Deductus is disk catalog and full text personal search engine. It recognizes many file formats. First you must create indexes for each drive or CD. When indexes are prepared, searching is very fast. Search query is based on boolean searching. Result files are sorted by relevance. Deductus works on Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME. You need 32 MB RAM and 2 MB free disk space for program. Additional space is required for index files. Size of indexes depends on index options. Standard sizes can be from 5% up to 20 % of indexed files.
First you must create index for each disk or CD. When indexes are prepared, searching is very fast (see benchmark). Deductus has a highly customizable set of options for indexing.
Search query is based on boolean query. Result files are sorted by relevance. You can search by directory, file name or file content. There are some standard options like case sensitive or whole word search. List of disks included into search is selectable.
Result of search is list of files. By default are sorted by relevance. You can change sort order by displayed columns. Supported export formats are HTML, XLS and TXT file.