HoudahSpot 5

Powerful File Search for Mac

Coming Soon: HoudahSpot 5.0

Beta testing for HoudahSpot 5.0 has ended. Expect HoudahSpot 5.0 to be released soon.

HoudahSpot 5.0 requires macOS 10.13 or later with Spotlight indexing enabled.
HoudahSpot 5.0 is fully compatible with macOS 10.14 Mojave - and includes dark mode.

What's New in HoudahSpot 5

  • Smart Text Preview: Focus on paragraphs that match your search
  • Arranged Results: Group search results by date, size, kind, or application
  • Dark Mode: HoudahSpot looks good in black
  • Touch Bar: Access common functions from the comfort of your keyboard
  • Recent Attributes: HoudahSpot remembers recently used search attributes and result columns
  • Recent Values: HoudahSpot remembers recently used file extensions, tags, and file types
  • Enhanced Grid View: See pertinent file info right next to name and icon
  • Faster File Tagging: Custom keyboard shortcuts, favorite, and recent tags
  • Compact Mode: Shrink the HoudahSpot window. Make room for easy drag-and-drop to other applications
  • Vertical Layout: Show details and previews below search results. Save screen space
  • Fewer Windows: Reset a search. Start over with a new search in the current window
  • Finder Extension: Summon HoudahSpot from the Finder toolbar
  • Much more: Many refinements make HoudahSpot more efficient than ever

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