(PRWEB) September 8, 2004
Searching for files is the everyday need for most computer users. The most comfortable way is the indexed search as it allows not only to locate files within subseconds but also to find exact word combinations, sorted by relevance/significance, date and word order. Rich filtering options and easy preview turn the boring search process into a piece of cake.
One of the fastest desktop search engines diskMETA (http://diskmeta.com) is available both as freeware and shareware.
PLEASE TEST: the DISKMETA desktop search is intended for extra large data volumes, UP TO 100 GIGABYTES. It can create up to 100 indexes, index up to ONE MILLION various files. The search time is never more than ONE SECOND.
We, the META team developers, will be very grateful if someone can provide us RELIABLE TEST RESULTS on indexing and searching data volumes about 100 GIGABYTES, of different text file formats, at various PC configurations, under all Windows platforms (98 or higher).
Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Features and Performance
The 1.9 MB download is added into the Search section of the Start menu. DISKMETA Desktop Search can search files on local hard drives and in shared network folders. Before starting, you should instruct DISKMETA, which folders and file types should be indexed. The procedure is very easy and takes usually few minutes.
The file search works correctly with file types including Office document formats (DOC, XLS, RTF, TXT), HTML pages, CHM, PDF files, ZIP and RAR archives. The results panel on the right presents the hits in the usual format of web search engines - sorted by relevance, with search words highlighted bold, giving the path, file name, date and offering text reconstruction if you do not want
to launch the corresponding application.
The search technology utilized in DISKMETA has a long and glorious history. It is used for a decade in the nationwide biggest and most popular web search engine http://www.meta.ua, in a series of search tools for web-sites and CD-rooms installed in most governmental and financial national institutions.