NameFind
NameFind
7.2.0

3.0

NameFind free download for Mac

NameFind7.2.0

11 April 2014

GUI for the Unix find command-line tool.

Overview

NameFind is a tool that finds what the Mac's built-in Spotlight search technology doesn't: a file with a specific name, in a specific directory, even a system directory that is not indexed by Spotlight. Spotlight is powerful, but running custom search queries with it is a complex process, and does not even search all directories on your system by default. If all you want to do is find a file by its name, Spotlight is not the best alternative. NameFind provides a faster and easier solution for this need: just type in your file name, type choose a directory to search, and go.

What's new in NameFind

Version 7.2.0:
  • Improvements in Sparkle update mechanism

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9 Reviews of NameFind

Delarue
24 August 2009
Version: 3.0

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Not worth the money: - slow (displays search results only after complete search has finished) - ugly (which developers roll their own toolbar implementation these days? Certainly not Mac-like) - missing hotkey support (space bar should be QuickLook) Check out Devon's "EasyFind" for a faster, better and free solution.
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pnn314
14 December 2013
Version: 7.0.0
The new version NameFind 7.0.0 does not want to launch but previous version of NameFind 6.1.0 works fine.
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Nick-Lo
29 February 2012
Version: 6.0.0
A few things turned me off the current implementation of this application: - There is no way to turn of the annoying ping sounds that appear when hitting search and when results appear. - If I'm using this application to search outside of my home folder the files opened will be read-only, there is no obvious way to open files with admin privileges. Via command line I can just sudo. - It's notably slower than just using the command line, e.g. a search for "php.ini" took about 15 secs v's "locate php.ini" taking about 2 secs.
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Codebykevin
28 February 2012
Version: 6.0.0
This new release restores Growl integration, adds some fine-tuning of current features, and positions NameFind for the future of OS X--all at lower cost. It's a good solution to look at.
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Codebykevin
22 April 2011
Version: 5.1.0
This is a nice update to the previous version; it fixes the stability and speed issues, and improves the UI with a native Cocoa toolbar and full integration with QuickLook. It's worth a look.
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Sgginc
30 October 2010
Version: 4.0
Won't run in 1054. Tried all the TS on developer's site. No go.
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Psychos
16 March 2010
Version: 4.0
$25 to run the 'find' command? I really hope nobody is gullible enough to buy this software. Basically, all this does is the same as if you opened Terminal.app, and ran "find / -name ''". The output does look a bit nicer, but there are SEVERAL utilities that do the same and more. All this program does is run 'find' and give you a few extra options to print/view in Finder/get info/etc. Basically, another 5 minute wrapper around the FREE included software with OS X. ...oh, did I mention Spotlight? You might be familiar with it. It finds files by name too! And it (WOW!) comes with OS X for free. I am tempted to go into the motives and character of the developer, but I will not out of general respect for other folks.
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Bezbozny
01 November 2009
Version: 4.0
I downloaded this program to try it, but i just can not open it. I have snow leopard and every time that i try to launch namefind i just see it bounching a couple of times in the dock and it quits. Any help?
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Psychos
14 October 2009
Version: 4.0
Why the hell would I pay $25 for something that's included for free with the OS? Either Unix find, if you want to use the Terminal, or Spotlight if you don't. This developer should be banned from posting "apps" on MacUpdate. He'll perhaps scam a few people into paying for his "tools."
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Delarue
24 August 2009
Version: 3.0
Not worth the money: - slow (displays search results only after complete search has finished) - ugly (which developers roll their own toolbar implementation these days? Certainly not Mac-like) - missing hotkey support (space bar should be QuickLook) Check out Devon's "EasyFind" for a faster, better and free solution.
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$29.99

3.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later

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