DocFetcher is an Open Source desktop search application: It allows you to search the contents of files on your computer. — You can think of it as Google for your local files. The application runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

Features

  • Portable version available
  • Full Unicode support for all supported file formats, except CHM
  • Can read the following archive formats: zip, 7z, rar, tar.*
  • Can read Outlook PST files

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  • This is a great product when used on desktop mode I have figured it out to work every time, but still having issues trying to get network index files working using portable version. Generally a terrific tool.

  • Splendid text search tool. Lightning fast, very stable, and incredibly useful for finding text and phrases inside of many file types. The UI could be more graphical to improve ease of use (for example, there is no ribbon as found in MS Word or the like). But that's just a quibble. If you're looking for a text search tool, this is the only one you will ever need.

  • Needs more improvement and searching ability.

  • Having moved to a Mac platform, I was caught needing a file search and preview capability to help me fill out RFIs and RFPs. DocFetcher to the rescue! Does exactly what I need quickly and easily. Would love to have some keyboard shortcuts to be able to jump to different windows. Thanks for a great utility!!!

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Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Java SWT

Programming Language

AspectJ, Unix Shell, Python, Java

Registered

2007-06-05