Tembo 2.0 - Easy and effective file search helper

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[prMac.com] Luxembourg - Houdah Software today is proud to announce the immediate availability of Tembo 2.0 for OS X Yosemite. Tembo is a super-efficient, organized file search tool. The job of Tembo is to make searching (and finding) of files, mail messages, bookmarks, photos, etc. as easy as possible. Tembo puts the spotlight on your files.

Tembo is a desktop search tool based upon the powerful Spotlight engine. Tembo's strength is its easy to use interface. It's signature feature are the context-sensitive filters to narrow down search results. In first pass, Tembo groups search results by file type categories. For each group the top 10 matches are displayed. Preferences allow for groups to be enabled, disabled and reordered.

The real power and convenience of Tembo is revealed on drill-down into a group. Here Tembo lists up to 10'00 search results. Next the results are context-relevant filters. These make it easy to break down longs search results lists. E.g. a sidebar in the Documents group lists file types of found files. A single click reduces Documents search results to only Word files.

Each result category has its own dedicated filters:
* Bookmarks & History: Type, URL Domain
* Documents: File Type
* Fonts: File Type
* Images: Resolution, File Type
* Messages: Subject, From, To
* Movies: File Type, Codec
* Music: Artist, File Type
* PDF Documents: Author
* Source Code: File Type

Enhancements brought by Tembo 2.0 include:
* Actions: rename, tag, or trash files from search results
* Sharing: send files by Mail, Messages, Facebook, etc.
* File Info window: easy-to-read overview of important file properties
* View options: font size, date format, grid of icons or previews
* Menu bar button and global keyboard shortcuts
* Up to 10'000 results in each group (up from 2'500)
* Collapsible groups: hide seldomly visited groups
* Improved performance
* Option to hand a search over to HoudahSpot

System Requirements:
* OS X Version 10.10 or higher
* Spotlight indexing enabled
* 10 MB of disk space

Pricing and Availability:
Tembo 2.0 is available for download from the Houdah Software web site. The demo version is fully functional. It hwoever shows a message and adds a delay when opening files from search results.

A single-user license is priced at USD $15 + tax for a single-user license. A family license is available for $22. Upgrades from previous versions are priced $6.95 and $9.95 respectively. Upgrades are available through the store built into the demo version of Tembo 2.0.

Tembo 2.0 is also available through the Mac App Store at USD $14.99 + tax (or local equivalent). The version of Tembo available on the App Store is confined to the to the OS X application sandbox. The sandbox requires Tembo to ask for explicit permission before it can access files or folders. It also restricts interactions between applications. Thus some features are available only in the direct download version of Tembo.

To celebrate the launch of Tembo 2.0, full licenses are sold at a 53% discount through July 31, 2015.

Founded in 2005 by Pierre Bernard, Houdah Software is a small company based in Luxembourg, Europe. Houdah Software specializes in quality software for Mac, iPhone and Apple iPad. Our mission is to pair quality products with excellent customer support. Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Houdah Software s. r.l. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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