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Super Finder XT

By FSL - FreeSoftLand Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Aug 25, 2010

The built-in Windows search feature often leaves a lot to be desired; it's slow, clunky, and not always very thorough. For occasional or inconsequential searches it's not bad, but users who are serious about finding particular files on their computers often turn to a third-party search application. If you're in the market for such a program, Super Finder XT is a great choice. This powerful program makes quick work of serious searches.

The program's interface is attractive and intuitive, with a design that's reminiscent of recent versions of Microsoft Office. We liked that Super Finder offers both Simple and Advanced modes, making it suitable for users of all experience levels. The actual search capabilities are impressive; there are many options for customization, including the use of wild cards, file name masks, and partial file names. Users can specify file characteristics such as size, time stamp, and other attributes, include or exclude subfolders, ignore the case of the file name, and much more. We especially loved the fact that the program can be quickly accessed from the context menu by simply right-clicking on any folder; Super Finder launches quickly and is ready to go. The searches themselves are surprisingly efficient; the same searches with the Windows search utility took longer and returned fewer results. Super Finder comes with a built-in Help file that could stand to be a little more detailed for total newbies, but most users should find that it provides adequate direction. Overall, we found Super Finder XT to be both easy to use and quite powerful, and that's a combination that's hard to beat.

Super Finder XT installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.6.4.4

Added: customizable font size for the user interface.

General

Release June 13, 2019
Date Added June 13, 2019
Version 1.6.4.4

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 26,514
Downloads Last Week 8
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Developer's Description

Powerful replacement for Windows built-in search. Search files, folders and other data efficiently and easily. The fastest non-indexed search tool.
    Features:
  • 'True' search text in file (unicode also)
  • Search for hexadecimal pattern in file
  • Full wildcard support
  • 'Smart Search' plugin: search for partial names or extensions without wildcards
  • File exclusion list (by file extensions or full/partial name)
  • Two view mode: XT and Classic (like old Super Finder)
  • Works from Windows 2000 to Windows 10
  • 32 and 64-bit systems support
  • Predefined paths selection panel
  • Two operating mode: Simple and Advanced
  • NEW: Customizable font size
  • 6 color schemes (Skins)
  • Plugins support
  • Totally rewritten GUI
  • Multiple instances capability (Polygamy)
  • Selectable search also for folders
  • Remember all last settings (selectable)
  • Shell find integration: 'Super Finder XT...' on Drives or Folders
  • Explorer Right-click contextual menu on found files list
  • Program activation by pressing 'Search' hotkey on keyboard
  • Drag & Drop (Copy) from found files list
  • One-click file operations: Open, Copy, Delete, Explore, Rename, Properties
  • Check for program updates feature
  • Tray icon management
Multilanguage: English, Italian, Romanian, Dutch, French, Spanish, Galician, Croatian, German, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Slovak, Arabic, Traditional Chinese , Portuguese (Brazil), Serbian, Polish, Ukrainian, Valencian, Japanese, Hungarian, Swedish and Vietnamese with support for non latin languages translations. Free support forum for bugs report or requests.
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