End of Support for Copernic Agent

After many years, support for Copernic Agent ended on January 31st 2014. The various engines behind Copernic Agent are no longer updated or fixed.

Since September 30th 2014, all versions of Copernic Agent are no longer available for download or purchase. Copernic no longer supports, updates or provide technical support for Copernic Agent.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us directly.

Thanks again to all of our users.

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Desktop Search - Copernic

Version 4.1.1. is available

Today, Copernic released a new version of Copernic Desktop Search available (4.1.1).

This update is recommended for all users and improves the usability of CDS.

Changes & Improvements
Indexing of Lotus Notes items is now supported (Version 7.0.2 to 8.5)
Added deployment options for system administrators (through GPO)
Added the throttling option to indexing network folders and Outlook network email (via GPO)
Added the option to “Save search terms history”
Added the option to import the Copernic Desktop Search 3 configuration at the installation.
Added a search visual cue (Searching…)
Added a unique theme for the lite version
Added the option to export the search results list
Added the highlighting option for keywords in the search results list and the preview pane header
Added asterix (*) special character support when adding a new extension
Improved search for file type refine criteria
Highlighting improvement
Improved Google Chrome™ & Firefox detection

Fixes
Fixed issue with numbers management
Fixed issue with the refine fields default values for “File Type”
Fixed fatal error when using the drag & drop inside the detailed list group
Fixed actions issue on items in Outlook 2003 or less
Fixed « Open »action issue with Mozilla® Thunderbird™ on Windows XP
Fixed critical crash with Internet Explorer® not available
Fixed display issue with the CTRL-CTRL shortcut
Fixed drag & drop issue when the file name contains special characters
Fixed display issue with indexation status
Fixed display issue with the refine fields when changing category

To update, go to our download page.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us.

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Copernic Desktop Search 4 is here!

Copernic is introducing the new version 4 of its desktop search product. The upgraded Copernic Desktop Search (CDS) further increases its competitive edge by adding new features and expanding its search capabilities.

The technology behind Copernic Desktop Search 4 was completely overhauled to add brand new search capabilities. By doing so, users can now benefit from features such “search within your results”, “Google Chrome™ integration to search favorites and history” and “additional refine search criteria” The new version adds full support of double-byte characters, which means that our users will be able to search new languages such as Mandarin, Russian, Hebrew and many others. Also, the user interface is now offered in six languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese(new)
  • Dutch (new)
  • more languages coming soon

Copernic Desktop Search version 4 is immediately available on our website where more information on new features and improvements can also be found.

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Windows Search across network drives

Windows 8 & 7 has Windows Search built-in, but you can only index folders on the local PC. What if you have access to a network and it contains many file repositories?

How do you currently organize yourself to find your documents? Have you structured your documents so that every document is placed correctly?

Misplacing a document or browsing through the architecture can be very time consuming especially when there are productivity tools available. These tools, desktop search engine, know your computer and network drives inside out and can pin point your file instantly.

Why not regain valuable time with Copernic Desktop Search, espcially with the new version coming?

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Legal document search

Information is knowledge and knowing more knowledge means gaining a valuable advantage over your competitor especially in a legal case. More and more lawyers use Copernic Desktop Search to search for keywords inside legal documents.

Often legal documents are PDF files and OCR files. Many search engine will not index OCR files which can prove to have valuable information when working on a legal case. By using Copernic search engine you access information faster and in a more efficient way.

By providing a search engine to your legal team, you all become more productive and can focus even more on your client’s needs.

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How do you organise your information?

Most users have some sort of filing system; however your structure will get bigger with files in multiple locations, which can become hard to navigate. You need to remember where the file is located. From time to time, you will ask yourself where to save the document. When you decide to organize your computer, it all makes sense now, but will it make sense further down the road? Probably not!

So, you will start to look for a solution that helps you find that information. Basic search tool offered on Windows PCs have to go through every file every time a query is launched. That’s why there are several search engines available for your desktop. Most of them will have to build an index of the contents of your hard drive and it usually takes several hours.

With the use of a Desktop Search, you may ask yourself, why should I organize my computer now? By knowing where a file could be located, you can help the desktop search refine the search and find the document faster. There is still a need for you to have a basic structure to classify your documents.

How do you find your information?

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Upcoming trends – Social Search

As stipulated in the US Digital Future in focus 2013 by ComScore, Social Search will become a much bigger them in the 2013 theme market. More and more social elements are being integrated into search engines. Right now, the added value is more about local search, when people search for restaurants or small businesses around the user’s location. Major search engine can search inside social network sites for broad results but wouldn’t be nice to be able to search inside your own social profiles?

There is so much information about you but would you trust search engines to search inside your profile? Once connected and access to your profile given to the search engine, it would index your personal data and push them every time a personal query is launched. This is a major drawback as the search engine would likely keep a major portion of your personal data in their index so it does not have to re-index everything every time your launch a query.

Would you trust search engines with your personal data?

Where do you see social search going in 2013?

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