Zoom Search Engine
Zoom is the easiest way to add a powerful custom search engine to your website, intranet, or CD-ROM and DVD. Take the tour, download our software, and see how easy it is for yourself.


Latest version: 6.0.1029
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Version 6 now available! V6 is the most powerful version of Zoom yet. Featuring improved search accuracy, up to 60% faster exact phrase searches, increased capacity, greater customizability, a new user interface, and sophisticated search options that suit complex sites from e-commerce shops to web communities. This is the most powerful version of Zoom yet. More about V6.

Your very own full-text search engine

Zoom is a software package that creates a search engine for your website, intranet, CD, or DVD. It provides fast and powerful full-text searching by indexing your website in advance with an user friendly desktop application that allows you to configure and index your site, from the convenience of your Windows computer.

Simple, powerful, and flexible

  • Easy to use and install, up and running in minutes
  • No advertising and no annual fees (Free for small sites!)
  • No scripting knowledge or editing required
  • No complicated database setup procedure
  • No external web service required
  • Highly configurable
  • Search static and dynamic web pages (.HTML, .PHP, .ASP, .CF, etc.)
  • Search PDF, DOC, PPT, XLS, SWF, JPG, GIF, and many other file types#
  • Runs on almost all web servers and hosting plans
  • PHP, Classic ASP, ASP.NET, Javascript, and CGI support in one package
    PHP supportedClassic ASP supportedASP.NET supportedJavaScript supportedCGI (C/C++ binary) supported

Feature packed search solution

Search images and display thumbnails in search results with Zoom 5.0Despite its ease of use, Zoom is one of the most feature packed solutions on the market. It offers search results sorted by relevance or date, wildcard searching, exact phrase matching*, "Google-like" context results*, highlighting, spelling suggestions, synonyms, graphical statistic reports, international language support, incremental indexing, images and thumbnails, content filtering, XML/RSS OpenSearch output and more.

New V6 features include a new Search Ranking Algorithm and Stemming options to provide more accurate results than previously possible, native ASP.NET server control, plugins for indexing Office 2007 documents and ZIP files, improved Vista support, and the powerful Custom Meta Fields feature for database-like search criterias. More about V6.

Essential web admin tools included

Besides helping your visitors find what they're looking for, Zoom also provides features which are crucial to every web site administrator such as Broken Link Detection, and Google™ and Yahoo™ Sitemap Generator.

See Zoom in action

You can see Zoom in action via the search box at the top of this very page or on our search page. Our product tour and screenshots pages shows you how easy it is to setup and install search on your own website. You can also visit other Zoom users' websites from our example sites list.

 What people are saying about Zoom...

“Just what I needed - hands down the best search product on the market.”
— Mick Farmer, On Course Consultancy
“We LOVE the software and have just updated a website for a major Fortune 100 client using it. It is easier to modify the look and feel than any other packages we have integrated into our sites.”
— Terry Dollhoff, Digital Brewery
“... I can't keep my hands down when I am running the new version, it's really the Rolls Royce of all indexing/search software that I have been using the last four years.”
— Ulrik Hansen, BeeOs
“I've been using Zoom Search for a couple of years, and I think it's one of the best software products I've ever used.”
— Michael Starr, MTV Networks