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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 a Search Server in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Xapian for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is elasticsearch, which is free. Other great apps like Xapian are Algolia, Apache Solr, Manticore search and Sphinx (search engine).

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  • Mac
  • Windows
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    elasticsearch

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Java

    ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, source-available search server based on Java

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    Algolia

    • 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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  3. Apache Solr icon

    Apache Solr

    • 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.

    The Velocity Search UI
  4. Manticore search icon

    Manticore search

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Sphinx (search engine)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sphinx is a 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.

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    wordpress i-search pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    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.

    High Speed Search Results
  7. Azure Search

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Microsoft Azure

    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.

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  8. Apisearch icon

    Apisearch

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
    • GitHub Pages

    Search over millions of documents, and give to your users unique, amazing and unforgettable experiences.

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  9. 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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    strus

    • 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.

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