Cerebro is a keyboard-friendly launcher and search tool
April 11, 2017 – 05:11 | Comments Off on Cerebro is a keyboard-friendly launcher and search tool
Cerebro is a keyboard-friendly launcher and search tool

Cerebro is an open-source Alfred-like search bar and application launcher for Windows, Linux and Mac.
The program aims to be a mix of your OS search with a web search engine, and can be extended even …

Wox is a versatile launcher for Windows
March 2, 2017 – 05:05 | Comments Off on Wox is a versatile launcher for Windows
Wox is a versatile launcher for Windows

Wox is a versatile Alfred-like launcher which supports file and web searching, and can be extended with more than 100 plugins.
Activate the program by pressing Alt+Space and a simple command bar appears. Start typing a …

CSearcher is a fast, portable desktop search tool
January 11, 2017 – 10:31 | Comments Off on CSearcher is a fast, portable desktop search tool
CSearcher is a fast, portable desktop search tool

CSearcher is a speedy portable search tool with a wide range of search options and features.
Basic operations are simple and straightforward. Type all or part of the file or folder names to search (this is …

AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
October 31, 2016 – 07:12 | Comments Off on AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images

Freeware duplicate file finder AllDup has hit version 4.0 with some major additions and updates.
The program can now detect visually similar pictures in the image formats BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG and TIF, even if they’ve …

ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep
September 28, 2016 – 08:33 | Comments Off on ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep
ripgrep is a fast, powerful cross-platform grep

Once you’re used to the power of grep, regular Windows text-searching tools can seem a little, well, basic.
Fortunately there some quality alternatives around, and ripgrep is an excellent open-source project with builds available for Windows, …

Find edited and hi-res versions of an image with TinEye
September 12, 2016 – 07:32 | Comments Off on Find edited and hi-res versions of an image with TinEye
Find edited and hi-res versions of an image with TinEye

You’ve found what looks like a great image online, but there’s a problem: it’s so lo-res that it’s almost unusable.
Google’s image search may be able to help. In Chrome, right-click the picture, select Search Google …

MFT-based UltraSearch 2.10 adds file content searching
June 21, 2016 – 13:06 | Comments Off on MFT-based UltraSearch 2.10 adds file content searching
MFT-based UltraSearch 2.10 adds file content searching

Super-fast MFT-based search tool UltraSearch has hit version 2.10 with some major improvements.
The program can now search for file content, as well as file and folder names.

ScanFS is a speedy PC file finder
June 9, 2016 – 04:31 | Comments Off on ScanFS is a speedy PC file finder
ScanFS is a speedy PC file finder

ScanFS is interesting desktop search tool, easy to use but with some unexpected extras.
The program starts much like any other search app. Enter a file mask, a starting folder, click Enter to view the results: …

Listary 5.0 is a massive update
May 27, 2016 – 04:15 | Comments Off on Listary 5.0 is a massive update
Listary 5.0 is a massive update

The powerful search tool/ launcher Listary has hit version 5.0 with a huge list of major new features.
You can now use Listary to run searches on your favourite websites, with the results opening in a …

Hain is a search tool, launcher and desktop assistant for x64 Windows
April 19, 2016 – 07:01 | Comments Off on Hain is a search tool, launcher and desktop assistant for x64 Windows
Hain is a search tool, launcher and desktop assistant for x64 Windows

Hain is an open-source keyboard-oriented launcher, desktop search and productivity tool for 64-bit Windows.
The program is convenient to use. Unzip the download, run Hain.exe, it adds an icon to your system tray and pressing Alt+Space …

Create and search file lists with File List Maker
March 16, 2016 – 10:23 | Comments Off on Create and search file lists with File List Maker
Create and search file lists with File List Maker

Windows Search is great at locating files on the current PC, but what if you also want to check CDs, DVDs, USB keys, even other computers?
File List Maker is a free tool which offers probably …