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Scherlokk for Mac

Lightning fast file search utility and file comparison tool.

$19.00
In English
Version 6.0.1
3.6
Based on 6 user rates

Scherlokk overview

Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility built for precise and reliable search of every file that meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc. can be found quickly and easily. Search can be done on any kind of built-in volume, portable volume (memory cards, USB drives), network drive (AFP, SMB, FTP), Thunderbolt or Firewire device (CD/DVD, external HDD, slave computer), etc. It does not matter if the searched file is hidden or system. The file does not even need to be indexed by OS X to be found by Scherlokk. Specify the kind of searched file(s) (music, movie, picture, etc.) or some of the file attributes (size, date, etc.). For documents or data files, content can be specified. When searching with size range, Scherlokk calculates and displays all folders which fit in the range.

Why use Scherlokk rather than Spotlight
  • Scherlokk searches through 'real' files instead of the Spotlight's index. The index is not always up to date and does not contain all files.
  • Extremely fast search engine finds your files quicker than competition.
  • Scherlokk shows search results in a flat or hierarchical view which helps to find out which file is the one you need and how files are located in the folders structure.
  • Clean and easy to use interface. Which files can Scherlokk find? Because Scherlokk is not based upon the Spotlight's index, and has its own, powerful search engine, it will find every single file on any accessible volume in your computer.

Scherlokk can compare any files (text or binary) and displays their differences, taking into account insertions or deletions. It uses a sophisticated algorithm for finding similar blocks in both files and shows them as a list of differences. Try it out and you will love it!

What’s new in version 6.0.1

  • Name uniformity - Renamed the app to "Scherlokk" to standardize the names of the web and App Store versions.
  • Compatybility with the newest macOS.
  • Fixed problems with helper - opening mini Scherlokk window.
  • Translation improved.
  • Bug fix.

Scherlokk for Mac

$19.00
In English
Version 6.0.1
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3.6

(10 Reviews of Scherlokk)

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RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Feb 26 2023
5.2.2
0.0
Feb 26 2023
0.0
Version: 5.2.2
The current version "iScherlokk" (by Naarak-Studio) is 5.2.5 at the Mac App Store.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Jan 21 2023
4.6.2
0.0
Jan 21 2023
0.0
Version: 4.6.2
the current version "iScherlokk" (by Naarak-Studio) is 5.2.2 at the Mac App Store.
AnnL7456
AnnL7456
May 28 2018
3.6.1
0.5
May 28 2018
0.5
Version: 3.6.1
I'm not sure what this application is good for. It seems it can't find folders only (like for example 'Find Any File' can do.) The majority of my data is stored on a 4 TB external drive. This drive is now almost full (only 20 GB empty.) The fastest way to find stuff on such a disk is to restrict the search in Alfred to folders only. Since Alfred uses Spotlight, I receive the search results almost instantaneously. Once I've found and opened a folder, I pretty quickly retrieve manually the individual file I'm looking for. Now let's see what Scherlokk does. I have a folder called "(1812 – 1870) Charles Dickens". I used the search term "Dickens", and it took Scherlook (v.3.6.1) 2.5 minutes to find this folder together with 159 other items (that I don't need). As a comparison, it took 'Find Any File' only 20 seconds to find the said folder! It's neither possible to save a search nor the search results. And finally, you are supposed to be able to compare two files and find differences in them with Scherlokk. First, I had to convert Rich Text Files to plain text to see differences. File A had one unique word and file B had another unique word. When Scherlokk compared the files, it showed me only the unique word from file B. Needless to say, this kind of comparison is useless. For me, anyway.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Dec 22 2017
3.1.1
0.0
Dec 22 2017
0.0
Version: 3.1.1
The current version is 3.2
foto-2
foto-2
Dec 9 2015
3.1.2
1.0
Dec 9 2015
1.0
Version: 3.1.2
Does not seem to allow me to set any search locations, not very Mac-like. I'll stick to EasyFind and Spotlight! Is this a demo limitation?
AnnL7456
AnnL7456
May 28 2018
0.5
May 28 2018
0.5
Version: null
foto-2
foto-2
Dec 9 2015
1.0
Dec 9 2015
1.0
Version: null
Wighta
Wighta
Dec 7 2015
5.0
Dec 7 2015
5.0
Version: null
AndreasMt
AndreasMt
Jul 9 2015
5.0
Jul 9 2015
5.0
Version: null
chris-tucker
chris-tucker
Apr 3 2015
5.0
Apr 3 2015
5.0
Version: null
anandwr
anandwr
Nov 22 2014
5.0
Nov 22 2014
5.0
Version: null