Search for files on your PC and local network.
Effective File Search 6.8 is a shareware file search app and search tool developed by Sowsoft for Windows, it's well-designed and powerful.
The download has been 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 of Effective File Search
- Actions with search results (copy, delete, rename etc.).
- Administrative options, automation (script language).
- Advanced print, export and report functions for your business.
- All results and parameters can be saved to file.
- Filtering by file date and size.
- Search of files containing text or hex.
- Search of files in folders or search results (support of hidden files).
- Support of all popular file formats.
- Support of regular expressions for advanced searches.
- Windows Explorer functionality (icons, context menus etc.).
Compatibility and License
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 an unspecified number of 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.
Is Effective File Search for Windows 10?
Yes. It can run on a PC with Windows 11 or Windows 10. Previous versions of the operating system shouldn't be a problem with Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista having been tested. Windows XP is supported. It runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems with no dedicated 64-bit download provided.