iSeek
iSeek
1.1.3

4.3

iSeek free download for Mac

iSeek1.1.3

20 December 2007

Unique search tool.

Overview

iSeek is a handy little program for Mac OS X that allows you to instantly search for anything you seek, no matter what program you are running. iSeek puts a familiar search field in your menu bar, needing just a click or keystroke to start your search!

iSeek's slick and seamless interface hides a significant amount of power and convenience. iSeek is no mere front-end to Google, it will ship with pre-configured search shortcuts for dozens of useful Internet resources. Look up a word definition in the dictionary, or a synonym in the thesaurus, or even famous quotes that reference the word. Search for information on Google, in popular news sites such as the BBC News, MacNN.com, or even search for software on MacUpdate.com.

Anything that is searchable on the Internet can be added to iSeek as a search shortcut that's available in a snap, and your recent searches are saved, too, for even quicker access. The real power of iSeek is that it is also highly configurable: you can add whatever search sites you find useful, and easily share them with your friends.

What's new in iSeek

Version 1.1.3:
  • Various bug fixes and enhancements

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23 Reviews of iSeek

2
misterjspencer
18 February 2012
Version: 1.1.3

Most helpful

So I went ahead and bought it but it doesn't work properly with Lion and they don't bother to update it.
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5
Samadams
17 January 2017
Version: 1.1.3
I don't know of any other internet search app that even comes close to iSeek, especially in terms of customizing searches. It's a huge time saver. Unfortunately it hasn't been updated in years. However, I'm still using it with Sierra and it still works, albeit not as stable as I'd like. Please Ambrosia don't abandon this great app!
(0)
2
misterjspencer
18 February 2012
Version: 1.1.3
So I went ahead and bought it but it doesn't work properly with Lion and they don't bother to update it.
(2)
5
anonymous-tapir-4715
13 February 2011
Version: 1.1.3
Please update this fine menubar utility, it's the best
(1)
Castle
02 February 2009
Version: 1.1.3
Installed a login item without asking. Deleted immediately.
(1)
4.75
Anonymous
25 February 2005
Version: 1.0.4
Excellent I have been using Searchling for al long time. Finally I did the jump to this "new version" and I am very happy with it: 1. No procesor waste 2. Very discreet, cute and clever User Interface 3. Easely customizable 4. And the last but the best: easy Keyboard shortcuts
(0)
Anonymous
24 February 2005
Version: 1.0.4
Before you buy this, try Quicksilver. You can do everything this app does and even more! And QS is free.
(0)
Anonymous
24 February 2005
Version: 1.0.4
Should re-release this as freeware ;) Not a bad product but with the donationware 'Butler' available as a free download you would have to be nuts to purchase ambrosia's fifteen buck one trick pony. http://www.petermaurer.de/nasi.php?thema=butler&sprache=english
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Anonymous
15 November 2004
Version: 1.0.3
haha you funny people, 'butler' is free and does SOO much more!!!
(0)
5
Submersiblespork
26 January 2004
Version: 1.0.1
Absolutely fantastic. I can't live without this app! Being able to search any site I want to and go to any site via keyboard shortcuts I specify is invaluable. The possibilities are endless. I've tried other applications that do nearly the same thing, but none of them fit as perfectly as this little gem. The clean interface, powerful features, and low price make it a must-have in my book!
(0)
3.75
Anonymous
12 December 2003
Version: 1.0.1
I've been trying out iSeek and have one quibble - it takes up too much space in the menubar. Yah yah, I know I can resize it and I could even hide the search field if I wanted to. The problem with the first option (resizing the field) is that it still takes up space in my menubar. The problem with the second option (hiding the search field) is that a simple click of the magnifying glass doesn't return me to the last used search source. What I would really like is to hide the search field and upon clicking the magnifying glass, the search field slides into view and I can then type in my search. An X could be placed on the right side of the search field in place of the site icon. Clicking this X would again close the search field so only the magnifying glass is visible until I click the magnifying glass again where the search field then slides into view. That would be truly efficient.
(0)
Anonymous
03 December 2003
Version: 1.0.1
Another Launcher is the way!! I almost shelled out the cash for this before I remembered about AL. Check it out it rocks!
(0)
Anonymous
08 November 2003
Version: 1.0
Much of the functionality of this app is present in *Another Launcher*. The big difference is that iSeek costs $15 and Another Launcher costs $0.
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5
Anonymous
22 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Great little app! This has made my life so much easier, with searching any site I want! I can easily make my own, or share them, or get people to share with me. I'm not sure how I searched before this, but I know I'll never go back. Brilliant work as always from Ambrosia, and unlike that rip-off chercher, I know I'll get my money's worth, and that Ambrosia will support it.
(0)
Jimw
21 October 2003
Version: 1.0
SearchBar also sets hotkeys for engines, allows you to select sites, change order, set separators, checks for updates, allows subsite selection, etc. And its FREE - no registration or credit card hassle.
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Acrappa
18 October 2003
Version: 1.0
I just checked out Chercher. It does customize hot keys to individual sites and checks spelling. I smell competition.
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Acrappa
18 October 2003
Version: 1.0
From what I can tell, the competition does not have: - Customizable hot keys to individual sites. - An elegant and Mac-like interface. Spell-checking. - Linkable search sites (iseek://). Can I get the same basic experience with other searchers? Sure. But I don't want the basic experience, I want the best experience. iSeek it is.
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Phillryu
18 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Or Chercher... 1/3 the price, same basic features. Yes, I tried this. I also tried chercher and the app launcher app that has a search menu item. They're all similar in functionality, but iseek is at least 3 times more expensive than its competition..
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Jimw
17 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Sounds like a nice utility but why do we need it? I suggest you take a look at the freeware - Searchbar, before paying your shareware fee. If you do you might change your mind about what menu bar search engine you wish to use and save yourself $15 in the process.
(0)
5
Acrappa
17 October 2003
Version: 1.0
I'm blown away. You've got my $15.
(0)
Acrappa
17 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Wow. You guys need to do your research. This is a quantum leap from Searchling. Months of development have gone into iSeek, and it shows. I suggest that you read about (or at least try) iSeek (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/utilities/iseek/) before you comment on it.
(0)
3.5
Phillryu
17 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Well implemented and slick, but offers no functionality over Chercher and is three times its price. Ideally, they should both be free.
(0)
4.25
Anonymous
17 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Very slick little utility! I use the Google search bar in Safari all the time and have always wished it could be used for other sites as well. iSeek is a huge step forward as it can be accessed directly from any application. It even allows hot keys to be assigned to specific sites. For example, I've configured iSeek so that pressing Option+Command+I allows me to search the Internet Movie Database (IMDB). Hats off to the folks and Ambrosia software!
(0)
Anonymous
17 October 2003
Version: 1.0
Funny how you can take a completely functional and wonderful piece of free software change the icon and then charge 15 dollars for it. Way to go "Ambrosia". Capitalism at its finest.
(0)
$15.00

4.3

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later

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