SmartFinder 4+

Desktop Search tool

Serendipity S.r.l.

    • $12.99



SmartFinder is an alternative to the Mac's Finder to search for your files with a web search-like experience.
See SmartFinder in action on YouTube

With SmartFinder you have everything just a click away!
Read all the product features we have developed to make you always find what you are looking for!

- Find by file name, folder name or file content;
- Suggestion and Instant Search: while typing the word to search for, the completion of the word entered and first relevant files are showed;
- Metadata: the search results show all the most significant metadata of the document (title, authors, publisher, keywords, ..);
- Highlight: the search results show a preview of text matched;
- Links in the search results: for each file found there are links to automatically open the found file, open the folder it belongs to and filter the results for some meta-data or attributes;
- Refine your search: you can refine your search with the metadata of the document (author, publisher, keyword, ...) or through the category (video, audio, ebook, ...) or select only a folder;
- Sort the results: you can sort the results by relevance, size, last update date, file name;
- Search with special characters: you can use special characters to find sets of words or to exclude words;
- Duplicate files: Instantly detect if there are duplicate files (same content). All duplicate files related to the found document are presented in the search results;
- SmartFinder wherever you want! You can also use SmartFinder from your browser and share the use remotely even with all the devices on your network: read your Desktop files from your mobile phone!
- Search on external disk and on virtual folders: you can search on all the folders you share on your disk such as Dropbox, OneDrive or ICloud!;
- Analytics: for each search, statistics of the files found related to the meta data are presented (e.g. which authors were found, how many folders, ...);
- SmartFinder uses proprietary index to make quick searches and return relevant results.

SmartFinder was born above all from one of our primary needs since, working in the field of "Research and development" and having thousands of digital documents (scientific articles, books, theses, ...), it is essential for our productivity to have a search engine tool of highly efficient documents in terms of time and quality of results.
Today we use SmartFinder to search for any type of files for business or private use!

You can search the contents of the file in any language (English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Polish, Indian or whatever you want!).

With this license you have the right to use SmartFinder with all the features listed on this page and to receive free lifetime update!

You can search for files by configuring folders that contain up to a maximum of 200,000 files or 100 GB of size!
From version 1.8.0 only the files that have textual content (for example pdf, word, ppt, ...) are counted for size. Video, Audio, Images and any files that NOT contain text do NOT count towards the size threshold.

The displayed price is NOT a subscription, you pay only once and use SmartFinder FOREVER! By purchasing SmartFinder will give you all future updates for free!
Please read the "Terms and conditions" page carefully before purchasing. Contact us for any questions or requests.

pdf p7m doc docx rtf pages* odt xls xlsx numbers* txt log ppt pptx key* png* jpeg* jpg* tiff* bmp* gif* svg* heic* mp3* aiff* au* midi* wav* mp4* mov* flv* m4v* htm html css xsd js msg eml emlx epub mobi csv prop xml md ps1 c h m mm cpp cs kt kts ps1 sql java py

SmartFinder does not collect data and does not send it. All data created by SmartFinder remains on your installation PC.

What’s New

Version 1.10.1

- Fixed a problem that prevented some p7m files from being indexed;
- File Detail View: Added the possibility to force the indexing of the single file;
- Added support for Flash Video files (.flv), video files (.m4v) and python (.py);
- Added sorting of results by file name;
- Standard View: review layout;
- Improved search performance;
- Updated dependent library versions.

App Privacy

The developer, Serendipity S.r.l., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.