Houdah Software Updates HoudahSpot 2: Leopard Edition

December 28, 2007 in Software (E)


Luxembourg, Europe - December 28, 2007 - Houdah Software is proud to announce the release of HoudahSpot 2.0.4, their popular file search utility for Mac OS X. HoudahSpot 2.0.4 fixes a couple of minor bugs. This is a recommended update for all Leopard users.

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 new 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: Leopard Edition feature enhancements:
* Fully supports Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
* New all-in-one interface: results are shown next to the search query
* Unlimited customizability of result columns: show and sort by any attribute
* Live editing of queries: users may change criteria without stopping the running query
* Exclude files by location: alongside a scope for the search users may define a list of places to ignore
* Preview files using Leopard's QuickLook
* Supports saved searches
* Limit output by attribute
* Customizable global shortcuts
* Drag and drop criteria creation
* Unlimited template customization

HoudahSpot 2.0.4 changes:
* Bug fix: File names are now sorted in a case insensitive way
* Bug fix: The buil-in Help book used to complain about a missing Internet connection

HoudahSpot 2.0.3 changes:
* Enhancement: Files may now be "sent to" Quicksilver or LaunchBar

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.5.1 (Leopard) or higher
* Universal Binary for PowerPC & Intel
* Spotlight enabled
* 7 MB Hard Drive space

Houdah Software will showcase its flagship products at Macworld Expo San Francisco. We are giving 100 free expo (Exhibit Hall - no Keynote) passes. Visit our web site to claim your ticket.

Purchasing HoudahSpot 2.0:
HoudahSpot 2.0 is priced at 14.95 EUR (less than $25 USD) for a single-user license. It is a free upgrade for all registered 1.4 customers. Existing 1.4 licenses will remain valid. HoudahSpot 1.5 was recently released as freeware for Tiger users. It is not compatible with Leopard.

Houdah Software s.a r.l is a small company based in Luxembourg Europe. The company was founded in late 2005 by Pierre Bernard. Apple, Macintosh, Mac, Spotlight, WebObjects and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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