Welcome to Picardy

Welcome to Picardy, a freeware application for creating, editing, and formatting back-of the-book indexes, available for Microsoft Windows™ and Linux.

This software is free of charge and freely distributable for commercial and non-commercial use, subject to the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0.

(Picardy is not open source software.)

Picardy 2.1 is coming soon

A micro-release of Picardy will be made available in the next few weeks. If you wish to be notified, please sign up for the Picardy mailing list using the form below, if you haven’t already.

New features will include groups, templates, hyperlink locators, a status bar, regular expressions in replacement text, improved backup capabilities, and an improved interface for highlights.

Picardy 2.0 is here!

Picardy 2.0 for Windows™ and Linux is now available! Please see our product announcement and the new feature list. And download it here!

A “beta” version for Macintosh™ (Intel™ CPUs) is also available.

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If you’ve used Picardy and are happy with it, please consider a donation. Any support will be greatly appreciated. However, this is completely voluntary and you’re most welcome to use Picardy free of charge!