Houdah Software today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of HoudahSpot 2.7, an update to their acclaimed Spotlight front-end for Mac OS X Leopard. This free update brings many refinements. It is a recommended update for all Leopard and Snow Leopard users. Starting with HoudahSpot 2.7, the "any text" criterion also matches text content of files. This version brings many more enhancements. It is a recommended update for all Leopard and Snow Leopard users.
HoudahSpot 2.7 now also offers the option to enable global shortcuts independently of the global menu (status bar item). Shortcuts allow for activating HoudahSpot and provide access to the popular BlitzSearch window. 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 Mac OS X’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.
- Mac OS X Version 10.5 Leopard or 10.6 Snow Leopard
- Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
- Spotlight enabled
- 8 MB Hard Drive space
Pricing and Availability:
HoudahSpot 2.7 is priced at $30 (USD) for a single-user license.