Apache Lucene

by Apache Software Foundation

Tha Apache Lucene for Windows package is a search software with the goal to enhance the already existing search capabilities

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Apache Software Foundation

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Lucene by Apache is a windows software that has been created to increase the search capabilities for you and your team. This high-performance search engine is suitable for any and all applications that require a structured search in databases as well as searching for specific words or items within a given text.  It also has a powerful query suggestion engine to make your search much more dynamic and efficient. Some of the mean features of this product include:

It helps you search more things in a more efficient manner than ever before

  • It is an open-source piece of software. This means that you are allowed, if capable, to make your additions and changes to the software to suit your needs.  You also have access to other users like who are constantly working to make the software even better.  We want you to collaborate and see where your creativity can take users. 
  • The software focuses on generating a powerful core search library that is called Lucene Core, or PyLuecene, which is the Python-powered version of this software. 
  • The software has powerful tool add-ons such as highlighter features and spell-checking. This allows users to spend more time optimizing their searches and less time on remedial tasks that software can easily do as well as they can.  
  • Lucene by Apache interfaces well with Python, which is one of the most powerful programming languages in the world. You can use all of Python's toolkits to add, subtract, change or modify any piece of the software, which you can then share with the world as part of the community.  
  • The Lucene software features constant and relevant updates both from Apache, but also from users that are constantly working on ways to improve it.  Right now, the late update is version 9.0.4, but you can also download previous versions so that you can see how the software has evolved over time. 


Open-source, cost-effective and customizable solution.
Powerful and robust full-text search capability.
Capable of handling large data sets efficiently.

Requires advanced technical skills to install and use effectively.
Complex to troubleshoot without extensive knowledge.
Limited GUI, mostly command-line interactions.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Callum L*****d
Apache Lucene is a full-text search library written in Java. It is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library designed to be relatively easy to use. It provides powerful indexing and searching capabilities, as well as spell-checking, hit highlighting, and advanced analysis/tokenization capabilities.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Riley B********v
Apache Lucene is a powerful open-source search engine library. It provides a well-documented API and is very fast even when dealing with large volumes of data. I have used it in a project where I had to index and search a large database of information. It was surprisingly easy to set up, and I was able to store the data and begin searching within a few hours. Its search algorithm was also very accurate and provided relevant results quickly. The documentation was very helpful when I was getting started. Overall, I am very pleased with Apache Lucene.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Daniel U.
Apache Lucene is a great open source full-text search library. It allows to quickly index and search through large datasets. I found its performance to be quite good and it offers a lot of flexibility in terms of customizing search queries. It is easy to use and its API is well documented. It integrates with other software components nicely.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Leon N******s
Apache Lucene is an open-source search engine software library that provides advanced text search capabilities to applications. It uses an inverted index structure to store and retrieve data efficiently, supports full-text indexing and searching in multiple languages, and provides various search features such as Boolean queries, proximity searches, and faceted search. Additionally, it offers support for custom analyzers, ranking algorithms, and real-time indexing. Lucene is widely used in various domains such as e-commerce, finance, healthcare, and media, and serves as the foundation for many other search-related applications and frameworks.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Oliver
Efficient, flexible search engine with advanced indexing capabilities.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Adam
Robust, reliable text search functionality.
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