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Date of last update: 10/1/2010         Updated:                                                        N/A = Info not available on vendors  website                                             

  Vendor Version Download Link Price

Operating Systems

System Requirements Searchable File Types Business or Consumer
  80/20  Verity Now IDOL from Autonomy

Enterprise Version

See Enterprise Desktop Search Matrix for Details

N/A Demo N/A Microsoft Windows NT version 4.0 with Service Pack 6a (SP6a); Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional; Microsoft Windows XP Professional

 Internet Explorer 4.01 SP2 or later is required to use browser-accessible features such as in-place document viewing, HTML frames, Outlook Web Access and Microsoft Exchange Public Folder access without Outlook Web Access

Processor: Intel Pentium III or compatible processor; 450 megahertz (MHz) or higher

64 megabytes (MB) of RAM required on Windows 2000 systems; 256 MB required on Windows XP systems

Email Outlook, Lotus Notes, Attachments Business


2.0 Demo Available to AOL subscribers Free Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP Microsoftฎ Windows XP or Microsoft Windows 2000
• Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.0 or later
• 100MB disk space
• 256MB RAM

Office 2000+ for Office doc formats
Outlook for email
Images – jpg, gif and png
Music Files – mp3, wma and wav
Video Files – mpeg and wmv
  Autonomy beta 1.7.0 Demo Free N/A N/A N/A Business
  Ask Jeeves



beta Demo Free Windows2000
Windows XP
P3 400MHz and 128 MB RAM minimum
1 GHz and 256 MB RAM recommended
Office 2000+ for Office doc formats
Outlook for email
Images – jpg, gif and png
Music Files – mp3, wma and wav
Video Files – mpeg and wmv
Plus: bookmarks, web page history and more
Business and Consumer





Size of Application
6 MB



Free Windows 98,2000,ME,XP, 2003, MAC OS

Hard Disk 100MB

Memory (64 MB) and processor (200 Mhz CPU


Internet Explorer 4, Internet Explorer 5, Internet Explorer 6
Outlook Express, Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003, Outlook XP,
Firefox, Eudora, Mozilla Firebird, Mozilla, AOL Instant Messenger, html, pdf, txt, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, mp3, jpg, AAC (iTunes),WMV, MPEG, Real,
AVI, QuickTime MOV,TIFF,GIF,JPEG, Zip files,BMP, Lotus Notes, Windows Media, Attachments for Outlook, Outlook Express, and Eudora, Lotus Notes


Business and Consumer



Enterprise Version

Coveo Desktop Search See Enterprise Desktop Search Matrix for Details








Free Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP N/A Microsoft Word documents (versions: 6.0, 95 (7.0), 97, 98 (Mac), 2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (versions: 5.0, 95 (7.0), 97, 2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft PowerPoint presentations (versions: 97, 2000, XP, 2003)
Adobe PDF documents (versions: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4)
WordPerfect documents (versions: 5.0, 5.1 (not Far East versions), 5.2 (not Far East versions), 5.x (Windows), 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Microsoft Rich Text documents

HTML/XHTML documents
XML documents

ASCII documents
ANSI documents
UCS2 Unicode documents (with some limitations)
UTF8 documents (with some limitations)
Business and Consumer
  dtSearch 7.1



$199 Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT 4 or later, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 2003 Server 256 K RAM
30 MB HD
Word processor, database, spreadsheet, presentation, ZIP, XML, PDF, HTML, Unicode files, email archives (including attachments), and more. Includes over two dozen indexed, unindexed, fielded and full-text search options. Highlights hits in all retrieved files; for HTML, XML and PDF, also displaying embedded links and images Business









Windows 98, NT 4.0 (SP 3 or greater), 2000, XP, ME Pentium 300Mhz or higher computer
256 MB RAM recommended
Internet connectivity recommended
Approximately 30 MB required for programs
Enfish index requires approximately 8% of the total disk space of items indexed
Word Processors
Microsoft Word 97, 2000, XP, 2003
Microsoft Word 6.0, 7.0
Microsoft Word 4.x, 5.x
Microsoft WordPad
Windows Write
Ami Pro, Ami
Professional Write Plus
Rich Text Format(RTF)
Text - DOS, ANSI, Macintosh, Unicode character sets
Uuencode; Text Mail (MIME)
WordPerfect 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
Adobe PDFs - Acrobat up to 6.x

