July 23, 2008 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Luxembourg, Europe - Houdah Software is proud to announce a major update to HoudahSpot, their popular file search utility for Mac OS X. HoudahSpot 2.2 is a free update. and is a recommended update for all Leopard users.
HoudahSpot 2.2 introduces a completely rewritten BlitzSearch feature. BlitzSearch combines the simplicity of Spotlight with the power of HoudahSpot. When called upon, the BlitzSearch window slides out of the top of the screen. You may now enter a search string, opt to search by file name, text contents or Spotlight comments, as well as pick a template to apply.
BlitzSearch takes care of creating your HoudahSpot query. This opens a world of possibilities: additional criteria, countless columns to choose from, custom sort order, file name or path filters ...
HoudahSpot 2.2 also brings enhanced AppleScript support. Not only may your scripts call upon BlitzSearch, they also get access to search results as well as to the current selection.
HoudahSpot 2.2 integrates well LaunchBar, QuickSilver and PathFinder. The use of AppleScript, custom URL scheme and standaard protocols paves the way for integration with many a third party tool.
With HoudahSpot 2, users may create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file they want to get to. The results may be shown with any number of columns. The list may be sorted by any attribute imaginable. Users may set up templates for frequently performed searches and save queries for direct access to favorite files.
One of HoudahSpot's key features is its extensive customization. Once fully customized, a preferred template may be set as starting point for future queries.
With HoudahSpot's all-in-one interface, results are shown next to the search query. By taking advantage of Leopard's unique features, users can issue powerful search queries to the Spotlight engine to zero in on files quickly and easily. And with live editing, user may change search criteria on-the-fly without stopping the running query.
HoudahSpot 2.1 feature enhancements:
* Enhanced BlitzSearch feature with copy/paste support
* Reveal in PathFinder
* Enhanced AppleScript support
* Customizable font size
* Mac OS X Version 10.5.1 (Leopard) or higher
* Universal Binary for PowerPC & Intel
* Spotlight enabled
* 8 MB Hard Drive space
Purchasing HoudahSpot 2.2:
HoudahSpot 2.2 is priced at 15 EUR for a single-user license. It is a free upgrade for all registered 1.0 - 1.4 and 2.0 customers. DISCOUNT: Until the end of the week, both HoudahSpot and HoudahGeo are available at a discount at MacMixPromo.
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