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OpenFTS (Open Source Full Text Search engine) is an advanced PostgreSQL-based search engine that provides online indexing of data and relevance ranking for database searching. Close integration with database allows use of metadata to restrict search results.


User introduction available from


Download version 0.36 (beta)
released on 26 January 2004

Paid customization, consulting, and support available from XWare at

VCS Checkout


Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey17 October 2001

Leaders and contributors

Oleg Bartunov Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support Forum

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build Tcl
Required to build Perl
Required to use PostgreSQL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 June 2005.


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