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HoudahSpot is a powerful file search tool for Mac. Think Spotlight on steroids. Use HoudahSpot to find documents, mail messages, photos, image files and more.

HoudahSpot helps you find files quickly using multiple criteria (such as name, text content, kind, author, recipient, date, image dimensions, etc.), and searches are easy to build with a few clicks. HoudahSpot shows your results in a convenient and easy-to-use interface that keeps all your important data within reach.

  • Combine search criteria to narrow down search results to the exact files you need
  • Search multiple locations at once, and exclude folders within selected locations
  • View search results as list or grid. Add columns
  • Create your perfect setup of search criteria, search locations, columns, sort order, and more. Set as default for future searches
  • Store frequently used criteria in snippets that you can drag into new searches
  • Use saved searches and templates for recurring searches

If you regularly search for files that match a variety of criteria, you really should have HoudahSpot. It takes all of the tedium out of search and lets you focus on finding what you need, when you need it. readers can get a 30% discount on HoudahSpot using the code TERPSTRA at checkout (valid until April 30). Take a look at HoudahSpot today!