Microsoft Excel (and Chart) 97, 2000, XP, 2003
Novell PerfectWorks 2.0 spreadsheet

Email Applications
Microsoft Outlook
Outlook Express
Lotus Notes
AOL Mail

Web Browsers for Indexing Internet Favorites
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x, 6.x

Presentation Programs
Microsoft PowerPoint 97, 2000, XP, 2003

ACT! (no support yet for ACT! 2005
.dbf file types

Graphical File Formats
Bitmap Files: Windows bitmap
Novell PerfectWorks 2.0 draw
Business and Consumer
  ESP beta Demo Free Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
N/A N/A Consumer
  Exalead   Demo  59.50  Windows 2000/XP

Microsoft Windows, UNIXฎ and Linux.

N/A Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Business and Consumer
  Filehand 2.1 Demo Free Windows XP Home and Pro, and Windows 2000. (Sorry, it will not run on Windows 95/98/ME/NT.) You should have at least

256MB of memory. For disk space, Filehand Search uses about 20% of the size of the files that you will want to search.

You also need .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft Word (.doc)
Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt)
Microsoft Excel (.xls)
Corel WordPerfect (.wpd)*
Plain text files
Adobe PDF (.pdf)
HTML (.htm, .html)
Music (.mp3)
Outlook 2000-2003 items
* WordPerfect support requires filter software from Corel

Business and Consumer

Pocket Search

2.1 Demo $24.95 USD Windows, Linux, Mac and UNIX concurrently N/A

Indexes portable devices and desktop

Indexes multiple devices:

Portable Device:

Flash, camera, MP3 Player, and more.


U3 and non-U3 USB flash drive standards concurrently.


Text 7 & 8 bit
HTML Versions through 3.0
Microsoft Rich Text Format All versions
Unicode Text

Word Processors

Microsoft Windows Write
Microsoft Word
Microsoft WordPad
StarOffice Write
OpenOffice Write
KOffice for linux

Spreadsheet Formats

Microsoft Excel Macintosh
Microsoft Excel Windows
StarOffice Calc
OpenOffice Spreadsheets
KOffice Spreadsheets

Presentation Formats

Microsoft PowerPoint for Macintosh
Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows
StarOffice Impress
OpenOffice Presentations
KOffice Presentations

Email Formats

Microsoft Outlook Express (EML)
Microsoft Outlook (MSG)
MIME Text Mail

Email Clients or Databases

Microsoft Outlook Express (DBX)
Microsoft Outlook (PST) All version
Mozilla Thunderbird

Multimedia Formats

MP3 Music Files (ID3v1, ID3v2)

Graphic Formats

Bitmap (BMP, ICO, CUR)
Graphics Interchange Format (GIF)
Portable Network Graphics (PNG)
Progressive JPEG

Compressed Formats

UUEncode No specific version
UNIX Compress


Business and Consumer
  Google Desktop



Enterprise Version

Google Enterprise Desktop See Enterprise Desktop Search for Details





Free Vista, Windows XP and Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and above. MAC 128MB of RAM and a 400MHz Pentium processor

500MB of space available on your hard disk.

must have administrator privileges


Power point
Web Pages
AOL IM                                                     PDF files
Multimedia files, including audio (MP3, WMA, WAVand more), images (JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP and more), and videos (AVI, MPG, WMV, and more), by meta-tag. Third Party Plug ins add more file types

Lotus Notes

Google Desktop Search 4 includes:

Side Bar, Outlook Toolbar, RSS Reader, News Clips, Photos, Gmail Search, Search Multiple Computers, Share Sidebar info, Gadgets

Business and Consumer


Enterprise Version


See Enterprise Desktop Search for Details



$1000 for networked version and $100 per seat Windows 95/98/ME and Windows NT/2000/XP and Linix



