Cathy Free Database. FAST! Very FAST!

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A couple years ago I was looking around for a cataloging program which let me scan external hard drives and just save a list of the contents to a catalog file. What I found was very small  and FREE program called Cathy. 


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The speed in which it catalogs is VERY impressive. I just cataloged my entire system32 folder in 1 blink of my eye. No seriously, it was that fast. I was going to count it, but I hit go, and it was done. This is of course on a nvme drive but still.


So then I thought well how about my entire C drive. It cataloged the entire C drive in 9.25 seconds.


Searching the database is instant.


Microsoft needs to hire this person. You can have an unlimited amount of catalogs. It can be run without installation or over a VPN without issue. Try it. It's very neat


here is me searching the data base for sys files.



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