Orange is a super lightweight open-source desktop search engine that allows you to search for and inside your local files and folders.
Its compact tiny size because it is written using Tauri; a revolutionary Rust-based framework for building desktop using web technologies.
Under the hood, Orange uses Tantivy, which is a full-text search engine library inspired by Apache Lucene and written in Rust
- Fast search response
- Real-time results
- Low memory and low CPU usage
- Easy to use, comes with tokenization and auto-completion
- Monitor file changes in real time
- Lightweight installation package
- Simple and elegant UI
How does it work?
Orange uses a simple concept to search, index, and filter your local files, then provide a fast usable search API to the end-user within its user-friendly interface.
In the following diagram you can its basic architecture
Orange is released under the GPL 3.0 License.