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Copernic Desktop Search is the best free file search tool as it allows you to find any document, file or email using one unique interface. It creates a unique map of keywords that 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.

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150 file types
Over 150 file types

The free edition offers you to index and search over 119 file types. When moving to the full version, you get the most used file types such as Microsoft Office, Outlook, PDF, Cloud Services and many more.

Search Everywhere
Search everywhere

The power of Copernic Desktop Search allows you to search truly everywhere, across every drive on your system or network. Search faster as Copernic builds its index at the first use and then simply updates it in the background. Stop being slowed down by Windows search Service as you need to select one drive at a time, Copernic will find exactly what you’re looking for.

Search as you type
Search as you type

Start getting results as soon as you start typing in the search bar. Search results will appear in the preview pane. When you found that file, simply double-click on it and the native application will start.

Refine Field
Refine fields

The refine pane on the left of the interface allows a user to truly dig deep into the computer files and retrieve exactly what you're looking for. Truly customize your search features by adding or remove criteria linked with each search category.

Contextual menu
Contextual menus

Right-click on any file in the preview pane and immediately see the file's context menu. From there act on your files, documents or emails.

Search operators
Search operators

Copernic Desktop Search fully support Boolean operators such as AND, OR, NOT, NEAR and much more. Also, the search bar uses a prefix search architecture. Therefore, it finds words beginning with a given prefix (keyword).

Low resources
Low computer resources

Our solution has the lowest memory footprint and computer resource usage in the Desktop Search industry.

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Main Benefits

Fastest search engine
Install it, build the index and start finding your files, emails & documents instantly.
Install it without any help
To install it, you do not need any help from your IT or their approval*.
(* Requires administrative privileges)
Keep your information secure
We do NOT collect any data. You can even activate it without being connected to the internet.
Become an expert in no time
With our Quick Start Guide that will explain how to use our easy-to-interface, you will become a search expert.
Precise preview pane
Open any search result in its native application from the preview pane
Microsoft Outlook/PST
Search your emails, contacts, calendar items over multiple OST/PST files.
Powerful index
With our index, scan through TB of data.
Offline activation
Not connected to the internet, no problem. You can still register your license.
Deploy our application using GPOs.
Dedicated Support
We have a dedicated team to answer any of your questions, even if you are using the free version.
Take action on search results
Right-click any search result to open the Window contextual menu.
Dynamic highlithing
Inside the preview pane, see your keyword highlited.

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