Desktop Search Supported File Types

Here are the most common file types supported by Copernic Desktop Search. If you want to index a very specific file type, it can be added in the Options menu (Tools > Options > Advanced). However, note that the file content might not be indexed but the file properties will.


Emails

Data are indexed for the following email formats:
  • Eudora® (versions: 5.0 to OSE) *
  • Mozilla® Thunderbird™ (versions: 1.0 or later) *
  • Outlook® (versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016) *
  • Outlook® Express/Windows Mail (versions: 5.x, 6.x, including all non-password protected OE identities)
  • Outlook® Express/Windows Mail Electronic Mail (EML)
  • Outlook® Message File (MSG) (Requires Outlook® extension) *
  • IBM Notes® (version: 7.0.2 to 9) *
  • Windows Live Mail

Clouds

Online data are indexed for the following clouds:
  • Google® Drive® *
  • Dropbox® *
  • Microsoft® OneDrive® *

Files

Data are indexed for the following file formats:
  • Microsoft® Word documents (DOC, DOCX) (95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016) *
  • Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets (XLS, XLSX, XLSB) (97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016) *
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations (PPS, PPT, PPTX) (97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016) *
  • Microsoft® Visio® diagrams (VSD, VSDX) (2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013) *
  • Microsoft® OneNote files (ONE) (2010, 2013, ONLINE) *
  • Adobe® Acrobat® documents (PDF) *
  • ePub e-books (EPUB) *
  • WordPerfect® documents (WPD, WPF, WP) (versions: 5.0, 5.1 (not Far East versions), 5.2 (not Far East versions), 5.x (Windows), 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) *
  • OpenOffice.org documents (ODT, OTT, ODS, OTS, ODP, OTP) (versions: 1.1 to 4.x) *
  • LibreOffice documents (ODT, OTT, ODS, OTS, ODP, OTP) (versions: 3.3 to 6.x) *
  • StarOffice documents (SXW, STW, SXC, STC, SXI, STI) (versions: 7.0, 8.0)
  • Microsoft® Rich Text Format (RTF)
  • Unicode Text files (TXT)
  • Active Server Page documents (ASP)
  • C Code/Program files (C)
  • C++ Code/program files (CPP)
  • C# .NET Source files (CS)
  • Comma-Separated Variables files (CSV)
  • Header file (H)
  • Assembler language, Active Server Include file, Include file (various), Internet Connection file (used by ISPs) (INC)
  • Initialization/Configuration file (INI)
  • Java™ Source Code files (JAVA)
  • Pascal Source Code files (PAS)
  • XML Stylesheet (XSL)
  • Hypertext Markup Language documents (HTML, XHTML)
  • Extensible Markup Language documents (XML)
  • ASCII Text files (ASC)
  • ANSI documents (ANS)
  • PHP Script (PHP)
  • Log File (LOG)
  • Compressed Archive File (ZIP, 7Z, RAR, GZ, TAR, TGZ, TBZ2, TB2, TAZ, TLZ, TXZ)
  • UCS2 Unicode documents (with some limitations)
  • UTF8 documents (with some limitations)
Only the file name is indexed for the following file formats:
  • Windows® Help file (HLP)
  • Adobe® Flash® Format file (SWF)
  • MHTML Document (MHT)
* Specific extension required

Music

Data are indexed for the following music formats:
  • iTunes Audio files (M4P, AAC)
  • MPEG Audio Stream, Layer II (MP2)
  • MPEG Audio Stream, Layer III (MP3)
  • MPEG-4 Audio Layer (M4A)
  • Windows Media® Audio file (WMA)
  • Windows® Waveform sound/Audio (WAV, WAVE)
  • Ogg Vorbis Codec Compressed WAV file (OGG)
  • MP3 PlayList File (M3U)
  • WinAmp MPEG PlayList File (PLS)
Only the file name is indexed for the following file formats:
  • RealMedia Media file (RA, RAM, RMM, RPM)
  • Musical Instrument Digital Interface file (MIDI)
  • and many others, including: .aa, .acp, .aif, .aifc, .aiff, .au, .cda, .cdda, .m4b, .mka, mpga, .rmi, .sd2, .snd, .wax

Pictures

Data are indexed for the following picture formats:
  • Graphics Interchange Format (GIF)
  • JPEG Format (JPG, JPEG, JPE, JFIF)
  • Windows® Bitmap Graphics (BMP)
  • Exchangeable Image File Format (EXIF)
  • Tagged Image Format file (TIF, TIFF)
    • Portable (Public) Network Graphic (PNG)
Only the file name is indexed for the following file formats:
  • Adobe® Photoshop® pictures (PSD, PSB) *
  • Autodesk® AutoCAD® (DWG, DXF) *
  • QuickTime® Image (QTI, QTIF)
  • X-Windows Bitmap Graphic (XBM)
  • Windows® Icon (ICO)
  • and many others, including: .cgm, .dib, .mac, .pct, .pcx, .pic, .pict, .pnt, .pntg, .rp
* Specific extension required

Videos

Data are indexed for the following video formats:
  • MPEG Video Files (MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPS, MPV, MPV2)
  • MPEG-4 Video Files (MP4)
  • Windows Media® Video Files (WMV)
  • Microsoft® Audio Video Interleaved (AVI)
  • QuickTime® Movie (MOV)
File name is indexed for the following file formats:
  • Microsoft® Windows Media® metafile (WVX)
  • Data Interchange Format (DIF)
  • RealMedia Videos (RAM)
  • Matroska Video Stream (MKV)
  • Ogg Vorbis Compressed Video File (OGM)
  • and many others, including: .3g2, .3gp, .asf, .asx, .dv, .IVF, .m1v, .m2v, .m4e, .mp2v, .mpa, .qt, .rv, .wm, .wmp, .wmx

Favorites

Data are indexed for the following favorite formats:
  • Internet Shortcut (.URL files)
  • Internet Explorer® (version: 8.0 or later) *
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (version: 49.0 or later) *
  • Google Chrome™ (version: 25.0 or later) *

History

Data are indexed for the following history formats:
  • Internet Shortcut (.URL files)
  • Internet Explorer® (version: 8.0 or later) *
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (version: 49.0 or later) *
  • Google Chrome™ (version: 25.0 or later) *

Contacts

Data are indexed for the following contact formats:
  • Outlook (versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 - including Exchange Server) *
  • Outlook® Express/Windows Mail (versions: 5.x, 6.x)
  • Mozilla® Thunderbird™ (versions: 1.0 or later) *
  • Windows® Address Book (versions: 7, 8, 10)
  • IBM Notes® (version: 7.0.2 to 9) *

Organizer

Data are indexed for the following organizer formats:
  • Outlook® (versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016) *

* Specific extension required