is an open source application for locating text from within files anywhere in a Linux system. It is based on the Xapian (search engine library) backend which enables it to effectively locate items based on keywords from within almost any kind of document, including compressed archives. Recoll supports file stemming and allows users to perform Boolean searches. The Boolean search method allows combining words and phrases using the words And, Or, Not and Near (also called Boolean operators) to limit, widen, or define the search. Recoll also auto completes the search query to provide results based on possible matches to a semi complete search term. Recoll is not just another indexing and search tool, as it can go as far as locating a keyword even from within an email saved in a mail client (such as Mozilla Thunderbird) , a Libre Office document or a compressed archive.
is a cross platform indexing application for Windows and Linux based operating systems. It can be used to index CD/DVD, USB and Network drives, so that the indexed files can be later searched without having to plug the media device to the computer. The main features includes CD/DVD Support, metadata Extraction (image dimensions or MP3 tags), thumbnail preview of indexed files and support for external media devices. It also has a daemon which automatically scans plugged in devices and adds them to the Basenji database.
is a fast alternative to Windows Search for quickly locating files and folders by entering a complete or partial name of the required content. It creates an index in the corresponding folders using relative paths, making data search more efficient. Unlike Windows Search, it offers a filter to restrict the searched items for better efficiency. It provides easy sorting options for viewing files in the search result by path, size and modification date. You can either view the searched items in a minimalist size or in the full mode which displays a complete window containing the searched files and folders. Quick Search can be used to search music, photos, web pages, generic files, folders, application setups or shortcuts and much more. Another good feature is that it supports file indexing of portable devices like USB drives and external disks, which makes it quicker to locate data on such storage devices.
This intuitive tool has been developed by Glarysoft, which is famous for some of its efficient applications such as Glary Utilities
and Disk Speedup
Indexing helps in identifying and retrieving searched items quickly from a computer. Indexing items can be quite useful and time saving as any desired file(s) or folder(s), can be easily located in system searches. Indexo
is a portable application that can be used to change file name to indexed names, add index to file names, create an index format and to copy files to a destination under a specific index format.
is an ad-supported index tool for your website or blog. The application claims to provide instant results to webmasters seeking to have their sites indexed by popular search engines. According to the product developer, the tool will deliver results within 1-5 hours. It will submit your link to more than 100 well-ranked resources. Additionally, it will also ping each link to alert search engines (Bing, Google, Yahoo! etc) about their presence. Finally, the tool also establishes back-links, enabling your site to improve its ranking.
Microsoft Word Provides very useful feature, which helps you to find out text, keywords, and terms instantly. Through Word Indexing,
searching the specific content is extremely easy. In Word 2010 you can make your own indexes by selecting the text and then marking it for indexing. It enables you to generate an index by using special index fields, which can easily be created by marking imp text in the document.
Indexing is a phenomena which saves the location of files and other content to make search real fast. It is very beneficial especially when you have loads of files or dealing with a lot of content. Windows has an inherent quality of indexing different locations including Outlook folders, and content. Once Windows 7 has the location from the index, then you can retrieve the data by moving directly to the location without invoking the search process. In this way, indexing can be considerably faster than scanning through all the folder to find the content or particular file. Outlook content, files, and folders have also been indexed consistently, if you want to change the way Windows 7 has been indexing Outlook 2010 content, then this post will help you a lot.
Running a network is never an easy task, especially those with an abundance of shared files. Looking for a particular file or folder could become a next-to-impossible feat, where there can be thousands of files and folders accessible over the network of even a medium-sized corporate setup. For local disks and file systems, you get the search option - even if in the form of Windows' own search (which, by the way, is pretty decent in Windows 7) - but the same cannot be utilized for cross-network lookups. Network Search Engine
answers exactly this issue.
Access 2010 offers a lot of options and features to speed up the search, so that users can easily find the required data from the data sets. One of the features which help database administrators search the required data is Index. The Index feature comes useful in situations where you often sort and search a table and want to find out the search results instantly.
Implementing the classic concept of indexing, Access 2010 saves the location of the data, so that it can be easily retrieved when required. The workability revolves around saving the location of data and fetching the results from the indexes. If your tables are properly indexed, it takes less time to search the specific record from the selected set of tables. When you create a table, Access 2010 automatically creates index to let you find the items from the table, while sometimes you need to create custom indexes to find a required type of data from the records. It provides an easy way of creating indexes for your data sets. In this post, we will explain how you can create and manage indexes.
Windows Start Search can index various drives and locations for faster search, but what if you have encrypted drive and want the files inside to be indexed as well. Before explaining the steps to enable indexing of encrypted files, make sure the drive is encrypted using Bitlocker. Read More
The build-in Windows 7 Start Search is great for quickly finding a program or file, but not perfect. One of the biggest headache is that it cannot index shared folders in my Home network. Ofcourse there are plenty of 3rd party tools that can come to the rescue, one that recently gained my attention is neoSearch
BlueMirror(formerly known as Octopus) is a free software for Windows which you can use to index all CDs and DVDs, making them easily searchable later. You can search all indexed data at once saving you a lot of time, especially if you have a large CD and DVD collections.
Note: The latest release comes with a new feature: ability to index external hard disk. Read More
If you are sick of slow loading speed or want to increase the performance of your Windows further, then turning off Indexing of your local drive is another simple way of boosting the performance. This option is automatically set in Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. Indexing is enabled because it helps Windows index your files and folder for faster search.