Locate32 saves names of all files in your hard drives to file database. After that you can locate files. Very fast.
Locate32 works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory structures and uses these databases in searches.
The use of these databases provides very fast searching speed.
The software includes a dialog based application as well as console programs which can be used to both update and access databases.
· Locate32 works with Windows 95 if Internet Explorer 3 is installed
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Templates for "File/Save Results" (see some example template file in templates directory)
· It is possible to use keyboard shortcuts to open specifig tab in the settings dialog
· It is possible to open context menu for parent folder (a new option for "Open context menu"-subaction). This is not yet assigned by default, so go to "View / Select details" or keyboard shortcut settings to assign it.
· Slashes '/' given in directory names are replaces with back slashes '\' (e.g. "Named:" and "Look in:" fields and in parameters of locate.exe)
· Added Stop button to the update tooltip
· Added "Update title bar when executing search" option (Advanced settings) for instant searching
· Added "Enable shell extension fix" option to Advanced settings. Can be tryed if unexpected crashes occur
· Added new command line arguments for Locate32.exe: '-nf' clears "Named:" field, '-nt' sets "Type:" to "(no extension)" ('-t ""' can new be used to clear "Type" field), and '-P0', '-P1', ... can be used to choo...