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Apache Lucene 8.5.0

Apache Lucene sets the standard for search and indexing performance

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Apache Lucene is a high performance, full featured text search system library written completely in Java. It is a technology perfect for almost any program that needs full-text search, specially cross-platform.

Apache Lucene is an open source project free to use.

Powerful, Efficient and Accurate Search Algorithms

- ranked searching - best results returned first
- many strong query types: wildcard queries, phrase queries, proximity queries, range queries and many more
- fielded searching (e.g. author, title, contents)
- sorting by any field
- multiple index searching with mixed results
- allows numerous update and searching
- malleable faceting, highlighting, joins and result grouping
- fast, memory effective and typo tolerant suggesters
- configurable storage engine (codecs)
- pluggable ranking models, including the Vector Space Model and Okapi BM25

Cross-Platform Solution

- Available as Open Source program under the Apache License which lets you work with Lucene in both commercial and Open Source programs
- Completely pure Java
- Implementations in other programming languages available that are index-compatible


  • Offers support for highlighting, as well as for joins and result grouping.
  • The software packs high-performance indexing.
Name Apache Lucene
Version 8.5.0
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Product Homepage Apache Lucene
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 5
All Time Downloads 1,481
Filesize 88.5MB
MD5 Checksum C6D2C5D8FB55EDFFB9580B2D6EAC0AE1
OS Support Windows All
Category Developer Tools

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeApache Lucene has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Apache Lucene 8.5.0 March 24, 2020 - Latest Version
Apache Lucene 5.2.1 July 04, 2015
Apache Lucene 4.10.0 September 11, 2014

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