Download Desktop Search - Best Software & Apps

  • Winamp

    Full 5.666

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A hugely popular and versatile audio and media player

    8
    4399 votes
    • PROS:Fully customizable, Small installation, Runs quickly
    • CONS:No MOV support, Rip only on full version
  • Free NIV Bible

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and comprehensive bible for desktop computers

    5
    9 votes
    • PROS:There is no charge to download this software., A streamlined search function is excellent to find a specific text.,
    • CONS:There are no illustrations contained alongside the text., This software application cannot work with systems newer than Windows 7.
  • Chrome App Launcher

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Access all your Google Chrome apps from your desktop

    7
    148 votes
    • PROS:Has all Google Chrome apps and services, Integrated search engine, Convenient and easy to use
    • CONS:Uninstalling the launcher isn't straightforward
  • Allmyapps

    1.5.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Windows app manager

    7
    178 votes
    • PROS:Save all your apps to the cloud, Search for and locate new apps, Update new apps directly from your desktop
    • CONS:Occasionally crashes
  • The Red Notebook

    0.8.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free desktop diary

    5
    27 votes
    • PROS:Organize writing by day, Good search tool, Free
    • CONS:Can't import images or use HTML
  • BumpTop

    Free 2.1.6225

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Amazing 3D Windows desktop

    7
    2252 votes
    • PROS:Very intuitive, Impressive design, Customizable appearance, Icons behave like real-life objects
    • CONS:High system requirements, Beautiful, but not that useful after all
  • PNotes

    9.0.107

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent sticky note software for your desktop

    8
    28 votes
    • PROS:Excellent scheduling options, Well presented and easy to use, Group and search notes easily, Auto-update, Password protection,
    • CONS:Skins must be downloaded separately
  • Copernic Desktop Search Home

    5.0.0.

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Stop searching, find your files and emails fast.

    5
    37 votes
    • Videobox

      3.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Search YouTube and Google Video from your desktop

      8
      50 votes
      • PROS:Searches YouTube and Google Video simultaneously, Easy to access via desktop widget
      • CONS:Doesn't display video comments, Results similar for both YouTube and Google Video, Only searches two video websites
    • Toro

      Beta 0.4.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easy access to Twitter from your desktop

      5
      4 votes
      • PROS:Very easy to use, Support for replies and search, Desktop notifications for new messages
      • CONS:Few options compared to other similar tools
    • WebFerret Free

      6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Query multiple search engines from your desktop simultaneously

      7
      13 votes
      • Lookeen Desktop Search

        10.0.1.5814

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Find emails, contacts, appointments, attachments and files in record time and with maximum reliability.

        10
        3 votes
        • ESP

          2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A really fast, handy desktop search engine

          5
          7 votes
          • Locate32

            3.1.11.7100

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Quick and lightweight desktop search app

            9
            8 votes
            • PROS:Super quick, Tons of options, Portable
            • CONS:Over complex
          • Times Reader

            2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Try the New York Times' new desktop application

            7
            19 votes
            • PROS:Very readable, Automatic news updates, Content downloads quickly
            • CONS:Only for New York Times fans!
          • Yoono Desktop

            1.8.18

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Manage your social networking with minimum effort

            6
            7 votes
            • PROS:Supports a good variety of social networks and messaging services, Allows central management of various accounts, Real-time search of networks
            • CONS:Chat feature is slow, Some social networks have more options than others, Yoono browser is unmanageable
          • Universal JukeBox

            3.7.0.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Bar-like JukeBox for your desktop

            6
            5 votes
            • PROS:Works like a JukeBox, Great search tool, Customizable display
            • CONS:No Equalizer, Can't import CDs
          • Hulbee Desktop

            2.1.16.138

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A powerful way to search files

            4
            3 votes
            • PROS:Automatic indexing, Filtering by file type, size and date, Preview videos, pictures and documents
            • CONS:No keyboard shortcuts
          • Videobox

            3.9.5

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Search YouTube and Google Video from your desktop

            9
            1 vote
            • PROS:Searches YouTube and Google Video simultaneously, Easy to access via desktop widget
            • CONS:Doesn't display video comments, Results similar for both YouTube and Google Video, Only searches two video websites
          • Fotolia Desktop

            1.0.6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Easily find high quality stock photos for your projects

            5
            2 votes
            • PROS:Easy to use, You can search by tags or keywords, Large image preview, Nice interface design
            • CONS:To sell your photos you still need to visit the website, No free photos available
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          13.5507.9Windows
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          31.5.0.21787.2Windows
          4Free 2.1.622522527.2Windows, Mac
          51487Windows