140 MB HDD, 256MD Ram 200+File types
MS Office products, e-mail, attachments, PDF, HTML, ZIP files, databases and native format spreadsheets
Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
ASCII Source Code
ASCII Transcript
Comma Separated Values (CSV)
CompuServe E-mail
DBase (III, IV)
DisplayWrite (4, 5)
Excel (2.0 - 2000, XP, 2003)
Flash (4-6)
FoxPro (2, 2.5)
Framework 3
Haansoft Hangul
HTML Raw Codes
HTML Text Only
Lotus 123 (3, 4, 5 96, 97)
Lotus Ami Pro
Lotus cc:Mail
Lotus Manuscript
Lotus Notes
Lotus WordPro (2.0, 3.0, 97)
Microsoft Access (2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft Binders
Microsoft EML
Microsoft Excel (2.0 - 5.0, 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft HTML Help (CHM)
Microsoft MHT
Microsoft MSG
Microsoft Outlook (97, 98, 2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft Outlook Express (4, 5, 6)
Microsoft PowerPoint (4.0, 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft Public Folders
Microsoft RTF (Rich Text Format)
Microsoft Word DOS (2.0 - 5.5)
Microsoft Word (2.0-6.0, 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003)
Microsoft Wordpad
Microsoft Works (1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0)
MS Internet Mail
MS SQL Server
Multimate (3.0, 4.0, 5.0, Advantage)
Netscape Mail
Open Access II
Oracle 8
Paradox (3.x, 4.x, 2000)
Professional Write
Public MAPI
Q & A Write
SGML Text Only
Ventura publisher mark-up
Wang IWP
Windows Write (1.0, 2.0, 3.0)
Word Perfect 4.2, 5.0, 6, 7, 8, 10, 2000)
Wordstar (3, 4, 5, 6, 2000)
ZIP files

Omea Pro

1.0 Demo $49 .NET Framework version 1.1
Windows 2000/XP/2003
Pentium 4 or AMD processor
256 MB memory
1024x768 pixels screen resolution
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Outlook                                    plain text, ICQ: 2000a - 2003b
Miranda: all versions RSS (from 0.91 to 2.0) ATOM 0.3



Business and Consumer  
  Lycos Hotbot beta Demo   Windows 98, ME, 2000 or XP N/A Search files, email, internet, browser history, and RSS news feeds Consumer
  MSN Toolbar Suite

MSN Deskbar
• MSN Toolbar for Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer
• MSN Toolbar for Outlook

Compare Microsoft Live Search Products


1.0 Demo Free Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 or later, Windows XP Pentium 233MHz processor or better (500MHz recommended).

Minimum 128MB of RAM (256MB recommended)

MSN Desktop Search requires Microsoft Outlook 2000+ or Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0+ to index and search your email
Outlook Email
Outlook Contacts
Outlook Calendar
Outlook Tasks
Outlook Notes
Outlook Email
Plain Text Files
HTML Pages
Outlook Express Email
Hotmail via OE or Outlook

Third Party Adins:

Business and Consumer

G10 Software AG

3.2 Demo Free or $80.00 Windows XP,  2000 and Windows 2003 Server 400 MHz processor
128 MB RAM Requires Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft Office, Outlook and Outlook ex-press, Acrobat Reader, TXT, RTF, HTML, MP3, GIF and bmp. Business and Consumer
  The Sleuthound 4.6.3 Demo

3.2 MB

$74.95 Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2002 N/A MS Outlook email messages
New! Outlook Express email messages
New! Multimedia MP3 WMA files *.mp3 *.wma
MS DOS text document *.txt
MS Windows text document *.txt
MS Word 6.0 document *.doc + earlier version MS Word document *.doc
MS Word 95 document *.doc
MS Word 97 document *.doc
MS Word 2000 document *.doc
MS Word 2004 document *.doc
MS Word 2000 templates *.dot
RTF documents *.rtf
HTML documents *.htm, *.html, *.shtml
Documents in ZIP archives *.zip
Adobe Acrobat (PDF) *.pdf
MS PowerPoint presentations and slides *.ppt, *.pps
WordPerfect (ver 7-9) *.wpd
ASP documents *.asp
HTML documents *.shtml
PHP documents *.php, *.phtml
MS Excel documents *.xls
Any document type if document coding compatible with ASCII, ANSI, Unicode. For Example *.c, *.cpp, *.bas, etc.
Business and Consumer
  Wizetech Software

