AlFileSearch - file search utility
Al File Search - advanced file search utility which is able to quickly find Files and Folders on your Local or external drives (DVD, CD-ROM, USB Hard or Flash Drives) on your computer running under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. Allows you to quickly set search wildcards for some popular file formats such as image, video, audio, text, MS Word. It is able to sort out Files and Folders according to their properties (e.g. Modified Date). The results window supports Windows Explorer functionality: icons, context menus. Specific actions can be carried out on the results (e.g. Open Folder, Open Containing Folder, Open Target path). You can export search results into clipboard and then paste it in Excel speadsheet. Also AlFileSearch allow you to quickly view Recently accessed documents, images, ets. lists, which is located in special Recent folder.
This Utility does not use background Indexing and does not use extra space on the Disk. AlFileSearch also available in Portable Version.
Main program window
Options form Enlarge...
Search for text within a file with preview column Enlarge...
Filter form Enlarge...
Recently viewed images list with target paths and shortcut last access/modified date (last view date) Enlarge...
System requirements: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10.
Full file name = Contents of column 'name' + 'Ext.' (extension).
Attrib. (Attributes): H = Hidden, S = System, A = Archive, R = Read only, D = Directory.
For Recent, Office recent, IE Cache folders results automatically orders by 'Modified date' column, otherwise by 'Nr' column.
Hidden or system files / folders are marked with red color symbol: '!'.
Open file with the default program: double click on cell in column 2 (Name), or press 'Open' button, or use Shell context menu.
Open file with Notepad: select the necessary file in the results grid and click 'Open file with Notepad' button.
Select file in Explorer: double click on cell in column 4 (Folder) or press 'Select' button.
Specifies the wildcard for scanning the files, or file names with extensions of searching files. You can specify multiple wildcards delimited by semicolon, for example: *.doc;*.docx;. Note: empty string = search by wildcard * - search all files (with and without extension). *.* - search all files with extension. You can use the asterisk character ("*") substitutes for any zero or more characters, and the question mark ("?") substitutes for any one character or less but not more than the amount of question marks. ";" - mask separator (use without spaces).
To search by the words in file name: Ex, file = MySearchedDocument.mp3, search for ex.: *searched*.mp3;
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