL v3) project strus provides a collection of programs and libraries (language C++) for building a competitive scalable full-text search engine. The search index is distributable and user rights can be implemented.
    6. OpenSearchServer is an open source application server allowing development of index-based applications like search engines.
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