Fast searching. AimAtFile uses fast and powerful
Microsoft Indexing Service to search for files by their content.
Local computer and network searching. The program can be used for
local document search (desktop search) and for searching shared
folders in a network.
Simple and intuitive user interface. The program interface is simple
and clean without redundant visual elements. It requires minimum user
actions to work.
Flexible queries. You can enter simple queries (a word or phrase),
Boolean expressions or use Indexing Service query language.
File preview. AimAtFile lets you see the contents of found documents
without opening them in their editing programs.
File masks. The program allows to define one or multiple masks to
search files using wildcards and Boolean expressions. You also can
search for all files matching your content query.
Specific folders searching. You can define a root folder to search. If
you do not define it the program searches all scope of the specified
Indexing Service catalog.
Specific date range searching. You can search files that were modified
within a particular date range. This range can have an open boundary.
So you can search for a file modified after a specified date or before
a specified date.
Specific catalog searching. You can specify a catalog to request.
Otherwise the program requests the System catalog that always exists
on your computer.
Multiple catalog searching is allowed.
Saved searches. You can save search parameters in a file and open them
Results sorting. Results can be sorted by a file name, document title,
folder, Indexing Service rank, size or modification date.
User interface customization. The query, results and preview panels
can be resized and rearranged.
Most recently used lists. Values entered in the query fields (Query,
Files, Folder, Size and Catalog) are stored and you can reuse them.
Application integration interfaces. Command line parameters, custom
URL protocol, COM interface.
Group policy settings. System administrators can centrally manage the
AimAtFile setting for users and workstations in the network