Hyper Estraier: a full-text search system for communities

Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Mikio Hirabayashi
Last Update: Tue, 06 Mar 2007 12:05:18 +0900


Hyper Estraier is a full-text search system. You can search lots of documents for some documents including specified words. If you run a web site, it is useful as your own search engine for pages in your site. Also, it is useful as search utilities of mail boxes and file servers.

The characteristic of Hyper Estraier is the following.

Hyper Estraier is an open-source software released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License. It works on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and other UNIX-like systems.


The following are documents of Hyper Estraier. They are contained also in the source package.


The following are packages of Hyper Estraier.

Language Bindings

Class libraries for Java are also provided.

Class libraries for Ruby are also provided.

Class libraries for Perl are also provided.


Hyper Estraier was written and is maintained by Mikio Hirabayashi. You can contact the author by e-mail to `mikio@fallabs.com'.