Download Sphinx 2.1
Sphinx 2.1 installs version 188.8.131.52.
Which download to choose?
Choose the edition that fits your Windows® version. Sphinx 2.1 needs additional Windows® components. You can download Sphinx 2.1 including all required windows components in one bundle. You can download and install the stand-alone installer and get the newest system components from the Microsoft® download website.
Included System Components
Sphinx 2.1 for Windows Vista, 7, 8, 2008, 2012
Windows 64-bit (x64)*
Sphinx 2.1 64-bit system components included (.exe 67.3 MB)
Sphinx 2.1 64-bit stand-alone (.exe 8.1 MB)
Windows 32-bit (x86)*
Sphinx 2.1 32-bit system components included (.exe 66.0 MB)
Sphinx 2.1 32-bit stand-alone (.exe 7.5 MB)
*) 64-bit programs don't work on 32-bit systems, but 32-bit programs work on 64-bit systems
Sphinx 2.1 for Windows XP SP3
Sphinx 2.1 XP system components included (.exe 64.9 MB)
Sphinx 2.1 XP stand-alone (.exe 7.6 MB)
Microsoft SQL Server Express (free edition)
To get the maximum performance out of your PC, Sphinx 2.1 uses the leading database engine for home use: Microsoft® SQL Server Express. Download the free edition using the links bellow. Detailed setup instructions are included in the integrated Sphinx 2.1 Help Documentation.
Windows Vista, 7, 8, 2008, 2012
Download the newest version of the database server.
Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express
(*Open the Control Panel and click on System to view your system type)
Download Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express and the Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express
Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 SP2