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Effective File Search 6.8.1

A file search software for Windows computers

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Effective File Search screenshotEffective File Search (EFS) is a reliable and feature-packed search utility designed for MS Windows computers. The application enables you to easily search any file on your hard drive or local network with minimum effort. This tool can be used as an alternative to the Windows Search feature. By using this small utility you will save time and effort.

Effective File Search is able to find hidden files and allows you to filter the results by size or date. You can also search for files containing hex or text. The application lets you perform advanced searches by using regular expressions. All popular file formats are supported by this tool. You can search for a wide variety of documents, including RTF, MS Office, PDF, OpenOffice, HTML, and many other files.

Effective File Search allows you to perform various actions for the found files, such as rename, delete, copy, etc. The application offers advanced functionality in order to increase your productivity. You can easily print, export and create reports for your search tasks. The results and parameters can be easily saved as a file on your local drive.


  • The application comes with advanced functions and features.
  • The program lets you filter the search results.


  • The user interface is not very attractive.
Name Effective File Search
Version 6.8.1
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Effective File Search
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 3
All Time Downloads 3,359
Filesize 0.9MB
MD5 Checksum E3F0F6F6F4DCCC6CBECBFB321A1A8107
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeEffective File Search has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Effective File Search 6.8.1 January 14, 2013 - Latest Version
Effective File Search 6.8 August 09, 2011
Effective File Search 6.7 February 01, 2011
Effective File Search 6.6 September 28, 2010
Effective File Search 6.5 March 30, 2010

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