HoudahSpot 3.7 – Powerful File Search Tool for Mac OS X

[prMac.com] Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Houdah Software has announced HoudahSpot 3.7. HoudahSpot is a widely acclaimed file search utility for Mac OS X. Thanks to powerful search options, your files are always at your fingertips. Thus HoudahSpot eliminates the need for time-consuming filing and managing of documents.

HoudahSpot fully supports Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion. HoudahSpot 3.7 adds the ability to rename files from the search results list. This release also improves the speed of file operations: copy, move, alias. Other refinements include autocompletion of kind and tag criteria, faster context menu operation, and more:

* Keep frequently used files within reach
* Retrieve the files you didn’t know you still had
* Don’t waste time filing. Save time finding

HoudahSpot unleashes the power of Spotlight. It makes good on the promise of quickly finding the files you search for.

* Create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file you want to get to
* Narrow down searches. Step by step. Zero in on files
* Save active queries as documents for direct access to your favorite files
* Set up templates for frequently performed searches
* Tag files for easy retrieval
* Do some housekeeping: Have HoudahSpot find music files not yet in your Music folder. Drag them where they belong

Enhancements brought about by HoudahSpot 3.7 include:
* New feature: Rename files right from the list of search results
* New feature: HoudahSpot now autocompletes criteria when searching for file kind or tags
* Enhancement: Faster file operations. Copy. Move. Alias
* Enhancement: Context menu opens quickly even when many files are selected

Signature Features:
* Combine any number of criteria. Use all metadata known to Spotlight
* Use boolean logic: Any, All, None
* Save searches for quick access to frequently used files
* Create templates for repeat searches
* Set up a preferred template to configure the default window
* File preview. QuickLook and text preview
* Find by example. Drag and drop criteria creation

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.6 through 10.8
* Spotlight enabled
* 8 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
HoudahSpot 3.7 is priced at USD $29.00 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) for a single-user license. A full-featured demo version is available. Licenses may be purchased from the Houdah Software store.Houdah Software
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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 2005-2013 Houdah Software s.r.l. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh, Mac, Spotlight, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

###Pierre Bernard
Chief Software Architect
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