VX Search - power file search

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VX Search - power file search

#1 Post by webfork » Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:52 pm

A fairly amazing search program with a huge amount of search functionality and filters. Doesn't appear to search the internals of non-text files (e.g. office files) in the free version.
VX Search is an automated, rule-based file search solution allowing one to search files by the file type, category, file name, size, location, extension, regular expressions, text and binary patterns, creation, modification and last access dates, EXIF tags, etc. Users are provided with the ability to categorize and filter results, copy, move or delete files, save reports and export results to an SQL database.

License: Liteware, free for personal use

Limits on free version: The home page isn't clear about limits of the free version, it just lists the various levels of premium: https://www.vxsearch.com/product_versions.html

Status: Not portable. I tried a number of different tricks to get it to behave portably, including 7zip, install-uninstall, and Uniextract2 without success.


Using CLI functionality

Using Regular Expressions
https://www.vxsearch.com/search_files_u ... sions.html

Softpedia mirror
https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Fi ... arch.shtml

A look at VX Search, a desktop search program for Windows - gHacks Tech News
https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/10/a-loo ... r-windows/

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