FileSearchEX is a software application which enables you to scan your computer, in search for particular items, with many custom options to tweak.
The installation processes is uneventful and brings you to a plain interface, which can be accessed by any type of user, even if he or she does not have any previous experience.
Aside from that, it can be customized, as it is possible to show or hide tool bars and panels, as well as view results in several different ways, namely, as thumbnails, large or small icons, as a list or along with details.
When it comes to the search, you can input a keyword the filename should include or a phrase the text should contain. You can look in any location on the hard drive, as well as in DVDs, CDs, BDs and other connected drives.
This software utility enables you to further filter your searches according to last accessed, modified and created date, size on disk and file type (audio, document, picture, video or custom).
Advanced options are available, such as including hidden files, directories and subfolders in the search, using case sensitive words or regular expression (regex) syntax.
Search results can be sorted according to name, folder, size, type or date, and saved to the hard drive as TXT files. The history can be maintained or dumped, specified folders or partitions can be skipped in the scan, while folders can be grouped together.
Our tests have revealed that this program uses quite a significant amount of system resources during search, yet this is actually to be expected.
To sum up, FileSearchEX is a useful piece of software that helps you find items from your hard drive or other connected drives much faster.