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    Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    Looking for Freeware / Shareware?

    Try OOKO Search.

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    Ken

    Excellent find! Using the "Filter By" panel at bottom of page goes a long way towards overcoming the shortcomings of using Google and other engines for this purpose; namely returning results on a "by webpage content basis". For instance, If I use Google to search for "freeware XYZ editor" I might get a ton of hits, but all of them might refer to pages containing non-free "XYZ editor"s + some other "freeware" offerings. OOOKO seems to produce much more definitive listings. I'm off to play hunter and collector! <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    <hr>I'm off to play hunter and collector!<hr>
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    Have fun Alan! <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    My quick scan shows VERY few freeware programs. In the categories I checked, most are "free to try" with $$$ noted.

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    What categories are you interested in? What might be the appropriate search keywords?

    Alan

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    Not looking for anything in particular. Just an observation after scanning half a dozen of the categories: Free to try ($$)

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    I didn't notice that "missing" feature on the Browse Category option. But it's easily filtered using the Advanced search options or the filter feature on the results. Then only the "free" licence items show up. For instance,
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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    Great! That makes it much easier to sort out the programs.

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    Re: Freeware / Shareware Search Engine

    yep <img src=/S/yep.gif border=0 alt=yep width=15 height=15>. I sure hope this one comes out of Beta and matures. I've seen a couple of other similar attempts, over the years, that unfortunately fizzled.

    Alan

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