May 26, 2018
Personal full text search package, based on Xapian
Recoll is a personal full text search package. It is based on a very strong backend Xapian, for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface.
- Free, GPL license.
- Easy installation, few dependancies. No database daemon, web server, desktop environment or exotic language necessary.
- Will run on most Unix-based systems
- Qt 4 GUI, plus command line.
- Searches most common document types, emails and their attachments. Transparently handles decompression gzip, bzip2.
- Powerful query facilities, with boolean searches, phrases, proximity, wildcards, filter on file types and directory tree.
- Multi-language and multi-character set with Unicode based internals.
- Extensive documentation, with a complete user manual and manual pages for each command.