Lightweight and portable application that saves names of all files in your hard drives to a database, and comes equipped with advanced settings

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What's new in Locate32 RC 3:

  • 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)
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Locate32 is a compact and portable application that quickly searches for files in your system. It can be handled by all types of users, regardless of their skill level.

Since installation is not a requirement, you can drop the program files anywhere on the hard disk and run the executable directly.

It is also possible to save Locate32 to a USB flash disk or similar storage unit, so you can run it on any workstation seamlessly.

What's more, the Windows registry does not get new entries, and files are not kept on the disk after removing the utility.

The interface is based on a standard window with an intuitive layout, where the first step you have to take is index files by updating the database from the File menu.

You can filter searches by writing extensions, excluding subdirectories, as well as by specifying the minimum and maximum file size, along with a time range and file attributes.

Furthermore, you can ask Locate32 to look into files and folders, files only or folders only, match the whole file name and cases, as well as establish the file type and containing text. Results can be saved to a TXT or HTML file.

Locate32 lets you perform a search function with the use of databases, delete private data, minimize the app to the system tray, schedule updates, configure keyboard shortcuts, and others. Configuration settings can be saved to file as well.

The program does not put a strain on system performance and it proves to be extremely fast in locating files. We haven't come across any difficulties in our tests, since the app did not hang or crash. All in all, Locate32 is a reliable application for quickly locating files, and it should please all users.

Locate32 was reviewed by , last updated on September 14th, 2013

Runs on: Windows All


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