Archivarius 3000

3.28 Demo


$45.00 Windows 95, 98 or NT4 (or better). Pentium Processor, 32mb ram - 32+ mb ram recommended 1C:Enterprise, Moxcel Spreadsheets (.mxl)
1C:Enterprise, External Reports (.ert)
Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf)
Adobe PageMaker 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 6.5 (.pm4, .pm5, pm6, .p65, .pmd)
ChiWriter (.chi)
Comma Separated Values (.csv)
Compressed HTML (.chm)
Corel Word Perfect (.wpd)
Hyper Text Markup Language (.html, .htm)
Help files (.hlp)
IBM Final Form Text (.fft)
IBM Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheets (.wk1, .wk2, .wk3, .wk4, .wks)
IBM Lotus Ami Pro (.sam)
IBM Revisable Form Text (.rft)
Internet Location (.url)
Microsoft Excel 2/3/4/5/95/97/2000/XP/2003 (.xls, .xlw)
Microsoft Power Point (.ppt)
Microsoft Word (.doc)
Microsoft Word for Macintosh (.mcw)
Microsoft Word templates (.dot)
Microsoft Works documents (.wps)
Microsoft Works databases (.wdb)
Microsoft Works spreadsheets (.wks, .xlr)
Microsoft Write (.wri)
Plain Text (.txt, .asc, .lex)
PROMPT translator (.std)
Rich Text Format (.rtf)
TRichView documents (.rvf)
WinOrganizer databases (.gso)
Word and Deed (.w&d)
XML Extensible Markup Language (.xml)

Mirabilis ICQ chat (.cht)
Miranda IM
Odigo IM

ACE (.ace)
PKARC by PKWARE (.arc)
ARJ by ARJ Software (.arj)
BH (.bh)
Cabinet by Microsoft (.cab)
GZIP (.gz)
JAR by ARJ Software (.jar)
LHA by H.Yoshizaki (.lha)
LZH by H.Yoshizaki (.lzh)
RAR by E.Roshal (.rar)
TAR Tape ARchive (.tar)
ZIP PKZIP by PKWare (.zip)
ZOO (.zoo)

Business and Consumer


Enterprise Platform

See Enterprise Desktop Search for Details

v6 Demo FreeTrial



Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP Vista • 256 MB RAM required
• 512 MB RAM recommended
• 50 MB free hard disk space

1 gig free space recommended.

ASCII Text 7 & 8 bit
• ANSI Text 7 & 8 bit
• HTML Versions through 3.0
• IBM Revisable Form Text All versions
• IBM FFT All versions
• Microsoft Rich Text Format All versions
• Text Mail (MIME) No specific version
• Unicode Text All versions
• WML Compatible with WML specification 5.2

DEC WPS Plus (DX) Versions through 4.0
• DEC WPS Plus (WPL) Versions through 4.1
• DisplayWrite 2 & 3 (TXT) All versions
• DisplayWrite 4 & 5 Versions through Release 2.0
• Enable Versions 3.0, 4.0 and 4.5
• First Choice Versions through 3.0
• Framework Version 3.0
• IBM Writing Assistant Version 1.01
• Lotus Manuscript Version 2.0
• MASS11 Versions through 8.0
• Microsoft Word Versions through 6.0
• Microsoft Works Versions through 2.0
• MultiMate Versions through 4.0
• Navy DIF All versions
• Nota Bene Version 3.0
• Novell WordPerfect Versions through 6.1
• Office Writer Versions 4.0 - 6.0
• PC-File Letter Versions through 5.0
• PC-File+ Letter Versions through 3.0
• PFS:Write Versions A, B and C
• Professional Write Versions through 2.1
• Q&A Version 2.0
• Samna Word Versions through Samna Word IV+
• SmartWare II Version 1.02
• Sprint Versions through 1.0
• Total Word Version 1.2
• Volkswriter 3 & 4 Versions through 1.0
• Wang PC (IWP) Versions through 2.6
• WordMARC Versions through Composer Plus
• WordStar Versions through 7.0
• WordStar 2000 Versions through 3.0
• XyWrite Versions through III Plus

