x-friend's search functionality includes full text search and meta data search. Search results will be displayed within seconds and can be categorized by file type, date, size etc.
Additionally, x-friend searches the internet, product catalogues, Internet news (RSS-feeds), emails and other search services.
x-friend offers a P2P-like search in external shared folders of other x-friend users. Therefore, x-friend enables you to set up a client-server environment easily. At the moment x-friend supports more than 20 file types and their meta-information. For example, x-friend indexes jpeg, mp3, doc, xls, pdf, txt and other formats. x-friend is made on pure Java. It runs on any popular operating system such as Windows, Linux or Mac OS. You just need your webbrowser. Immediately after installation x-friend will be available as a web-service on your computer.