Windows Desktop Search Alternative by Copernic

Desktop Search to speed up
searching your Windows PC

Copernic is the best alternative to Windows Desktop Search!

Purchase now 49.95 $ USD
Free Version Full Version
Microsoft Office documents Full Full
Over 150 file types supported Full Full
Search only specific folders Full Full
Index network & external drives Expires after 30 days
Search Microsoft Outlook emails & attachments Expires after 30 days
Remove index limit Expires after 30 days
Customize the index scheduling Expires after 30 days
Search Lotus Notes emails & attachments. Expires after 30 days
Remove all advertisement Expires after 30 days
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Smart Windows Search Engine for your computer

Copernic Desktop Search is the best alternative to Windows Desktop Search as it allows you to centralize your document, file & email searches in one unique interface. It creates a unique map of keywords that allows you to search Windows using a powerful index. You can search any documents on your computer, external and network drives with the full version. Start now and increase your search speed and your organization's productivity while reducing the time lost trying to find those documents. Join the 4,000,000+ users in more than 125 countries.

Our search solution is available in two editions: Free and Standard. While the Free edition is perfect for standard Windows users. For performance to search Microsoft Outlook and Network drives, the Standard edition is best suited for professionals inside businesses and their teams. You can compare both editions by exploring our comparison chart.

Benefits of searching with Copernic

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Best Search Tool for your business

  • Search engine for Outlook

    Microsoft Outlook footprint is almost in every business and emails is a big part of your daily tasks. Searching for that email can be time consuming for you and your team. Copernic can be the perfect add-on to your toolbox to search inside all your emails, PST files and attachments. Plus, you get to search your files & documents at the same time.

  • Searches Everything on your PC

    With the most file types supported, it allows you to search for files across multiple hard drives and even folders on your network. The index is built locally and once it is built, your search performance will dramatically increased as we offer the lightest solution on the market.

  • Network Search

    Most of your files are on a server? No problem. can help your team search those shared files & documents. It is designed to minimize the impact on the network to ensure ultimate performance and increase productivity in your team.

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Why invest in a search engine for your PC?

According to International Data Corporation, their survey reveals that information worker, you, spend most of their time performing document-related activity. Here are some interesting facts on how workers spend their time:

That's at least 2.3 hours of hours wasted per week for having not the appropriate tools. According to their studies, time wasted in document creation and management activities costs the organization $ 9,071 per information worker per week. That's a lot in a year when you can install a tool for the price of $ 49.95 USD per license. The Return on Investment calculation is easily made.

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Version 6.0.0 (see releases log)
Licensing One license per computer
Languages English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Mandarin
Operating System Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 (32 and 64 bits)
Microsoft Office 2016, 2013, 2010
Index Size The index size will vary according to the number and type of documents indexed.