Dowser is a Web research and archiving tool that clusters results from search engines, associates words that appear in previous searches, and keeps a local cache of all the results you click on in a searchable database along with summaries and links to related information. It helps you to keep track of what you find, with no advertising.
|Tags||Information Management Document Repositories Internet Web Browsers Indexing/Search Text Processing Indexing Linguistic|
|Operating Systems||Mac OS X Windows OS Independent Unix|
Release Notes: This is a quick release to fix many crash bugs in 0.25. if you are using 0.25, please upgrade.
Release Notes: This version introduces editable search filters such as "no shopping" and "no blogs". It also adds Teoma to the search engine list, and there is a working German translation. An option to allow remote clients was also added.
Release Notes: The Windows binary now has a slick installer. A job has been added to check the latest version and show a download link if a new version is up. You can turn this off on the settings page. Also added is support for proxy authentication. An option has been added to edit the title, description, and keyword list on the summary page. A nasty crash bug with Mozilla 1.0RC1 and the new search plugin has been fixed.
Release Notes: This release features minor bugfixes, and adds a fix for Windows users with UNC/Roaming Profiles. If $HOME is broken, Dowser will instead drop files into the same directory as the executable. Some HTTP proxy support was added, as was a "plugin" for Mozilla's search bar. Searches in the local cache with only one result now go directly to the summary page. A headline was added to the local cache page, and a delete link was added to the page summary.
Release Notes: This release features a stable database format and has all of the major features are roughed-in, including metasearch, result clustering, auto-summaries, crawler, archiver, preferences, and internationalization. It is useful enough for serious research.