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iFilters for Document Locator

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The Windows operating system comes pre-configured with several standard iFilters (indexing filters). These iFilters offer fast full-text searching on Microsoft Office files, text documents, HTML files, and others.

To get the full power and capability of Document Locator, install any or all of the additional iFilters listed below. These iFilters allow Document Locator to index and full-text search image files, CAD files, PDF files, and more. Some of the filters are free downloads. Others are offered from third-party developers and require either registration or licensing. Each link below takes you to the download site where installation instructions are included.

NOTE:

  • iFilters are third-party components not developed by ColumbiaSoft.
  • All iFilters are to be installed on the SQL Server machine.
Documentation
 
iFilter Installation Intructions
 
64-bit SQL Server platform
 

iFilter

 

Description

 
 
Office 2007/2010
iFilter Pack
  This download will install and register IFilters with the Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats. This Filter Pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx.  
 
Adobe PDF iFilter 11 for 64-bit platforms   Adobe is releasing Adobe PDF iFilter 11 for 64-bit platforms, which will allow searching PDF files on Microsoft® Windows® 64-bit platforms for applications such as Microsoft Office SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL. Before you select  the “Proceed to Download” option on the Adobe ifilter please read the full install instructions.  
 
Foxit PDF iFilter   Unlike other IFilter products, Foxit PDF IFilter 2.0 has been engineered to take full advantage of today’s multi-core server architectures, making it the absolutely fastest IFilter available. Over 3 Times faster than other products.  
 
Tiff iFilter   Available only with Window 2008 R2.  
 
Corel WordPerfect   The IFilter is a filter used by the Microsoft Index Server, which is a content-indexing program. The Microsoft Index Server indexes the documents on a server based on the keywords they contain. These indices are used to return your search queries. When you search for a particular string or phrase, the Index Server returns all the documents that contain the string or phrase. WordPerfect iFilter lets you publish your WordPerfect documents on the Internet or intranet. You can search these documents the same way you search an HTML document, without having to convert your WordPerfect documents to HTML.  
 
DWG iFilter - CAD files   AutoCAD iFilter provided by RANSDELL BROWN Software Solutions  
 
32-bit SQL Server platform
 

iFilter

 

Description

 
 
Office 2007/2010
iFilter Pack
  This download will install and register IFilters with the Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats. This Filter Pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx.  
 
Adobe PDF iFilter for 32-bit platforms   Adobe currently bundles a 32-bit PDF iFilter with Adobe Acrobat® 9 as well as free Adobe Reader® 9 software. It uses the Microsoft iFilter interface and allows third-party indexing tools to extract text from Adobe PDF files.  
 
Foxit PDF iFilter   Unlike other IFilter products, Foxit PDF IFilter 2.0 has been engineered to take full advantage of today’s multi-core server architectures, making it the absolutely fastest IFilter available. Over 3 Times faster than other products.  
 
Tiff iFilter   Requires MODI from Office XP or Office 2003.  
 
Corel WordPerfect   The IFilter is a filter used by the Microsoft Index Server, which is a content-indexing program. The Microsoft Index Server indexes the documents on a server based on the keywords they contain. These indices are used to return your search queries. When you search for a particular string or phrase, the Index Server returns all the documents that contain the string or phrase. WordPerfect iFilter lets you publish your WordPerfect documents on the Internet or intranet. You can search these documents the same way you search an HTML document, without having to convert your WordPerfect documents to HTML.  
 
DWG iFilter - CAD files   AutoCAD iFilter provided by RANSDELL BROWN Software Solutions  
 
Other Vendors
 

Vendor

 

Link

 
 
iFilter Shop   http://www.ifiltershop.com  
 
CiteKnet   http://www.citeknet.com

We spent almost two years evaluating other solutions before we found the right solution in Document Locator."

Greg Gould
Burns & McDonnell

ColumbiaSoft Connect

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