RED searches and deletes empty directories recursively below a given start folder and shows the result in a well arranged tree. Further you can create some custom rules for keeping and deleting folders. Empty files in directories can also be ignored.
CLucene is a C++ port of Lucene: the high-performance, full-featured text search engine written in Java. CLucene is faster than lucene as it is written in C++.
An open source search engine with RESTFul API and crawlers
OpenSearchServer is a powerful, enterprise-class, search engine program. Using the web user interface, the crawlers (web, file, database, etc.) and the client libraries (REST/API , Ruby, Rails, Node.js, PHP, Perl) you will be able to integrate quickly and easily advanced full-text search capabilities in your application: Full-text with basic semantic, join queries, boolean queries, facet and filter, document (PDF, Office, etc.) indexation, web scrapping,etc. OpenSearchServer runs on Windows and Linux/Unix/BSD.
disk manager is a CD/DVD archiving tool. It storys the directory contents of any media so you can search it later. Its also designed as file explorer which makes it easy to find big files. Windows Version supports native file context menus.
User contributed components that extends the functionality of NHibernate. More information in the wiki: http://www.nhforge.org/wikis/. Development List: http://groups.google.com/group/nhcdevs
This tool enables users to search their NTFS formatted harddrives within seconds. It uses the MFT( master file table) of NTFS to search for files very fast. Ermöglicht eine extrem schnelle Dateisuche auf NTFS formatierten Festplatten.
Aperture is a Java framework for extracting and querying full-text content and metadata from various information systems (file systems, web sites, mail boxes, ...) and the file formats (documents, images, ...) occurring in these systems.
Blaze is an application launcher that distinguishes from amongst the others by being able to automate recurrent tasks performed in the file-system or even any application on Microsoft Windows.
Searches text in files contained in zip files
Select a directory, a text to be searched for, a file pattern for zip files (Example: *.zip) and a file pattern for files within the zip files (Example: *.txt) and the tool will search all matches of the searched text.
OpenEphyra is an open framework for question answering (QA). It retrieves answers to natural language questions from the Web and other sources. Visit http://www.ephyra.info/ for more details and information on joining this open research initiative.
Puggle is a graphical desktop search engine written exclusively in Java. It provides full text and metadata search over files, folders, music, photos, web pages and more that are stored locally on your computer.
Computer forensics and e-Discovery investigation software.
Absolution is an e-Discovery and computer forensics investigation tool that collects, analyzes and reports on digital evidence. The premise behind Absolution is to provide a single integrated system for exhaustive and robust examination of bulk data operated in the simplest way possible. In fact, Absolution should be usable by any reasonably tech savvy individual. Absolution also aims to provide an extensible platform usable by advanced investigators, researchers, auditors, law enforcement, litigators (eDiscovery), enthusiasts, and anyone else that needs to perform a comprehensive search of large amounts of data.
DuMP3 is a duplicate and similar file finder.
DuMP3 is a duplicate and similar file finder. It finds exact duplicate binaries by hash, similar text files by substring content, images (JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, etc) by color and audio files (MP3, WAV, OGG, etc) by wave data. Future: fonts, video.
Search words in text files, display matching lines in tabs. Options to save results, exclude words, display the line numbers. Tiny file for searching big text files. Please leave feedback to help improve the application. Documentation coming soon.
Strigi is a desktop search engine.
Full text search engine - console tools and GUI frontends for users, program components and libraries for developers. Cross-platform, portable (Win32/64, .NET, Linux). Extensible architecture. Morphology of natural languages (English, Russian and French)
A simple to set up web scraper written in Java. It uses modified regEx to quickly write complex patterns to parse data out of a website. It contains a GUI tool for testing your configuration scripts and is fully automated through the command line
eBay Full-Size Image Extractor
This is a simple C++ program made to extract the full-size images from a "Enlarged Pictures" gallery, when a listing has multiple pictures. This was primarily developed for people who want to read dates of collectors items or ID codes on certain items where the "enlarged" gallery still provides, not enough size. Disclaimer: This project was not created for people to steal other people's listing pictures to use for themselves.
Document summarization system. By adding document content to system, user queries will generate a summary document containing the available information to the system.
rlocate is an implementation of the "locate" command that is always up-to-date
CLeWMI (pronounced "clue me") is a Command Line WMI query tool. It's written in perl, for Windows. It allows dynamic querying of WMI from a command line. Works on Window NT, 2000, 2003, and XP. Stand alone executable available.
Narrows search result produced by popular Internet search engines, allowing to put extra filtering conditions, as certain words presented, certain words excluded, and so on.
Wilma is a program for quickly finding text lurking in the files on your computer. It does this by creating an index of what words are in which files, which allows it to later find files containing a given word or set of words almost instantaneously.
This small C# (mono or MS.NET 3.5 required) console program generates text or html output which lists directories and files. Copies of directory or file names will be marked in HTML output. I use it to find files in a messy company network.
The goal of DynaQ is to develop an inquiry system to explore the personal information space, supporting you with the searching paradigm 'orienteering'. Think of DynaQ as a desktop search engine with enhanced usability for file, email and blog search.