October 12th, 2001


Product Report: Subject Search Server

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Subject Search Server

Product Information

Platform: Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000; Linux, FreeBSD
Price: free (Software Development Kit (aka code library) $795)


  • Complex search form with fuzzy and concept matching options
  • Local file system indexing
  • Fast results
  • Supports many languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
  • Non-Roman character sets including Chinese (Traditional BIG5), Greek (standard and Latin encoding), Hebrew, Japanese (Shift-JIS and EUC), Korean (EUC), Russian (Windows and KOI-8 encoding), Arabic (Windows encoding).