quickly locate files and folders Locate32 enables you to quickly find files and folders on your computer by simply typing a keyword that matches the name (or part of it). Instead of searching the file system directly, Locate32 creates a local database to store information about all your files and folders. This allows for almost instantaneous search results, even on large drives with thousands of files.You can also perform advanced searches and filter results by file size, path or extension, and even search for text contained inside of files.Locate32 offers plenty of options to customize the search behavior. You can choose which folders or drives to include in the database, exclude files or directories that match certain patterns, customize the default search options, and more. Other features include support for multiple search databases, scheduled index update, thumbnail previews, export of search results (TXT, HTML), system tray mode, right-click file tools, and more.
|Version||3.1.11||Last updated||Dec 15, 2012|
|File Size||1.26 Mb||Requirements||None|
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find encrypted or password protected files CryptoSearch is a simple, portable utility that searches your computer or network for encrypted or password protected files and provides you with a list of files that were found.You can limit the search to one or multiple folder paths and select which file types to search for. The program supports PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ZIP, RAR and other types of files.The list of protected files can be exported to HTML or Text format. Unfortunately, CryptoSearch does not provide any options to open or otherwise manage the files, so all you can do is look at the list and then manually locate the files by their folder location.
|Publisher||Password Crackers, Inc.||Price||Free|
|Version||1.0||Last updated||Jan 26, 2017|
|File Size||31 Kb||Requirements||None|
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quickly find files or folders on your computer MasterSeeker is a file search tool that searches through all your hard drives and returns instant results for any files (or folders) that match your search keyword.When you first run the software it will perform a quick scan of all your hard drives and cache the file information to make it instantly accessible for your searches.You can simply enter a keyword and see matches as-you-type or you can narrow the results by using Regular Expressions and file size filters. The result list can also be sorted by file date, file size and folder location.Compared to the popular Everything Search, MasterSeeker offers the advantage of file size filtering and faster column sorting, however it does not support real-time cache updates and drive exclusions, which means that you will need to rescan your entire system in order to find files that have been added or changed since the last scan.
|Version||1.5.1||Last updated||Dec 08, 2014|
|File Size||561 Kb||Requirements||None|
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search for text in almost any document AnyTXT Searcher is a desktop search tool with a powerful full-text search engine that can not only parse text files but also PDF, Microsoft Office, WPS Office, eBooks and other file formats.AnyTXT Searcher has a powerful document parsing engine built in, which extracts the text of commonly used documents without installing any other software, and combines the built-in high-speed indexing system to store the metadata of the text. You can quickly find any words in almost any documents on your computer.Other features include SSD optimization, real time synching, keyword highlighting, and more.
|Version||1.2.540||Last updated||Dec 13, 2021|
|File Size||30.5 Mb||Requirements||None|
file and text search tool Agent Ransack is a very powerful and easy to use tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. You can search for file names or text in files with support for Regular expressions. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack displays and highlights the actual text segments found in a separate window so you can quickly browse the results without having to open each file! Other features include a Regular Expression Tester, shell integration options, advanced date filtering, and more.
|Version||2022.3314||Last updated||Mar 24, 2022|
|File Size||32.9 Mb||Requirements||None|
desktop search engine Everything is a desktop search engine that enables you to find files and folders instantly by simply typing the name or part of it. It can index your entire computer in a matter of seconds and automatically keeps the index up-to-date. The program only indexes your file and folder names, not the file content or any metadata, which allows for much faster indexing speeds than the Windows Search tool. In addition to the desktop search features, Everything also includes integrated HTTP and FTP servers that allow searching of your files from other computers on the network, and an option to share files via download. You can specify files to be included or excluded from the search results, exclude system and hidden file and also choose to require web and FTP passwords to limit access. Other features include support for Regular Expression search, export of search results and more. Everything works with NTFS formatted drives.
|Version||18.104.22.1686||Last updated||Jan 07, 2022|
|File Size||1.41 Mb||Requirements||None|
desktop search engine DocFetcher is an Open Source desktop search application that enables you to quickly locate content in your documents based on a keyword search. Unlike many other desktop search tools, the program is not designed to index your entire hard drive, but only the folder locations that you actually want to be included in the search, thereby reducing overhead an increasing search performance. DocFetcher works by extracting the text content from supported document types and storing it in a searchable index. The search results return the extracted text content and highlight the search term for easy reference. You can further customize the indexing process by including or excluding files based on a RegEx formula. Other features include Windows Explorer right-click integration, special support for HTML files, automatic index updates and more. DocFetcher supports the following file formats: MS Office, OpenOffice.org, PDF, HTML, plain text, RTF, AbiWord and CHM files.
|Publisher||Docfetcher Development Team||Price||Free|
|Version||1.1.25||Last updated||May 30, 2021|
|File Size||73.7 Mb||Requirements||Java|
file search tool LookDisk is multi-functional desktop search tool that you can use to search for files using various parameters. You can search for text contained inside your documents (including PDF files), find duplicate files (by name or content) and also get an overall view of your disks and space usage. Additional features include several advanced filtering options, use of external viewers, support for compressed archive files (ZIP, GZIP, ARJ, CAB, RAR, LZH,7z) and more. The list of found files can be saved or printed. LookDisk can handle large amount of files without using a lot of system resources.
|Version||6.9||Last updated||Aug 11, 2018|
|File Size||3.96 Mb||Requirements||None|
quickly locate files and folders Wise JetSearch is a simple file search tool that makes it easy to quickly find files and folders across all your internal and external drives. Simply type in the file name (or part of it) and the program will return matches within a few seconds.JetSearch is easy to use but lacks some of the advanced search options offered by similar programs. It's also a little slower than others. There are no filtering or exclusion options to limit the results.Wise JetSearch supports NTFS drives and FAT drives.
|Publisher||Lespeed Technology Ltd.(13)||Price||Free|
|Version||4.1.3||Last updated||Mar 30, 2021|
|File Size||3.32 Mb||Requirements||None|
rapid file search utility WizFile is a rapid file search utility that lets you search for files on your hard drive by name and returns the results almost instantly.WizFile reads the master file table (MFT) directly from NTFS formatted hard drives so it's ready for use very quickly after start up, no indexing required.You can search by file name or full path name and also uses wildcard (*,?) symbols for partial matches. The program automatically monitors for file and directory changes, so you searches will always use the latest information.WizFile currently only supports NTFS formatted hard drives but support for other hard drive types is planned.
|Version||3.06||Last updated||Nov 26, 2021|
|File Size||5.08 Mb||Requirements||None|