"Everything" is search engine that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on your computer (hence the name "Everything"). You type in a search filter to limit what files and folders are displayed.

"Everything" only indexes file and folder names and generally takes a few seconds to build its database. A fresh install of Windows 10 (about 120,000 files) will take about 1 second to index. 1,000,000 files will take about 1 minute.

"Everything" will run on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 . NTFS indexing requires the Everything service or running "Everything" as administrator.

Changes in Everything

  • added option to index size, dates and attributes
  • added option to enable fast sorting of size, dates, attributes, path and extension
  • added thumbnail view
  • added preview pane
  • added REFS support
  • added advanced searching
  • added multi-file renaming
  • added content searching
  • added search history organizer
  • added show total size in status bar option
  • added single click open option
  • added full row select option
  • added perl compatible regex
  • added new search functions
  • added / search commands
  • added filter functions
  • added new Everything icon
  • improved folder deletion performance
  • improved indexing when using file and folder excludes
  • improved search term highlighting
  • improved database blocking
  • improved indexes updating
  • improved folder index monitoring
  • improved NTFS indexing
  • improved re-indexing performance when the existing indexes are up to date
  • improved IPC
  • fixed an issue causing Everything to hang onto a volume handle when trying to safely remove a device
  • fixed an issue with excludes being ignored when rebuilding the indexes
  • fixed a crash when renaming a folder that had subfolders that should be excluded
  • fixed an issue with sorting by date created ascending and date accessed ascending
  • fixed a crash when accessing file information cache
  • fixed an issue with ETP url links and special characters
  • fixed a focus issue with UAC prompts
  • fixed an issue when opening a file as admin
  • fixed a lock in the Everything service
  • fixed an issue with a race condition and initializing COM
  • fixed a hang when deleting a registry key
  • fixed an issue with very large sorts
  • fixed an issue with !parent:, !child: and !c:\path
  • fixed an issue with filter modifiers
  • fixed an issue with file:!
  • fixed an issue with indexing hidden or system folders/files
  • fixed an issue with previous navigation searches
  • fixed an issue when searching for a \path\
  • fixed a crash when cutting an item multiple times

"Everything" is Freeware. If you use "Everything" in a commercial environment and find it useful a donation would be appreciated.

Download: Everything 32-bit | Portable | ~1.0 MB (Freeware)
Download: Everything 64-bit | Portable
View: Everything Website

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