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  • Agent Ransack icon

    Agent Ransack

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without...

    Freemium Windows

  • Virtual Volumes View icon

    Virtual Volumes View

    VVV is an application that catalogs the content of removable volumes like CD and DVD disks for off-line searching. Folders and files can also be arranged in a single, virtual file system. Each folder of this virtual file system can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FileLocator icon

    FileLocator

    FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find. It is a free reduced functionality version of FileLocator Pro. It is free for both personal and...

    Freemium Windows

  • Copernic Desktop Search icon

    Copernic Desktop Search

    Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home. Copernic Desktop Search (CDS) enables you to instantly search files, e-mails, and e-mail attachments stored...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Disk Explorer Professional icon

    Disk Explorer Professional

    This application is a powerful tool for cataloging all CDs, DVDs, floppies, ZIP disks, or other removable media, hard drives, network drives, or even FTP servers on the Internet (they are called volumes). Entire structure of volumes...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.70, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Index Your Files

    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as necessary for the similar app "Everything"). Searching can be done by name, date, size...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated since 2012. Last version, 5.0.2.6, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • XSearch icon

    XSearch

    XSearch is a free search tool that with more features that Windows Search didn't provided. It can search files on your computer in high speed. When searching for special words in files, you can specify the words option such as...

    Free Windows

  • Visual CD icon

    Visual CD

    Are you archiving documents, pictures, music, videos, and other files to optical media? If so, you know that it is quite frustrating to find that file you are looking for if you ever need it in the future once you've moved it from...

    Free Windows

  • SMF – Search my Files icon

    SMF – Search my Files

    SMF is a file and file duplicate search tool that uses hashing (MD5, CRC32 or SHA1) to determine similarity. It has tons of search filter capabilities and a result reporting tool, with which you can sub-filter the result set according...

    Free Windows

  • AIKIN Desktop HyperSearch icon

    AIKIN Desktop HyperSearch

    AIKIN is a powerful new desktop search that can find item names and content using advanced pattern recognition and semantic awareness, that doesn't require the user to always know exactly how something was named or written.

    Freemium Windows

  • CD Archiver icon

    CD Archiver

    CD Archiver allows you to organize and catalog your folders and disc collection. Features: - Flashearth links are added to images that contain gps information. - Ability to print and export reports in HTML, RTF, Text and XML....

    Free Windows

  • CatDroid icon

    CatDroid

    CatDroid is a Disk Catalog Browser and Search tool. If you have many CD's, DVD's BLU-RAY and/or external drives, you may occasionally find yourself searching through your massive amount of disks to find a file you need. ...

    Free Android

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    GWhere

    GWhere allows you to manage a catalog of your CDs and any other removable media (such as hard disks, floppy disks, Zip disks, CD-ROMs, etc...) indexed in a database. With GWhere it is easy to browse your CDs or to make a quick search...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.2.3, released in 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    TaggTool

    The Personal File Tagging Utility. Tagg is a utility which locates your files based on simple labels you attach or tag on to your files.

    Commercial Windows

  • Disclib icon

    Disclib

    Disclib is a CD collection organizer program. It may be used as a catalogue of CDs. After creating the catalogue, disclib stores file and folder names and tree, allows user to categorize folders and files, and allows searching all the...

    Free Windows

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    Beagle

    Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for. Using Beagle, you can easily find: * documents * emails & attachments * web history * IM/IRC conversations *...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.9, released on January 2009, can be still downloaded from Gnome repositories
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  • Effective File Search icon

    Effective File Search

    Effective File Search (EFS) is a powerful but easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network with this effective software. EFS is a real replacement for the Windows Search utility. You can save a lot of...

    Free Windows

  • ACAT icon

    ACAT

    Advanced CATaloguer allows adding, searching out files stored on all kinds of digital media. Hard drives to other kinds of modern removable media. Keeps tracks of contents by indexing drives and allows quickly identifiable and...

    Commercial Windows

  • Cool Find icon

    Cool Find

    Cool Find is powerful file search & desktop search software for Windows XP, developed by Nihuo Software. Main Features: Search files in compressed files Search files both on PC and LAN Unicode string search (grep) String...

    Commercial Windows

  • DiskCatalogMaker icon

    DiskCatalogMaker

    DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool which catalogs disks and folders. Catalog your discs Drag and drop your disk icon onto the catalog window. Automatically add a burning disc by Roxio Toast Titanium. more Use...

    Commercial Mac

  • Gentibus CD icon

    Gentibus CD

    If you use many removable disks such as cdroms, you know that it is sometimes very difficult to find a file among all these drives. The only solution consists in inserting each one in your computer and to use the files manager to...

    Free Windows

Cathy Comments

Very small & fast, no install. Can catalog a DVD in a few ...

Comment by cpb
about Cathy Jun 2011

Very small & fast, no install. Can catalog a DVD in a few seconds. Have used this reliably since 2003.

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