Adobe FrameMaker (MIF) Version 6.0, text only
• Corel/Novell WordPerfect for Windows Versions through 11
• Hangul Version 97
• JustSystems Ichitaro Versions 5.0, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, and 10.0
• JustWrite Versions through 3.0
• Legacy Versions through 1.1
• Lotus AMI/AMI Professional Versions through 3.1
• Lotus Word Pro Versions 96 -- Millennium Edition 9.6 (text only)
• Microsoft Works for Windows Versions through 4.0
• Microsoft Windows Write Versions through 3.0
• Microsoft Word for Windows Versions through 2003
• Microsoft WordPad All versions
• Novell Perfect Works Version 2.0
• Professional Write Plus Version 1.0
• Q&A Write for Windows Version 3.0
• StarOffice Write for Windows and UNIX Version 5.2 (text only)
• WordStar for Windows Version 1.0

MacWrite II Version 1.1
• Microsoft Word for Mac Versions 3.0 -- 4.0, 98, 2001
• Microsoft Works for Mac Versions through 2.0
• Novell WordPerfect Versions 1.02 through 3.0

Enable Versions 3.0, 4.0 and 4.5
• First Choice Versions through 3.0
• Framework Version 3.0
• Lotus 1-2-3 (DOS & Windows) Versions through 5.0
• Lotus 1-2-3 (OS/2) Versions through 2.0
• Lotus 1-2-3 Charts (DOS & Windows) Versions through 5.0
• Lotus 1-2-3 for SmartSuite Versions 97 - Millennium Edition 9.6
• Lotus Symphony Versions 1.0,1.1 and 2.0
• Microsoft Excel Charts Versions 2.x - 7.0
• Microsoft Excel Macintosh Versions 3.0 - 98
• Microsoft Excel Windows Versions 2.2 through 2002
• Microsoft Multiplan Version 4.0
• Microsoft Works (DOS) Versions through 2.0
• Microsoft Works (Mac) Versions through 2.0
• Microsoft Works for Windows Versions through 4.0
• Mosaic Twin Version 2.5
• Novell Perfect Works Version 2.0
• PFS:Professional Plan Version 1.0
• Quattro Pro for DOS Versions through 5.0
• Quattro Pro for Windows Versions through 10
• SmartWare II Version 1.02
• StarOffice Calc for Windows and UNIX Version 5.2 (text only)
• SuperCalc 5 Version 4.0
• VP Planner 3D Version 1.0
dBASE Versions through 5.0
• DataEase Version 4.x
• dBXL Version 1.3
• Enable Versions 3.0, 4.0 and 4.5
• First Choice Versions through 3.0
• FoxBase Version 2.1
• Framework Version 3.0
• Microsoft Works (DOS) Versions through 2.0
• Microsoft Works (Mac) Versions through 2.0
• Microsoft Works for Windows Versions through 4.0
• Paradox (DOS) Versions through 4.0
• Paradox (Windows) Versions through 1.0
• Personal R:BASE Version 1.0
• R:BASE 5000 Versions through 3.1
• R:BASE System V Version 1.0
• Reflex Version 2.0
• Q & A Versions through 2.0
• SmartWare II Version 1.02

Corel/Novell Presentations Versions through 11
• Harvard Graphics for DOS Versions 2.x & 3.x
• Harvard Graphics for Windows Windows versions
• Freelance for Windows Versions through Millennium Edition 9.6
• Freelance for OS/2 Versions through 2.0
• Microsoft PowerPoint for Macintosh Versions 4.0 through 2001
• Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows Versions 3.0 through 2003
• StarOffice Impress for Windows and UNIX Version 5.2 (text only)

