Desktop Search Tool

Copernic Desktop Search
  • Highly recommended
    CDS has become the world’s #1 desktop search tool to search files & emails.
  • Searches everything
    CDS finds everything that's stored on your computer from documents to email attachments.
  • A track record you can trust
    Copernic has been in business for 18 years. Our job is to help you search your documents faster.

What is Copernic Desktop Search?

A Desktop Search tool searches within your own computer files & emails.Within seconds, Copernic Desktop Search instantly finds information stored on your computer, including text documents, email archives, history, favorites, music, images and videos. This Desktop Search tool will become the key search engine in your daily activities to meet your ever increasing search needs. Start turning information into results!

Which version fits your needs?

CDS for your work
Desktop SearchDesktop Search Starred Software
Desktop Search Full

Install CDS on your PC, your colleague or your team and turn your organisation's documents into knowledge.

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CDS for home
Desktop Search Download
Desktop Search Lite

Get a fast search engine which is easy to use and free.

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Free Download
(Limited to 75,000 files)

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Reasons why to purchase Copernic

Full Version Lite Version
Instantly search for over 150 file types Full Full
Commercial Use Full
No Index limit (75,000 files) Full
Search Outlook emails, attachments, appointments,
tasks and notes
Index network drives & external hard drives Full
Preview (without advertisement) Full
Customer Support Full
Benefits of using Copernic Desktop Search:
  • Performance-oriented search experience.
    Copernic Desktop Search has the lowest memory foot print and computer resources usage.
  • Privacy and security.
    Copernic does not collect any data through Copernic Desktop Search. Privacy Policy
  • User-friendly search experience.
    Copernic Desktop Search offers the most user-friendly and powerful interface of the industry.
  • Technical support.
    A dedicated team is there to answer any of your questions in regards to Copernic Desktop Search.

For companies

Install CDS for your entire team and lose less time searching. Copernic's Volume Licensing Program is designed for medium to large organizations. Purchase 10+ licenses and get substantial cost savings.

Users World WideWindows 8 CompatibleVoted Best Destop Search ToolOffice 2013 Compatible

Download free version

Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP SP3 required. Commercial uses requires full version.

What's New in CDS?

(February 25th, 2014)
  • Windows contextual menu
  • Connect through a proxy
  • Scheduling indexing option
  • See the release logs.