This application has been discontinued
Google Desktop was officially discontinued on September 14, 2011
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Google Desktop

The power of Google on your desktop.

  • Mac OS X
    On April 2007, Google released Desktop 1.0 for Mac OS X. Version 1.6 did not work under Snow Leopard.
  • Windows
  • Linux

The power of Google on your desktop. Hit ctrl twice and you are ready for a full Google search of you hard drive and networked drives you may have. Indispensable if you need to find files quickly... the price doesn't hurt either!

As of September 14, Google Desktop will no longer be available for download, and existing installations will not be updated to include new features or fixes. More Info »


File Management


Link to official Google Desktop site

Official Website
Google Desktop was added by sound2man in Apr 2009 and the lastest update was made in Nov 2014. There is a history of activites on Google Desktop in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on Google Desktop or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.

Google Desktop Widgets

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