Adobe FrameMaker Graphics (FMV) Version 5.0
• Adobe Illustrator Versions through 9.0
• Adobe Photoshop (PSD) Version 4.0
• Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Versions through 6.0
• AmiDraw (SDW) Ami Draw
• AutoCAD (DXF and DWG) V.2.5 - 2.6, 9.0 - 14.0, 2000i - 2002
• Binary Group 3 Fax All versions
• Bitmap (BMP, RLE, ICO, CUR, OS/2, DIB & WARP) Windows
• CALS Raster (GP4) Type I and Type II
• Corel Draw (CDR) Versions 6.0 - 8.0
• Corel Draw (CDR with TIFF header) Versions 2.0 - 9.0
• Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) ANSI, CALS NIST version 3.0
• Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) TIFF header only
• GEM Paint (IMG) No specific version
• Graphics Environment Mgr. (GEM) Bitmap & vector
• Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) No specific version
• Hewlett Packard Graphics Language (HPGL) Version 2
• IBM Graphics Data Format (GDF) Version 1.0
• IBM Picture Interchange Format (PIF) Version 1.0
• Initial Graphics Exchange Spec (IGES) Version 5.1
• JFIF (JPEG not in TIFF format) All versions
• JPEG (including EXIF) No specific version
• Kodak Flash Pix (FPX) No specific version
• Kodak Photo CD (PCD) Version 1.0
• Lotus PIC No specific version
• Lotus Snapshot All versions
• Macintosh PICT1 & PICT2 Bitmap only
• MacPaint (PNTG) No specific version
• Micrografx Draw (DRW) Versions through 4.0
• Micrografx Designer (DRW) Versions through 3.1
• Micrografx Designer (DSF) Windows 95, version 6.0
• Novell PerfectWorks (Draw) Version 2.0
• OS/2 Bitmap All versions
• OS/2 PM Metafile (MET) Version 3.0
• Paint Shop Pro (PSP) Versions 5.0 and 5.01
• Paint Shop Pro 6 (PSP) Win32 only
• PC Paintbrush (PCX and DCX) No specific version
• Portable Bitmap (PBM) All versions
• Portable Graymap (PGM) No specific version
• Portable Network Graphics (PNG) Version 1.0
• Portable Pixmap (PPM) No specific version
• Progressive JPEG No specific version
• Sun Raster (SRS) No specific version
• TIFF Versions through 6
• TIFF CCITT Group 3 & 4 Versions through 6
• Truevision TGA (TARGA) Version 2
• Visio (preview) Version 4
• Visio Versions 5, 2000 and 2002
• WBMP No specific version
• Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMF) No specific version
• Windows Metafile (WMF) No specific version
• WordPerfect Graphics (WPG & WPG2) Versions through 2.0
• X-Windows Bitmap (XBM) x10 compatible
• X-Windows Dump (XDM) x10 compatible
• X-Windows Pixmap (XPM) x10 compatible

GZIP No specific version
• LZA Self Extracting Compress No specific version
• LZH Compress No specific version
• Microsoft Binder Versions 7.0-97
• MIME Text Mail No specific version
• UUEncode No specific version
• UNIX Compress No specific version
• UNIX TAR No specific version
• ZIP PKWARE versions through 2.04g

Executable (EXE, DLL) No specific version
• Executable for Windows NT No specific version
• Microsoft Outlook Message (MSG) Text only
• Microsoft Project Version 98, 2000, and 2002 (text only)
• vCard Version 2.1

Lotus Notes

Network Drives

Adaptors for Microsoft Exchange and others

Business and Consumer  
  Yahoo Desktop

beta Demo Free Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP • 128 MB RAM required
• 256 MB RAM recommended
• 50 MB free hard disk space*
Over 200 file types including:

