Google Desktop 5.9.911.3589

Google - (Freeware)

Simple, discreet and free, Google Desktop will not only decorate your desktop but also offers very useful tools for searching and managing documents.

Google Desktop is simply Google for the local content. It makes searching for documents on the computer. It indexes all data from the hard disks as the eponymous search engine does with the Web. This way, typing an object name in the search box, will search all files, whether picture, e-mail, music photo, text, etc. The search results will then be displayed in a web page exactly similar to the Google website.

This tool is not limited to file names, it is able to search through the contents of various types of documents, Word, PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, Images, Videos, Music and e-mails and their attachments.

The application introduces also gadgets and a sidebar. The use of these new materials is very broad and can be used to display the time, weather, resource consumption of the machine, the remaining battery on a laptop, news, search field on the Web. In addition, a music player is also present, as well as other more fun elements like an interactive plant for example.

A sidebar containing, among other things, a checklist, a Notepad also allows to organize other gadgets. It offers instant access to messages, the latest news , to the inputs of favorite blogs or RSS feeds or the latest web pages viewed on the computer.

Google is known for its many services like Gmail or Google Maps and Google Desktop integrates naturally with these, so user can check his emails or search for an address directly from the sidebar.

Google Desktop 5.9.911.3589
File Size:
1.9 MB
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64 / Windows7 64 / Windows8 / Windows8 64
Date Added:
13 Dec 2009
MD5 Checksum:

New Features and Fixed Bugs:

1. Update : upgrade Scintilla from v1.78 to v2.01.
2. New icon : change from old icon to a cool chamelon icon.
3. New feature : virtual space for column mode.
4. New feature : multi-editing / selection.
5. New feature : tab settings for per language.
6. New feature : selected lines moving up/down capacity.
7. New feature : incremental Search shows pink background when text not found (like Firefox).
8. New feature : rational number is recognized in User Defined Language System.
9. New feature : escape character capacity for the delimiter in User Defined Language System.
10. Bug fixed : tool bar tip crash issue.
11. Bug fixed : column editor inserting octal number broken issue.
12. Changed behaviour : "-nosession" parameter's not only none of session is loaded, but also none of session is saved.
13. Bug fixed : docking feature crash issue.
14. New feature : the ability to not launch Auto-updater during a period (15 days by default).
15. New feature : import plugins feature (load on the fly).
16. New feature : import theme (stylers.xml) feature.
17. Bug fixed : a crash issue while launch Fin in file (regression since v5.4.5).
18. Bug fixed : a crash issue while deleting the last line.
19. Bug fixed : a bug of plugin message NPPM_GETPLUGINSCONFIGDIR (regression since v5.4.5).
20. New feature : new plugin notification NPPN_DOCORDERCHANGED to notify plugins that document order is changed.
21. Bug fixed : tool bar chevron disappeared bug (regression since previous versions).
22. Bug fixed : a crash bug due to instability of FTP_synchronize plugin (enhance Docking feature).
23. Bug fixed : getting fonts problem under Chines/Korean/Japanese environment.
24. Bug fixed : wrong File encoding auto-detection problem : binary file is detected as UTF-16 big-endian.

Included plugins (Unicode):

1. TextFX v0.26
2. NppExec v0.3.2
3. Spell Checker v1.3.3
4. MIME Tools v1.5
5. NppExport v0.2.8
6. Doc Monitor v2.2
7. NppNetNote v0.1
8. Compare Plugin 1.5.5
9. Plugin Manager

Included plugins (ANSI):

1. TextFX v0.25
2. NppExec v0.3.2
3. Spell Checker v1.3.3
4. MIME Tools v1.5
5. NppExport v0.2.8
6. Light Explorer v1.5
7. Doc Monitor v2.2
8. NppNetNote v0.1
9. Compare Plugin 1.5.5
10. Plugin Manager


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User Rating:

4.0/5 from 60 users