Hibernate Search

5.7 series end-of-life

Improved integration with Elasticsearch 2.x, compatible with Hibernate ORM 5.2.x

Hibernate Search 5.7 has reached its end-of-life:

  • it is unlikely to see another release;

  • bugs are unlikely to get fixed in this version, even security vulnerabilities;

  • pull requests against this version will be rejected;

  • bug reproducers using this version will be given lower priority.

We encourage you to upgrade to a newer series if possible.


Java 8
Hibernate ORM 5.2 (>= 5.2.3.Final)
Elasticsearch server 2.0 - 2.4
Apache Lucene 5.5

Not compatible with your requirements? Have a look at the other series.

See also the Compatibility policy.


Documentation for Hibernate Search 5.7 can be accessed through the links below:


You can find more documentation for all series on the documentation page.

How to get it

Hibernate Search 5.7 has reached its end-of-life: we recommend you use a newer series if possible.

Maven, Gradle...

Maven artifacts of Hibernate Search are published to Maven Central.

You can find the Maven coordinates of all artifacts through the link below:

Maven artifacts

Below are the Maven coordinates of the main artifacts.

Hibernate ORM integration
Elasticsearch integration
JGroups backend
JMS backend

All Maven artifacts of this project released after 2022-01-26 are signed.

To verify signed Maven artifacts, head to this page.

Direct download

A ZIP archive containing all JAR files, documentation and source is available from SourceForge:

Download ZIP archive

Individual Maven artifacts may be downloaded directly from Maven Central:

Maven Central subdirectory

See here for how to download all dependencies of your Maven project to a local directory on your filesystem.

See here for how to download an explicitly listed set of artifacts to a local directory on your filesystem.

More information about specific releases (announcements, download links) can be found here.


If you need to upgrade from a previous series, please refer to the migration guide:


What's new

Latest release announcement (2017-10-26): 5.7.3.Final.

A detailed list of new features, improvements and fixes in this series can be found on our issue tracker.

Hibernate ORM 5.2 upgrade

Hibernate Search 5.7 adds compatibility with Hibernate ORM 5.2, and is no longer compatible with Hibernate ORM 5.1 and below.

Hibernate Search 5.7 is only compatible with Hibernate ORM 5.2.3 and later. There isn’t any version of Hibernate Search compatible with Hibernate ORM 5.2.0 to 5.2.2.

Java 8 upgrade

Hibernate Search now requires Java 8.

Releases in this series

Hibernate Search 5.7 has reached its end-of-life: we recommend you use a newer series if possible.

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