Email Desktop and Yahoo
Internet Explorer

Business and Consumer
  Vendor Email Audio Video Pictures Browsers Supported Deskbar Content Management Integration Enterprise Search Integration Security Languages Supported Search Network Drives
  80/20 Verity Outlook, Lotus Notes N/A N/A N/A Microsoft Internet Explorer N/A Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes
  AOL Outlook Express 5.x/6.x and Outlook 2000/XP/200 Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla and Netscape 6x./7.x browsers N/A N/A N/A Yes English No
  Autonomy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes SS1Encryption English Yes
  Ask Jeeves Outlook Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer N/A No No Privacy English No
  Blinkx Outlook, Outlook Express Eudora, Lotus Notes Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla, Firebird and Firefox
Toolbar on Desktop
No No Yes, User Authentication Secure Communications and indexing encryption English
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch

Coveo Desktop Search

Outlook Express 5.x/6.x and Outlook 2000/XP/2003  Mozilla Thunderbird and Eudora  Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla and Netscape 6x./7.x/8 browsers Yes N/A Yes Yes English  French,


  DT Search Outlook Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape, Opera No N/A N/A Yes English, French, German, over 25 languages, any unicode supported alphabet Yes



Outlook,  Outlook Express, Lotus Notes, America Online, ACT! or Windows Address Book No No Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x, 6.x Yes No Yes Yes N/A No
  ESP N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A English N/A
  Exalead Outlook Express 5.x/6.x, Outlook 2000/XP/2003             Yes Yes English  French


  Filehand Outlook Outlook Express Yes No No Microsoft Internet Explorer N/A Yes N/A Yes English N/A

Pocket Search


Outlook Express


Yes Yes Yes Microsoft IE



N/A No N/A N/A Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Korean, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Norwegian, Russian and Ukrainian N/A
  Google Desktop Outlook Outlook Express Netscape Mail, Mozilla Mail and Thunderbird Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer Netscape 7+, Mozilla and Firefox Yes Enterprise via Search Appliance Yes, Requires Toolbar or Deskbar Single user only. Enterprise version more secure English Chinese  Korean No
  ISYS:desktop Compuserve, Eudora, Lotus cc:mail, Microsoft Internet Mail,

Microsoft Outlook (97, 98, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007)
Outlook Express (4, 5, 6)

Microsoft Personal Folders, PST

Netscape Mail, Sendmail mbox

Thunderbird 1 and 1.5


Yes Yes Yes Microsoft Internet Explorer



Yes Yes Yes Yes 60 +including:

Afrikaans Albanian Arabic Armenian Bahasa Bengali Bulgarian Cyrillic Russian Danish Dutch English Estonian Faeroese Farsi Finnish French German Greek Hebrew Indonesian Italian Japanese
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese


Omea Pro


Outlook No No Yes Internet Explorer: all versions
Mozilla: all versions, including Firebird and Firefox
No No No Yes English No
  Lycos Hotbot Outlook

Outlook Express

N/A N/A N/A Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Yes No No Yes English No
  MSN Toolbar Suite

MSN Deskbar

MSN Toolbar for Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer

MSN Toolbar for Outlook



Outlook Express


Yes Yes Yes Microsoft  Internet Explorer 5.01 or later versions Yes No Yes Yes English No

G10 Software AG


Outlook Express

Yes Yes Yes Internet Explorer: all versions, Mozilla: all versions, including Firebird and Firefox Yes No Yes Yes English and German No
  The Sleuthhound Outlook

Outlook Express

Yes Yes Yes N/A No No No Yes English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Catalan, Hungarian, Norwegian, Danish, Bulgarian, Dutch, Polish, Romanian, Ukrainian No
  Wizetech Software

Archivarius 3000


IBM Lotus  Notes/Domino mailboxes

Microsoft Exchange 
Outlook Express

The Bat!

Unix  (.mbx, .mbx)

Yes Yes Yes N/A No No No Yes English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek, Swedish, Albanian, Czech, Croatian, Hungarian, Romanian, Polish, Turkish. It’s possible to do context document search in English, German, Spanish, French, Czech, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian and Belarusian. No

Microsoft Outlook XP, 2003, 2007
Microsoft Outlook Express 6.x
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5, 2.x
Lotus Notes & Domino 6.5.x, 7.0.x

Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes English Yes
  Yahoo Desktop Microsoft Outlookฎ

Outlook Express

Yahoo Email

Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes No No Yes English No

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