Thursday, February 6, 2014

Find and Run Robot 2.2 – Advanced Program and File Search Utility

Find and Run Robot 2.2 – Advanced Program and File Search UtilityIt is difficult these days to find documents or programs when you forget the location or name. However, the programs can be found with Windows built-in search tool, the main issue arises with the files or documents. Windows search tool isn’t always accurate as you think. To help to locate programs or documents accurately and faster, you have a brilliant search utility and launcher called “Find and Run Robot”. The utility saves your precious time in finding files, applications, etc. in just a few seconds.

Find and Run Robot (FARR) is a very handy tool, possibly replacing Windows search tool. The tool is available in the normal installer along with the portable version. It supports Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000 operating systems.

You can download add-ons, plug-ins and SDK for coders. You can get a free license key of FARR if you run a business or for other commercial purposes. All you have to do is sign up at FARR forum and download a free key for FARR. You can also get the license key and extra special benefits by donating some amount to FARR.

FARR becomes very useful if you have a large hard drive and huge amount of data to be accessible. FARR is loaded with a simple keyboard shortcut which is to be set by the user. A “Launch History” tab keeps track of what you’ve launched. The utility runs in your system tray and uses less RAM.

Find and Run Robot 2.2 – User Interface

There are more options available for users more than just launching and searching files such as adjusting the font size, style and color, taking screen shots, web searches, hot-key customization and calculation functions.

Key Features:

  • Ready to run with no configuration needed.
  • Customizable options and settings.
  • Caches programs the user launch for faster searches via a “Launch History” tab.
  • Built-in special commands that allow the user to perform lots of different web searches and other operations.
  • Create and share (xml) alias packs or download them.
  • Powerful Clipboard Monitor and Searcher.
  • A Live Calculator
  • A Bookmark Searcher
  • Fully portable, low system overhead and runnable from a USB drive.
  • Results are up to date with minimal memory use.
  • Dozens of skins and customizable fonts.
  • Full directory browsing function with live search filtering.
  • Customizable Toolbar for regular functions and operations.
  • Customizable hotkey triggers to launch and perform specific searches.
  • Install open source plug-ins to add advanced functionality.
  • Absolutely free to download and use.
Find and Run Robot 2.2 – Options

Find and Run Robot 2.2 is the latest version which has few tweaks and improvements such as network drives listed in options to avoid slowdowns, improved icon lookup times and added tweaks + debugging tab in options.

Overall, Find and Run Robot 2.2 is very impressive and a great tool that comes in handy for users who prefer to navigate their computer more with keyboard rather than the mouse.