eSearch Universal Desktop Search

Features

Searching is not ‘blind’ it features a scrolling word list of all the words in your files. It also features Boolean, as well as simpler AND or ANY word searches. Search using a ‘list of words’ option for eDiscovery/eDisclosure. Search expansion options include multilingual stemming and user defined synonyms. Share indexes via Index Libraries, create your own user synonyms, noise words and more!

Extensive file format support

eSearch uses the open-source Apache TIKA content analysis toolkit to extract text and metadata. List of file types supported. Meta-data is displayed in a separate window. Fast navigation between highlighted hits. PDF hit highlighting does not require a plugin.

Modern user interface in your language

The interface is user translatable. The main window lets you see a list of words in your index, enter them in a search, see a scrollable list of results, and view the selected result with hits highlighted. Filter on field values, expand with stemming or synonyms. Dark mode option for use in low-light settings, to reduce eye-strain or just to suit your taste! Modern vertical taskbar.

Above: beta version image shows UI in pseudo-language, doing search on an EPUB book archive.

Cross Platform
This product uses the open-source Lucene .NET search engine. Versions will be available for Linux and macOS as well as Microsoft Windows 10 or 11, including ‘portable’ use.

Note: This product is in early beta test phase, some features mentioned above may not yet be functional.

Sign up now to be among the first to beta test, discounts for active beta testers will be announced later!

Release notes

1.0.8749 (2023-12-15)

User Guide

Currently available to beta testers only.

Pricing

Introductory offer: eSearch will be supplied free of charge to holders of a dtSearch Desktop/Network license that is within the included one year support or current on extended support from dtSearch UK. (Available until further notice)