[Kde-announce-apps] Recoll 1.7.5

Jean-Francois Dockes jean-francois.dockes at wanadoo.fr
Mon Jan 29 08:47:57 CET 2007

Name: Recoll
Version: 1.7.5
Type: Other Utility
License: GPL
Homepage: http://www.recoll.org
More Info:

 Recoll is a personal full text search tool for

It is based on the very strong Xapian backend. 

It provides an easy to use, feature-rich interface
with a Qt GUI.

Most common document types are supported are
supported along with their compressed versions
(Text, HTML, PDF, Dvi, PostScript, Openoffice,
Lyx, Scribus, Word/Excel/PPT, RTF, djvu, gaim
logs, maildir and mailbox mail folders including
attachments, misc media files).

Powerful query facilities are provided from simple
keyword entry to assisted  boolean query building
with proximity clauses, filtering on file types or

Multiple character sets are supported. Internal
processing and storage uses Unicode UTF-8.  

Recoll has few dependancies. No database daemon,
Web server, or exotic language/framework is
necessary. Installation is easy. 

Indexing can be performed in batch mode or in real

Thanks to Xapian, indexing does not tax system
resources excessively and searching is very fast.

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