Everything is a search engine for Windows that replaces the normal Windows search with a much faster one. Unlike Windows search, Everything initially displays every file and folder on your computer. You can type in a search filter to limit what files and folders are displayed. Everything only uses file and folder names and generally takes a few seconds to build its database. 1,000,000 files will take about 1 minute.
Before installation finished, you can choose application settings and data location, and set it as a service and determine the service port. Or, you can run it with administrative rights or skip indexing the NTFS drive.
It offers to run at every Windows startup until further notice but this option can be disabled before installation, or afterwards from the settings panel. The utility can also associate itself with EFU (Everything File Lists) files and automatically index fixed NTFS volumes. Plus, you can integrate Everything into the Windows Explorer shell extension to scan folders quickly.
The interface takes a minimalist approach to appearance. However, the menu bar and right-click menu contain many options that you can explore. Many examples are supported, so you can carry out different search operations and view results on side by side windows.
Everything is able to automatically index all drives and folders that you specify, displaying search results in fast.
Search results can be sorted by various criteria, such as name, size, path, extension or date of manufacture, both in ascending or descending order. In addition, you can create and manage bookmarks, save file lists to file to continue later, or export search results to CSV or TXT files.
The Key Features
- Small installation file
- Clean and simple user interface
- Quick file indexing
- Quick searching
- Minimal resource usage
- Share files with others easily
- Real-time updating
Requirements: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
Download: Everything 18.104.22.1688 (32-Bit) | 1.48 MB – Freeware
Download: Everything 22.214.171.1248 (64-Bit) | 1.58 MB – Freeware
Author: David Carpenter