HoudahSpot 4.0.6 – Advanced file-search tool.


HoudahSpot is an advanced file search utility based upon the powerful MacOS X Spotlight database.
Spotlight unleashed

  • Create detailed queries to pinpoint the exact file you need
  • Narrow down searches. Step by step, zero in on files
  • Save active queries for direct access to your favorite files
  • Set up templates for frequently performed searches

Your files at your fingertips

  • Keep frequently used files within reach
  • Retrieve the files you didn’t know you still had
  • Preview matches within text content
  • Copy results as tab-delimted values

What’s New

Version 4.0.6:

  • HoudahSpot now shows a progress bar when tagging a large number of files
  • Larger drop-down menus for Kind, Content Type, Keywords and Tags criteria
  • Templates are now listed in the same order as they are in Finder
  • The results grid view can now be zoomed using a pinch gesture
  • Right-clicking a file in grid view now selects the file
  • Folders can now be dragged from the file path at the bottom of the window to other applications
  • Fixes a bug that could prevent searches from being saved as files or templates


OS X 10.10 or later


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