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Platform: Perl CGI for Windows NT and various flavors of Unix using DB_File
Price: Free (GPL open source license), installation available for a small fee
- Local file system or remote robot indexing
- Allows exclusion of files and directories
- Indexes PDF using pdftotext
- Search keywords, uses Internet Query Operators (plus and minus)
- Fast results
- Simple HTML template customization for results pages
- Automated installation
Articles & Reviews
- Rating Page
CGI Resource Index, checked September 2002
Gets 4 stars out of five, some complaints about installing in Windows in 2000
- Add a Search Engine to Your Site Webdesignhelp.com, June 10, 1999
This short blurb explains how much they like PerlfectSearch. Also mentions Fluid Dynamics Search.