Network File Search Software - Find Text Within Files on Network, Free!

How to find a text files in network? Is there a free network file search software that can function well at your company and home? Yes! Text Finding is the best free netwok file search software, which will search not only in your own computer but also in all computers connected to the same local network in a very fast way. Text Find is one of the best network file search solutions for business and individuals.

Here are some features of Text Finding, free network file search software:

  • Find any files by text string, file type, file name, file size and time

    PDF, DOC, XLS, HTM, TXT, emails (Outlook Express), program source

  • Search files on all computers in your network

    Perform full-text search on your PC and your team's computers.

  • Get the found files from the networked computers

    View and obtain files you need from the computers of your colleagues or employees.

  • Create search index to instantly find files

    Build search index on file content with incremental reindexing of new or updated files

  • Non-indexed search is also available

    Find any documents on your desktop and network drives easily

If you want to fast find text within a file on network, please download Text Finding for permanent free edition.

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How to search LAN PC?

* Select one or more shared PC, then input what you want to search in the input box.

* You will see the search results instantly displayed.

*You can get the searched file by right clicking in the search result list and select “Get File”. If you search by file text, you can select “View Text” to view the full content of the file.

What benefits will you get from Text Finding software ?

  • Save your time spent on finding files with text

    With the quick search feature in this full-text search software, you will get the search results in seconds. Unlike other file search programs, Texting Finding can not only search the disk in NTFS and FAT format, but also can instantly find files and sort them according to file size and modified date.

  • Quickly view the full text of a file

    It may be not so fast enough for you to open a Word, Excel or PDF file and view its content with Office or Adobe Reader. You'd better try Text Finding, which offers a "Full-text Viewer" and helps you to view full text of the file quickly and conveniently. You can also check the keywords you want to search in the text.

  • Support both indexed and non-indexed search

    There are many file search utilities, but they can only perform either indexed search or non-indexed search. Text Finding is much more flexible. It can build real time search index on file content with increased reindexing of new or updated files. So you can perform quick search to fast find files on PC. Besides indexed search, non-indexed search is also available. You can find any files or documents on your destop and the network drives easily.

  • Search by the way of Regex

    For example, if you input "*.pdf" and start seaerching, you will see all files in pdf format listed in Text Finding software. Or if you search with "*.rm", there will come out all video files immediately. What a marvellous way it is!

  • Search all computers in the company (over LAN)

    Using Text Finding in your company, you can instantly search and find files with text on your PC and other networked computers. Easy, fasy and useful! You don't need to install a server. You can just run Text Finding and connect it to the local network, then you will see other networked computers. After connected, you are allowed to search one or at most 7 computers at a time. You can also preview and download the found files from other computers. From now on, it is so easy and fast for you to find and get the shared files at any time in your company, which will greatly improve your working efficiency.

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Who will use Text Finding software ?

At Work: (both Small Businesses and Enterprises)

In prolonged usage you may have downloaded or copied numerous file types from various sources to your computer, such as Word, Excel, PDF, TXT, etc. But how to find the file you need among such a large number of files? You can use Text Finding to search files by file text. It is the best free files containing text finder software. In the company, there are also plenty of files on your computer, including many public files used in the same work group. Sometimes you want to look for a file on the other networked machine. , and you ask your colleafue to do it for you. However, he may look for it for long time but even could find it at all. Use Text Finding to do a quick search and it will not only greatly save your time but also remarkably improve your working efficiency.

At Home: (Individual & Personal Use)

Your personal computer will generate a lot of new files every day. Sometimes you edit a file today but will forget where you place it the next day, not to mention where the one you placed was this week or even this month. You do need Text Finding that makes all the hidden files and catalogs on your computer find no where to hide! Sometimes you even do not know the name of the word file you recently modified, then you can just input "*.doc" and sort the files by modified date, and all the word files will be put in order by modified date.

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You may find it too troublesome to get files from other's computer by using USB or other mobile hard disk drive. Now Text Finding is your best choice. Is it expensive ? Not at all. It is cheap, in terms of price.

