Copernic Desktop Search

Copernic Desktop Search

Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 200 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    264,265
  • Date Added:
    October 19, 2004
  • File Size:
    19.99MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    60
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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1 stars

"Do not upgrade to new version"

October 05, 2014  |  By acoustesh

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search 4.1.2.5606

Pros

Old version was very nice

Cons

Does not work. Even paid version doesn´t work. Technical support is very bad

Summary

Keep your old version. Do not upgrade.

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1 stars

"Negative. v4.05 has very low file limit search."

March 17, 2014  |  By SoftwareTestPilot

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search 4.0.5.1231

Pros

Better search than what Windows 7 offers internally.

Cons

I've used this software for years. Just recently with their 4.05 Lite update release, it re-indexed everything then ceased searching my files. It now has a drastic limit reduction! Very disappointed. Now looking for another free desktop search.

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2 stars

"Free version works but with restrictions"

February 28, 2014  |  By yowface1

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search 4.0.5.1231

Pros

Scans your local hard disk quickly.

Cons

Doesn't let you add in new file types to be scanned even if the files are text based. Won't scan Microsoft Outlook email (at least not my 64-bit 2013 Outlook)

Summary

If you just want basic desktop scanning and don't need to make any modifications to the base product then this program will work for you. If you need to scan anything else, try using the native scanner built into Windows 7 as it finds more matches and integrates with email.

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3 stars

"DOWNGRADE AND SENT ME TO A FRENCH SITE TO ACTIVATE"

February 28, 2014  |  By jcadbiz

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search 4.0.5.1231

Pros

FREE
Probably still works okay.

Cons

USED TO BE BETTER - now limited to 75,000 files - and has some kind of new AUTHORIZATION PROCESS that it never had before - and BLEW IT ON THE INSTALL PACKAGE for some reason.

Summary

I'm going to wait until 4.1 or so - somebody obvious had a bad day building the install. Also I want to see a NEO review before I even take a chance installing this version.

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4 stars

"Quite Pleased"

November 11, 2013  |  By TBanghart

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search Lite 4.0.2.1085

Pros

Comprehensive List of Files
Easily sorted by Name or Date
Preview allows quick view if needs to be opened.
Not overly comples
Search intuitive based on keywords or lack thereof.

Cons

Does not load as quick on double [ctrl} click as Google did.
Lots of revisions have been released lately

Summary

I found it very comprehensive. I was a Google Desktop Search user,and after that was retired looked for a comparable product. Copernic meets my expectations.

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1 stars

"can't even search for .pst files"

November 04, 2013  |  By kteaff

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search Lite 4.0.2.1085

Pros

none. none. none. (CNET told me I had to have at least ten characters in my review)

Cons

not intuitive
won't search for .pst files
won't allow addition of .pst to its file-search table

Summary

Wasted 15 minutes downloading and trying to use this piece of junk, then uninstalling it, then writing this review.

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2 stars

"Immediately uninstalled due to lack of Outlook support"

September 24, 2013  |  By shiner1963

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search Lite 4.0.2.1017

Pros

Looks nice.

Cons

Can't Outlook email.

Summary

If I cant search email this function is mostly useless to me.

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1 stars

"Don't download the free app - Outlook search is gone."

September 11, 2013  |  By glenn_dr

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search Home 3.7.0.8

Pros

I used to love the free app but in their lite newest version you loose the ability to search Outlook.

Cons

You can't search Outlook in the lates release.

Summary

The new release updated for me today 9/11/13 and they took away Outlook search

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5 stars

"I love this app!"

May 10, 2013  |  By EllenParrish

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search Home 3.7.0.8

Pros

fast, comprehensive search. Pro version doesn't spam up your desktop. Who has time and patience to wait for windows explorer. Also, you can really get specific with keyword and file type searches

Cons

the indexing takes a little effort to conquer

Summary

If you have to sift through zillions of folders for obscure documents this is the app for you!

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1 stars

"Adds advertisements to EVERYTHING"

April 02, 2013  |  By phlypp

 |  Version: Copernic Desktop Search Home 3.7.0.8

Pros

Did find the files I was looking for.

Cons

After I installed, ads started popping up everywhere, Reddit, newspaper columns, comment fields, etc. It talked about an ad-free version if you paid but I assumed this meant ads when you were using the software, not in my entire browsing experience. STAY AWAY!

Summary

Malware infected, unless you don't mind ads in everything you read on-line.

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General
Publisher Copernic
Publisher web site http://www.copernic.com
Release Date October 19, 2004
Date Added October 19, 2004
Version 1.1
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Search Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 19.99MB
File Name copernicdesktopsearch.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 264,265
Downloads Last Week 60
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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