DataLore
DataLore
2.0.2

4.1

DataLore free download for Mac

DataLore

2.0.2
16 June 2011

Uses Spotlight & Bonjour to search/share files on your network.

Overview

DataLore is a unique front-end to Spotlight that lets you search and find files at lightning fast speed, locally or on your network. DataLore also lets you discover more information about your files, unlike any other file search tool out there!

Search and find files on your own Mac, other Macs on your network, and external drives, all at the same time. Innovative Search-As-You-Type technology lets you find your files fast. Search filenames, filetypes, file content, date ranges, and more. Narrow your search results using a host of different filters. And don't just stop there - use the More Lore sidebar to explore and learn more about your search results and the files within.

DataLore works with you while you type, responding immediately to your every move. If you have one Mac, you'll love DataLore for its speed! If you have more than one Mac, you'll go GAGA over the speed and flexibility of searching and finding files on all of your Macs, while comfortably seated at your Mac du jour!

DataLore is Lean, Powerful, and Lightning Fast! For both simple searches and for power users who need the ability to perform complex search queries, quickly, easily, and without interruption...Look no more - Try DataLore!

Screencast Tutorials:Be sure to view our short screencast tutorials of DataLore in action, located at datalore.ca. These tutorials will give you a quick rundown of the basic features as DataLore's developer performs a simple search, locally and on the network.

Here are just some of DataLore's unique features and innovative tools:

  • Innovative "Search-As-You-Type" technology for finding your files fast.
  • Text entry with Shorthand and Special Characters for more complex, highly defined searches.
  • Unique More "Lore" sidebar gives you more information on your files and related searches.
  • Intelligent keyboard shortcuts for finding and exploring files even faster.
  • Search your own Mac, other Macs on your network, and multiple external hard drives, all at the same time.
  • Search filenames, file types, contents of files, date range and more.
  • Filter searches by file type and file kind to narrow down the search results.
  • Multitude of filters to further narrow down results, such as: documents, images, downloaded files, source code, folders, music/audio files, plus more.
  • Handy Date Range control lets you select a preset date range or manually enter your own date range.
  • Search your entire computer or search only a specific folder(s) and include/exclude file types.
  • Search results list offers a host of options to help you view and manage your files.
  • Quick Look support for quickly viewing your files.
  • Clean and powerful user interface.
  • Plus so much more!

What's new in DataLore

Version 2.0.2:
  • Fixed bug where if your Mac was not named, DataLore would not launch properly.
  • Added Open/Close Window menu items.
  • Last selected date type now gets saved in preferences.
  • Updated Screencast Tutorials at datalore.ca

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23 DataLore Reviews

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Eodtech
13 November 2009

Most helpful

Very useful piece of software. I am always searching for text files , pictures and PDF documents on my hard drives and Spotlight is not the perfect solution. With the selection of what type items to search for DataLore is super fast in it's searches and showing the path to the item at the bottom of the application ( tp include external drives which you can add or remove from the menu)is a nice feature with the ability to open the item with a right click saves time. Very stable and worth a look, you will be throwing rocks at Spotlight after using DataLore.
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Version 1.02
Tomjwright
28 October 2015
DataLore seems to be a dead app. Xtralean no longer lists it as one of their products and the website http://www.datalore.ca, shown by MacUpdate cannot be reached. Why is this still shown on the MacUpdate website?
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Version 2.0.2
Filou53
17 August 2015
Datalore seems to be lost... It doesn't appear anymore on the site of Xtralean. It was a good product :-(
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Version 2.0.2
Mfabache
22 April 2012
I gave up LEAP for this as it seems to be more light wight. However, I have to go back to it as DataLore desperately needs a few more similar features, such as being able to search through folders by selection (and not recursively) - adding folders on the sidebar is not conducive. Also the panes need to be more adjustable. However the price is decent and searches are quick - lightweight and aesthetically pleasing
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Version 2.0.2
C-g-
12 January 2012
Greate App! It has all what I need for searching. I own HoudahSpot too but now for all day usage DataLore is my first choice. It is quite easy to use and the additional option like filtering and special characters are very powerful. I like the option to limit the search to user specified folders. HoudahSpot's Finder Toolbar for searching the current finder folder would be a nice addition.
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Version 2.0.2
Dedalus271
06 April 2011
Fast and efficient.
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Version 2.0.2
Xtralean
03 March 2011
Minor ooops, the sparkle update is updating this listing too, I forgot that MacUpdate is automatically updating the listing when we change the sparkle URL update mechanism. Versions 1.9.x are pre-release versions of 2.0 that DataLore users are trying out. Simply download the product and select Check for updates from the DataLore menu to update to 1.9.x. Version 2.0 is a free update for 1.X users. In the next couple of days our website will be updated and the download link will download the 2.0 product here. We are just in a moment of transition from 1.X to 2.0 currently.
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Version 1.9.3
Sgginc
03 March 2011
The Get Info says this is v1.2.1.
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Version 1.9.3
Tomjwright
03 March 2011
This is a great application and I usually consider it a good thing when developers make frequent updates to their programs. However, it looks to me like they are trying for a new world record with updates to DataLore in the last few days. Why the sudden spurt of activity?
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Version 1.9.3
Bl0dwyn
01 March 2011
Aha! This latest version adds support for open meta tag search, and it works pretty well - well enough for me to spring for a license in fact.
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Version 1.9.1
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Jo*
02 March 2011
Could someone get me uptodate on version-numbering, please? It says here on MU v.1.9.2 but when I go over to the devs site it says v.1.2.1 which is the one from Jan. 20, 2011. 1.2.1 is also the one that gets downloaded from the MU d/l-link.
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Bl0dwyn
Bl0dwyn
03 March 2011
I just updated my version and it says 1.9.2 in the "About Datalore" menu item. Weird that the dev site says 1.2.1.
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Grhsvo
01 March 2011
I haven't downloaded it yet to try. But I'm hoping like hell it overcomes a major hindrance in Spotlight — the inability to limit a search to a particular folder or disk. I have SpeedSearch and SpeedFind on board. They are not perfect but they do offer more options than Spotlight. However, Spotlight certainly is damned fast at some things.
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Version 1.9.1