Effective File Search
Screenshot of Effective File Search 6.8, a file  search app for the Windows operating system.

Effective File Search is a shareware file search app that's been categorized by our editors under the file search software category 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.

Compatibility with this file search software may vary, but will generally run fine under Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. Depending on the options available for downloading, separate versions may be available from Sowsoft, LLC depending on the target system architecture.

Filed under:
  1. Effective File Search Download
  2. Major release: 6.8
  3. File Search Software
  4. Sofware for Windows 11
Effective File Search has been picked by our editors as good software.
Effective File Search has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Effective File Search 6.8.1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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944.44 KB - Tested clean
Free Trial
Windows 11 10 8 7 V XP
Dec 26, 2012
6.8.1 (download)

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