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=== Indexers ===
=== Indexers ===
{{Wikipedia|List of search engines#Desktop search engines}}
* {{App|Pinot|A personal search and metasearch tool.|http://code.google.com/p/pinot-search/|{{Pkg|pinot}}}}
* {{App|Pinot|A personal search and metasearch tool.|http://code.google.com/p/pinot-search/|{{Pkg|pinot}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Recoll|Recoll]]|A full text search tool with a Xapian backend.|http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/|{{Pkg|recoll}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Recoll|Recoll]]|A full text search tool with a Xapian backend.|http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/|{{Pkg|recoll}}}}

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Document Readers



  • fbdjvu — A DjVu viewer similar for fbpdf.
http://repo.or.cz/w/fbpdf.git || not packaged? search in AUR
  • fbpdf — A small framebuffer PDF viewer based off of MuPDF, with Vim keybindings and written in C.
http://repo.or.cz/w/fbpdf.git || fbpdf-gitAUR


  • apvlv — A lightweight PDF/DjVu/UMD/TXT viewer with Vim keybindings.
http://naihe2010.github.com/apvlv/ || apvlv
  • ePDFView — A free lightweight PDF document viewer using the Poppler and GTK+ libraries.
http://www.emma-soft.com/projects/epdfview/ || epdfview
  • Evince — A document viewer for multiple document formats. Supports PDF, PostScript, DjVu, TIFF and DVI.
http://projects.gnome.org/evince/ || evince
  • Foxit Reader — A small, fast (compared to Acrobat) PDF viewer.
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/desklinux/ || foxitreaderAUR
  • llpp — A very fast PDF reader based off of MuPDF, that supports continuous page scrolling, bookmarking, and text search through the whole document.
http://repo.or.cz/w/llpp.git || llpp-gitAUR
  • MuPDF — A very fast PDF and XPS viewer and toolkit written in portable C. Features CJK font support.
http://mupdf.com || mupdf
http://okular.kde.org/ || kdegraphics-okular
  • qpdfview — A tabbed PDF viewer using the Poppler and Qt libraries.
https://launchpad.net/qpdfview || qpdfviewAUR
  • Xpdf — A viewer that can decode LZW and read encrypted PDFs.
http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/ || xpdf
  • zathura — Highly customizable and functional PDF/DjVu/PostScript/ComicBook viewer (plugin based).
http://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/ || zathura
CHM Viewers
  • ChmSee — A CHM viewer based on xulrunner.
https://code.google.com/p/chmsee/ || chmsee
  • GnoCHM — A CHM viewer meant to integrate with GNOME, based on pychm.
http://gnochm.sourceforge.net/ || gnochm
  • Kchmviewer — A Qt-based CHM viewer that uses chmlib and borrows some ideas from xchm. It does not depend on KDE, but it can be compiled to integrate with it.
http://www.ulduzsoft.com/kchmviewer/ || kchmviewer
  • xCHM — A lightweight CHM viewer, based on chmlib.
http://xchm.sf.net/ || xchm

Office suites

  • Calligra — An actively developed fork of KOffice, the KDE office suite. It offers most of the features of OpenOffice.org while also having versions for smartphones (Calligra Mobile) and tablets (Calligra Active).
http://www.calligra-suite.org/ || calligra
  • LibreOffice — A more actively developed fork of OpenOffice.org.
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice
  • OpenOffice.org — An open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more (currently under the Apache Licence).
http://www.openoffice.org/ || openoffice-base-binAUR
  • Siag Office — An extremely lightweight office suite that provides a word processor, spreadsheet, text editor, file manager and previewer.
http://siag.nu/ || siag-officeAUR



  • Pinot — A personal search and metasearch tool.
http://code.google.com/p/pinot-search/ || pinot
  • Recoll — A full text search tool with a Xapian backend.
http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/ || recoll
  • Tracker — An all-in-one indexer, search tool and metadata database.
http://projects.gnome.org/tracker/index.html || tracker
  • Strigi — A fast crawling desktop search engine with a Qt GUI.
http://strigi.sourceforge.net/ || strigi

Word processors


  • Abiword — A full-featured word processor
http://www.abisource.com/ || abiword
  • Abiword Light — A lighter version of Abiword
http://www.abisource.com/ || abiword-lightAUR
  • BlueGriffon — BlueGriffon is a new WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web.
http://www.bluegriffon.com/ || BlueGriffonAUR
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice-writer
http://www.openoffice.org/ || openoffice-base-binAUR?
  • Markdown — A text-to-HTML conversion tool that allows you to write using a simple plain text format
http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown || markdownAUR
  • pandoc — A swiss-army knife for converting one markup format into another (supports Markdown)
http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc || pandocAUR
  • txt2tags — A dead-simple, KISS-compliant lightweight, human-readable markup language to produce rich format content out of plain text files
http://txt2tags.sourceforge.net || txt2tags
  • Ted — easy GTK-based rich text processor (with footnote support)
http://www.nllgg.nl/Ted/ || ted
  • Scribus — A desktop publishing program.
http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus || scribus


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Reason: Add alternatives from Wikipedia:Siag Office and Wikipedia:KOffice? (Discuss in Talk:List of applications/Documents#)
http://projects.gnome.org/gnumeric/ || gnumeric
https://www.libreoffice.org/features/calc/ || libreoffice-calc
http://openoffice.org/product/calc || openoffice-base-binAUR?

Scientific Documents

With LaTeX, creation of any scientific document, article, journal, etc. is made commonplace. Here are two examples of frontends for LaTeX.


  • TeXMacs — wysiwyw (what you see is what you want) editing platform with special features for scientists.
http://www.texmacs.org/ || texmacs
  • LyX — LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).
http://www.lyx.org/ || lyx
  • Texmaker — Texmaker is an cross-platform, light and easy-to-use LaTeX IDE.
http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/index.html || texmakerAUR
  • AUCTeX — Turns Emacs in one of the most powerful TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt environment to date.
https://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/ || auctex

OCR software