HoudahSpot 3.9 – Powerful file search utility; Spotlight enhancement

[prMac.com] Luxembourg – Houdah Software is proud to announce the immediate availability of HoudahSpot 3.9. HoudahSpot is a powerful and highly customizable file search. It helps users create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file they want to get to. HoudahSpot unleashes the full power of the Spotlight engine built into Mac OS X.

HoudahSpot fully supports Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard through 10.9 Mavericks. HoudahSpot 3.9 adds the ability to tag files from the search results list. It also adds options to copy file names and properties as tab delimted values. This makes it easy to process result lists using spreadsheet applications, custom scripts or third party applications. This release also bring refinements to both search set up and results display.

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 files you need
* 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
* Find files you didn’t know you had

Enhancements brought about by HoudahSpot 3.9 include:
* New feature: HoudahSpot can tag found files using both Mavericks / Finder and Open Meta tags
* New feature: Search results can now be copied as tab delimited list for use in spreadsheets
* New feature: The Inspector adds an option to filter results to find similar files
* New feature: The display of date columns can now be customized fro the View menu
* Enhancement: Improved auto-completion when searching by type, keywords or tags
* Enhancement: Font size in Text Preview can now be adjusted
* Enhancement: New toolbar buttons for Quick Look and Text Preview
* Enhancement: Documentation available from the Help menu has been updated

Signature Features:
* Use any number of criteria. Use all file attributes known to Spotlight
* Combine using boolean operators: Any, All, None
* Highly customizable
* File preview – Quick Look and text preview
* Find by example: drop a file into HoudahSpot to find similar files

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.6 through 10.9 Mavericks
* Functional with appearance issues on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta
* Spotlight enabled
* 10 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
HoudahSpot 3.9 is priced at $24.00 USD 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 2005-2014 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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