An intuitive application that helps users boost the speed of their search results by creating an index, which stores information about the filename, modified date, and other details
The program manages to carry out the searching process by indexing the files stored in your PC. This means, that during an indexing operation, the utility is able to store information about the file name, modified date, and other details as well.
Before starting a new search, you are required to build an index. Depending on the number of files present on your disk, it might take some time to index all items and the system performance may be burdened.
At the end of the indexing operation, FastFind offers details about the numbers of indexed files, and lets you specify the saving directory where the program saves the information.
Additionally, you are allowed to limit the number of maximum results to be displayed at a user-defined value, as well as enable the automatic wildcard option.
Basically, it proves to be extremely easy to work with this tool, as you only need to type the filename in the dedicated pane and the program quickly displays the search results. Instead of scanning the entire hard disk, the utility searches for the needed files only in the index.
Since there aren’t many configuration settings, even rookies can set up the entire process with minimum effort. Once you have built the index, the searching operations leave a minimal footprint on system resources, so they don’t interfere with other programs’ functionality.
As a conclusion, FastFind provides a simple yet efficient software solution when it comes to boosting the speed of your search results.
Reviewed by Ana Marculescu, last updated on November 14th, 2013
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What's New in This Release:
- Made the Return key work in the dialog - i.e. it should now always initiate a search if you press the Return key in the search field.
Application descriptionFastFind is a Windows program that provides fast searching for named files. FastFind will generate a compact binary in...