SearchBlox Software has released Version 3.0 of its J2EE Content Search Software.

SearchBlox delivers out-of-the-box search functionality for quick and easy integration with websites, applications, intranets and portals. SearchBlox uses the Lucene Search API and incorporates integrated HTTP/HTTPS, File System and Feed crawlers, support for various document formats including HTML, Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel, support for indexing and searching content in 30 languages and customizable search results, all controlled from a browser-based Admin Console.

Main features in Version 3.0:
  • RSS and Atom Web Feed Indexing. Supports RSS (0.90, 0.91 Netscape, 0.91 Userland, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94, 1.0 and 2.0) and Atom (0.3) formats
  • Unified search of HTTP(S), Feed and File System Content
  • Browsable categories for quick access to categorized content. These browsable categories are automatically generated using Category metadata present in feeds and documents
SearchBlox is available as a Web Archive (WAR) and has been tested with all major Java Application Servers. It is also available as standalone application for Windows and Mac OS X.

SearchBlox FREE Edition is available free of charge and can index up to 1000 documents.