Most of us work in LAN or Local Area Network whether its office or sometime even on home connection. This often require for search of file over the network which other workers/ colleagues share. these files include office files like word documents, presentations and other important documents. Even sometime they may include media files which are shared across the office network for office day to day working.
The windows search feature isnt a great tool when you want to find somethingÂ specificÂ and it may take too much time to search what you are looking specifically. Even the result may not be what you are looking for.
Hence you need something better to search for file across the network.one such tool / software is LAN Search Pro. LAN Search Pro is a free utility for fast file searching across your LAN. You can search for specific file names or for specific file types (e.g. all MP3 files). LAN Search Pro provides a lightning fast search engine and lets you search hidden network resources, restricted access resources, IP subnets, LAN FTP servers and much more. It comes with a built-in password manager to store your network logins for resources with restricted access.
Besides the file searching capabilities, LAN Search Pro offers features that allow you to perform actions on the found items – copy, move, rename etc. Additional features include result sorting, filtering, export, search within results, command line switches support, and more.
- Helps you to locate documents, database and spreadsheet files on the corporate intranet.
- Lets you find music, video or software on your home network.
- Its a great tool forÂ network administrators.
You can use LAN Search Pro to search your local area network usingÂ wild-cards. You can customize the search area, search hidden resources, network folders and so on.