Monocle
Monocle
1.6.2

4.7

Monocle free download for Mac

Monocle

1.6.2
05 April 2011

Search tool, choose from a number of engines.

Overview

Monocle is a simple search tool that puts a universal search field at your disposal. When you want search, you can choose from a number of engines to perform the search in different places. Monocle comes preloaded with engines for Google, Wikipedia, Windows Live Search and Yahoo! Search. You can easily add your own engines by performing an example search inside a Web browser window in Monocle.

Monocle offers a menu bar status item and a configurable hot key for instant access to the search field, and also offers "callwords" to let you switch to any of your other engines easily. And like many other applications, you can set it to automatically check for updates, so you won't miss out when new versions appear.

What's new in Monocle

Version 1.6.2: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

13 Monocle Reviews

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Jolly-joker
30 August 2011

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Good Good Good Software! No more "search extensions" for safari or "search engines" for firefox needed! It's quickly (you don't need to have the browser already open), It's free and it works good.. I said that is good? :)
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Version 1.6.2
Aargl
28 October 2011
I won't add much to the good reviews, for Monocle is at the same time so simple and so efficient! You add search engines as youlike, and so on, great! I'm using it since a few years ago and would be very sad without it... I use CTRL+HELP as a shortcut. Thanks Mr Jesper! :-)
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Version 1.6.2
Jolly-joker
30 August 2011
Good Good Good Software! No more "search extensions" for safari or "search engines" for firefox needed! It's quickly (you don't need to have the browser already open), It's free and it works good.. I said that is good? :)
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Version 1.6.2
SickTeddyBear
18 December 2010
Monocle is now at version 1.6. See the developer's web site to download.
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Version 1.5.3
pedrotaquelim
22 February 2010
According to the developer's website there is a more recent version: Monocle 1.5.3 released 09/19/2009.
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Version 1.5.1
Fahlman
27 July 2008
According to the developer's website Monocle 1.5.1 was released 01/28/2007 which conflicts with the date noted here.
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Version 1.5.1
pedrotaquelim
28 June 2007
This little utility is very usefull but today, looking at the activity monitor, I notice that is always 'eating' 41,30 MG of memory... hmmm, that is a little to much... ;-)
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Version 1.1b1
pedrotaquelim
22 June 2007
Nice! Very nice!
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Version 1.1b1
Blocksoft
23 May 2007
Really handy piece of software. Only loses one point as it can sometimes be a little tricky to add new search sites.
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Version 1.1b1
Copiloto
28 April 2007
This is an incredible piece of software -- it is extremely useful! It doesn't get in the way and you can add all the search engines you want. The killer feature for me is the ability to use it completely from the keyboard, including changing search engines. Gets a solid A+.
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Version 1.1b1
Sibelius
12 March 2007
A little gem - very quick and easy to use, with enough options to make it look pretty good too. Searches from the menubar seem much faster, simply because there's no need to find an open Safari window first. You can add as many search engines as you want - but you do need to follow the instructions exactly (which I didn't, at first). They're case sensitive.
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Version 1.0.1
Free

4.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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