Fast indexed file search application.Find files by name, but also by path
Video presentation (click on "Laurent Grandhomme Web Site" for a direct link):
Simple, easy to use and intuitive user interface
Quick file and folder indexing
Small resource usage
Search options customizable to fit your needs
Real time database update
Use hotkey for on-the-spot search
Finding exactly what you need can be a long, tedious process:
Spotlight, unlike Toucan, doesn't index your entire computer, which is why your searches often come up short
Other applications, while able to locate files, are very slow because they search for files by scanning your disk drive
The locate command line utility is great, however, it requires a lot of unnecessary work on your part (locate, copy the file path and then open it)
Toucan indexes your files and folders to return results quickly.
Toucan is much more than "just" a search engine; once you find the files and folders you're looking for, you can:
Reveal in finder
Open a terminal in the file's directory
Quick look for preview
Compare files using FileMerge (needs to be installed)
Move to trash / delete
Copy file names
Copy file paths
Copy enclosing folder paths
Drag and drop to other applications such as Mail.app, Finder, etc
Results are sortable and you can save them as xml, html and csv.
Toucan, the only search application you need on your Mac.
It is now possible to compress the selected items by either pressing cmd+Z or by selecting "compress" in the right/control click menu
Fixed a minor bug
Toucan Search (com.laurentgrandhomme.toucan) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/Toucan Search.app
Minimum OS version: 10.6
Copyright: (c) Laurent Grandhomme, 2011