Text Finding is a free utility for fast file searching across your LAN. It allows you to search for a file containing text in the network (on your PC and networked computers) .Here are some remarkable features of this free network file search software:

* You don't need to install server. Just run Text Finding on each computer across your LAN, and you will see computers with each other.

* It can support multiple computers online at the same time. You can just search at most seven computers at a time.

* It will instantly display the match search results. You don't need to wait for the results.

* It can display at most 100 results for each computer.

* You can perform full-text search and find any file stored anywhere on your pc or other networked computers by file type, file name, file size and time.

* You can set up file size and modified date to filter the search results.

* You can open the matched file, or open the folder where the file is located or view text and even get file directly.

* You can set up which files can be searched by network users.

* You can turn network off, then neither you can search other networked computers nor they can search your own computer.

Text Finding is really fast, and a very easy to use network file search engine. Do not hesitate to download it and have a free trial experience!

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Key Advantages of Text Finding

Which file search software do you like better, Text Finding or Copernic Desktop Search?

No other file search tools, like FileSeek, Turbo Search, Copernic Desktop Search, can compare to Text Finding. Below is the comparison between Text Finding and Copernic Desktop Search.

* Text Finding runs much faster than Copernic.

* Text Finding supports Exact Phrase Match while Copernic does not.

* Text Finding can track Text Location while Copernic can not.

* Under the same search conditions, Text Finding can find more results than Copernic can.

* Text Finding can sort the results by file size and modified date while Copernic can not.

* With Text Finding you don't need to create search index first before you search by file name.

* Copernic can only search files after index is completed. In Texting Finding you can still process the search while creating search index.

* It will take less time for Text Finding to create search index.

* In Copernic, the search index will not update itself even though files within the index scope have changed. But Text Finding can reindex new or updated files real time. You don't need to rebuild a new search index.

* Non-indexed search is not allowed in Copernic while it is available in Text Finding.

* With Copernic you can only find files on your own computer or search on web. But using Text Finding, you can instantly find files with text on your PC and networked computers.

* Copernic offers a free trial for 15 days, while Text Finding has a permanent free edition.

If you need a freeware to fast find files with text, please download Text Finding and install it! It's easy to set up and use, affordable, and perfect for enterprise and families.


  • OS: Windows NT 4.0/Windows 2000/Windows 2003/Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7
  • 32 bit or 64 bit
  • CPU: 400 MHz or higher
  • RAM: 128 MB or more
  • Hard Drive: 10 MB of free space

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Text Finding - Network File Search and Management Software for Desktop PC and LAN

Text Finding goes through your local area network to search the shared directories for certain files: documents, drawings, music & video files and many others. This is a perfect network file search tool for the network administrator or user willing to know where necessary files are stored on the network. The program is easy-to-use, but powerful and advanced at the same time. You can preview , open and download found files from other computers very conveniently.

Find the necessary files on your local network! You can search files on your pc and networked computers. The preview feature allows you to view the files' content directly without opening each file. Filter out the unnecessary information fast and easily!

What Text Finding-Network File Search Software may be used for?

- Finding important files on your PC or LAN if you have forgot where they are stored

- Looking through computers of your employees or students for inappropriate files (e.g. mp3s&videos)

- Tracking down newly appeared files on your LAN

- Scanning through hidden sharings and discover really surprising files

- Finding open shared (including hidden) files on all computers in your LAN

More About Text Finding

* Free Download, Free software to find your files on network!

Please feel free to download Text Finding on our free download page to have a free trial experience: http://textfinding.com/Download.asp

* Text Finding has a permanent free edition

After you download and install Text Finding, you will get a permanent free edition (freeware). You may upgrade to Professional edition to get rid of some limitations in the free version. Please view http://textfinding.com/EditionComparison.asp to compare editions.

* Low-cost but powerful Pro edition available

You can try the free software first before buying Professional edition. In fact, the Professional edition is the most powerful with the lowest price. For price information, please view http://textfinding.com/Buynow.asp

If you want to learn more about how to perform network file search using Text Finding free program, please enter our Online Manual page: http://textfinding.com/support.asp