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MobileFileSearch v1.43 Updated

Andrew Lee on 11 Aug 2022
  • 148KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 Aug 2022
  • Suggested by billon

MobileFileSearch allows you to search files inside a mobile device (Smartphone or Tablet) plugged to the USB port on your computer, with Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). You can search files by their size, their created time, their modified time, or their name (using wildcard).

After finding the files, you can optionally delete them, copy them to a folder on your computer, or export the files list to CSV/tab-delimited/HTML/XML/JSON file.

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Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MobileFileSearch.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed the default columns size in high DPI mode.
  • When the main window of MobileFileSearch is large, the status bar section that shows the path while searching is also enlarged.

SearchMyFiles v3.21 Updated

Andrew Lee on 3 Aug 2022

SearchMyFiles is a powerful alternative to the standard Windows search. It allows you to easily find files by wildcard, last modified/created/last accessed time, file attributes, content (text or binary search) and file size. File types available for search includes Microsoft Office and PDF files. The program also be detect duplicate files via the "Search Mode" drop-down box.

Note that the program is non-indexing, meaning it searches the drive directly, which is often slower but more accurate.

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Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SearchMyFiles.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: SwiftSearch
What's new?
  • Fixed a few high DPI mode issues (Status Bar, Default Columns Size)
  • When the main window of SearchMyFiles is large, the status bar section that shows the path while searching is also enlarged.
Latest comments
Checker on 2014-08-14 18:34

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

MIKLO on 2018-04-06 14:57

I have tried and used several search apps before and was not very impressed but as soon as I saw that this product was from NirSoft I knew I had to try it. NirSoft makes so many great apps that I use a lot, its difficult to say something new about them due to the fact that just about everything they make works great and is pretty awesome overall. One thing is 4sure the native Micro$oft search engine is close to worthless, so just about anything will be an improvement.
MIKLO

freakazoid on 2022-01-11 16:08

The latest version is such a welcome addition as it allows you to set the font and size used in the search results.

My eyes are not what they once was, so increasing the font size makes things much more legible for me especially when sitting far back in my chair!

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Agent Ransack Lite v2022 Build 3335 Updated

Ennovy on 10 Jul 2022
  • 136MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Jul 2022
  • Suggested by portackager

Agent Ransack (aka File Locator) Lite looks for files and file contents on your PC or network drives, with filters for dates and size. Includes themes, tabbed search entries, preview window, and search priority. Search types supported include wildcard, boolean, and regex on both filenames and file internals. You can import/export search criteria and export detailed search results.

Finds details inside standard text files, as well as PDF and Office formats. Note that Win7 users will need the Filter Pack (not portable) to search Office files, as described on the website.

A pro version is available with additional features.

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Runs on:Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware/Liteware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable" installer (either 32 or 64-bit) from the homepage under "Other Downloads"
  2. Extract to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch AgentRansack.exe
  4. When prompted, choose "Lite" (free)
Similar/alternative apps: DocFetcher, SearchMyFiles
What's new? See: https://www.mythicsoft.com/agentransack/information/#version-history
Latest comments
PapaiMark on 2022-07-10 21:58

125MB for a simple search file!!! Well, "FindIt" from 2005 does the same with only 800KB.

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Everything v1.4.1.1017 Updated

Ennovy on 26 May 2022
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 May 2022
  • Suggested by Drutt

Everything is a powerful search tool that locates files and folders by file name instantly, and includes an FTP and Web server interface. It also can search files by their contents. Unlike Windows search, Everything initially displays all files and folders on your computer. You simply type in part of the desired file name to limit what files and folders are displayed instantly. The more you type, the more specific the list becomes.

Note that the instant-search capability only works on NTFS/ReFS-formatted drives and only uses file and folder names in a file index. The program can separately catalog non-NTFS/ReFS and network servers for searching on a schedule.

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Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package depending on your OS and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Everything.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: HDDB, Ultra File Search Lite, UltraSearch
What's new? See:
https://www.voidtools.com/Changes.txt
https://www.voidtools.com/support/everything/whats_new/.
Latest comments
Nh on 2017-04-29 18:41

In case it does not remembers sort order, you have to edit 2 lines in Everything.ini:

sort=Type
always_keep_sort=1

__philippe on 2019-01-26 04:54

Everything v1.4.1.932

Cumulative detailed changelog: https://www.voidtools.com/Changes.txt

Bruce on 2020-07-30 21:07

This is a great program. I've found very helpful tracking down misplaced or seemingly lost files.

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Listary v6.0.9.25 Updated

Andrew Lee on 25 May 2022
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 May 2022
  • Suggested by Jacob125

Listary is an enhancement that allows you to quickly search almost any listing in Windows by simply typing your search terms. The program will pop up a small, semi-transparent window in Explorer windows (including open/save dialogs), Task Manager, Registry Editor and even directly on your desktop. The program works with almost any application with a system-generated list.

Although some programs will automatically jump to the first letter you type (a find-as-you-type feature of Windows Explorer), you must type quickly for more than one letter and cannot see your output. Listary brings a long-time feature of Linux to Windows, letting you enter whole words and type slower with automatic changes. Additionally, it allows wildcards and has the ability to edit your input with immediate results.

Advanced features include hotkeys, autocomplete, blacklists, favorites, a customizable window. Note that the program contains many "pro"-only features, but the program is very functional in its basic version.

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Runs on:Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the "Portable Version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Listary.exe.
What's new?
  • New: New user interface – Elegant and effective, beauty in every pixel and color
  • New: New search and sorting algorithm
  • New: Web search with live suggestions
  • New: Preview
  • New: Full HiDPI support
  • New: Execute a search result using Ctrl + Num hotkey
  • New: Show Quick Switch folder after opening a file dialog
  • New: Disable double Ctrl automatically for full-screen games and apps.
  • New: Customize folder priorities and file name priorities using regex.
Latest comments
Ennovy on 2016-05-26 06:18

Version 5 has been released with many new features: http://www.listary.com/download

Ennovy on 2022-05-25 14:09

Version 6 no longer supports Windows XP and Windows 7

Ennovy on 2022-05-25 15:09

Later I noticed that there is no portable version to be downloaded at the moment. I contacted the publisher about this.

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