Effective File Search
Screenshot of Effective File Search 6.8, a file  search app for the Windows operating system.
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Dec 26, 2012
6.8.1 (download)


Effective File Search is a shareware file search software download filed under file search software and made available by Sowsoft for Windows.

The review for Effective File Search has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

Search any files on your computer or local network with this effective software

Effective File Search is a powerful but easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network. Search in folders or results. Search filters include date and size, containing text or hexadecimal codes. You can use Boolean operators to perform multiple keyword searches. All results can be saved to file. Other features include export, Explorer functionality (icons, context menus) and file operations (copy, rename, delete etc.).

Features and highlights

  • Search of files in folders or search results (support of hidden files)
  • Filtering by file date and size
  • Search of files containing text or hex
  • Support of regular expressions for advanced searches
  • Support of all popular file formats
  • Actions with search results (copy, delete, rename etc.)
  • Windows Explorer functionality (icons, context menus etc.)
  • Advanced print, export and report functions for your business

Effective File Search 6.8.1 on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

This download is licensed as shareware for the Windows operating system from file search software and can be used as a free trial until the trial period ends (after 30 days). The Effective File Search 6.8.1 demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the full version of this software.