Welcome to Apache Lucene

The Apache Lucene™ project develops open-source search software. The project releases a core search library, named Lucene™ core, as well as PyLucene, a python binding for Lucene.

Lucene Core is a Java library providing powerful indexing and search features, as well as spellchecking, hit highlighting and advanced analysis/tokenization capabilities. The PyLucene sub project provides Python bindings for Lucene Core.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Solr™ sub project has moved to a separate Top Level Project (TLP). All things Solr can now be found at https://solr.apache.org/. Mailing lists and git repositories have changed, please see details on the Solr website.

The Apache Software Foundation

The Apache Software Foundation provides support for the Apache community of open-source software projects. The Apache projects are defined by collaborative consensus based processes, an open, pragmatic software license and a desire to create high quality software that leads the way in its field. Apache Lucene, Apache Solr, Apache PyLucene, Apache Open Relevance Project and their respective logos are trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation. All other marks mentioned may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.