Registered 2008-10-02 by Patrick Ulbrich

A cross-platform media indexing/search tool.

Basenji is an indexing and search tool designed for easy and fast indexing of media collections.
Once indexed, removable media such as CDs and USB sticks can be browsed and searched
for specific files very quickly, without actually being connected to the computer.
Besides file hierarchies and audio track listings, Basenji also presents extracted metadata
(image dimensions, mp3 tags etc.) and content previews of indexed media in a clean and
straightforward user interface.

Basenji has been developed with platform independency in mind right from the start and
presently consists of a GTK+ GUI frontend and a reusable library backend (VolumeDB) that
implements the actual indexing, searching and storage logic.

Key features: http://www.shockshit.net/basenji/features.htm

Ubuntu packages (stable): https://launchpad.net/~pulb/+archive/ppa
Ubuntu packages (unstable): https://launchpad.net/~pulb/+archive/basenji-daily
Arch packages (stable): https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/basenji

Project information

Maintainer:
Patrick Ulbrich
Driver:
Patrick Ulbrich
Development focus:

trunk series 

lp:basenji 
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Programming Languages:
C#
Licences:
GNU GPL v3
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Latest version is 1.0.1
released on 2012-12-28

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  • Basenji 0.8 released! on 2011-04-25
    What's new: * Added support for network drives and mountpoints * Added option...
  • Daily PPA available! on 2010-10-04
    Brave users can now try out the latest and greatest features by installing da...
  • Basenji 0.7 released! on 2010-08-07
    New features / fixes: * Added search presets to volume and item searchentrie...
  • Basenji 0.6 released! on 2010-04-20
    Most important features of this release: * Added support for audio cds. Yay!...
  • Call for translations! on 2010-04-12
    Basenji 0.6 is just around the corner but there are still plenty of untransla...