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Google Desktop

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Free Freeware
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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
May 14, 2012
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Google Desktop Review

Google Desktop is a freeware app filed under desktop enhancement software and made available by Google for Windows.

The review for Google Desktop has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below. If you would like to submit a review of this software download, we welcome your input and encourage you to submit us something!

PC desktop and search enhancement:

Google Desktop gives you easy access to information on your computer and from the web. It's a desktop search application that provides full text search over your email, computer files, music, photos, chats and web pages that you've viewed.

By making your computer searchable, Google Desktop puts your information easily within your reach and frees you from having to manually organize your files, emails and bookmarks. It makes searching your computer as easy as searching the web with Google.

Google Desktop doesn't just help you search your computer; it also helps you gather new information from the web with Sidebar, a new desktop feature that shows you your new email, weather and stock information, personalized news and RSS/Atom feeds, and more.

Features and highlights
  • Fast file indexing, superior to Windows built-in search
  • Sidebar with email, scratch pad, photos, news, weather and Google Talk
  • Quick find feature provides quick access to files
  • Deskbars provide online search functionality
  • Gadgets and plug-ins: offers an endless amount of plug-ins and gadgets for Windows
Compability and license

Google Desktop is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from desktop enhancement software without restrictions. Google Desktop 5.9.1005.12335 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Google. This download was signed by Google and distributed as GoogleDesktopSetup.exe.

Filed under:
  1. Google Desktop Download
  2. Freeware Desktop Enhancement Software
  3. Major release: Google Desktop 5.9
  4. Free Software Download
Google Desktop has been picked by our editors as very good.
Google Desktop has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Google Desktop 5.9.1005.12335 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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Download1.92 MB - Tested clean
Download Ranking
in Enhancement
#2 of 95
3.8 out of 5 based on 135 ratings.

Enhancement Downloads

  1. Google DriveAccess your Google Drive files directly from Windows Explorer
  2. Google Music PlayerAccess Google music without having your browser open
  3. GMail DriveAccess your GMail data from the Windows shell
  4. Google Backup and SyncGoogle's answer to cloud storage with drive synchronization in Windows
  5. Google Talk PluginAdds functionality to your Google Mail and Google Voice experience
More information
Product Name:
Google Desktop
Size on disk:
2,014,704 B
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