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HoudahSpot is a powerful yet accessible desktop search software. Use HoudahSpot to locate hard-to-find files and keep frequently used files within reach. HoudahSpot builds upon Spotlight, which comes preinstalled with OS X. It makes Spotlight both more powerful and easier to use.

Start with a simple search. Refine it by adding and combining criteria. Quickly sort through search results. Add columns. Apply filters. Preview files and text matches.

If you've ever had a hard time finding a file before, this is the tool you've been looking for.

  • Find files by name, text, content kind, author, more...

What's New

Version 4.0.10:
  • Search results can now be saved as tab delimited text files
  • The quick search field now understands a wider variety of date formats
  • Addresses minor compatibility issues with the beta version of OS X El Capitan
  • Fixes a bug that could cause a crash on closing windows or tabs

Note: HoudahSpot 4.0 is a paid upgrade from previous more...


  • OS X 10.10 or later
  • Spotlight enabled

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Current Version (4.x)


Downloads 99,860
Version Downloads 1,173
License Demo
Date 26 Aug 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $29.00
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