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Google Desktop Search replacement for Windows

Before Google discontinued it in 2010 on dubious grounds I used Google Desktop Search, had a few plugins, and I liked the fact that it could be accessed by browser and also you could browse a text ...
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

I want a software for Windows to find visually similar images (pictures) on my hard disk. My need is it must find a given image is visually similar. That is, take a sample image as input and search ...
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Find visually similar images to a given image on Linux

I’m looking for a tool/software that will take an image as an example and scan my hard drive to find similar images to it, just like what Google Images does on the Web. Must run on Linux. See Find ...
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Search documents & display results in snippet view like Google books?

I'm looking for any software that can search keywords in documents (at least text files, but hopefully PDFs) in a folder (or even within a single file) and show the result in snippet view like Google ...
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Software for matching rectangular images in other images or PDFs

I'm looking for software that searches through multiple images or a PDF for an smaller image that I give it. The best example I can give is with this page from a stamp catalogue: I would give the ...
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Program to search by file name in Windows?

I'm looking for a Windows program that searches recursively (although it would be nice to have an option to only search the top-level directory) in a directory for files whose names match a regular ...
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Time based video search engine

I have a collection of demonstration videos and I would like to be able to store what happens in the videos so I can view snippets from them later on. each video might contain multiple patterns made ...