Software to search thru PDF files?

Luis M. Sanchez lmsp at
Fri Nov 19 10:24:29 EST 2004

On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 02:59:59 GMT, atikhono <atik21 at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Few month ago I have went across a news on free software that can do  
> keyword search through PDF files. It was written by one "lazy"-genius  
> postdoc or grad.student who get lost in reprints/files.
> Does anyone have info or URL to get to this program?
> Thanks,
> Alex
FileHand Search ( is free and searches inside pdf  
files as well as inside many other file types. It also searches pdfs  
version 1.5 (the ones created with Acrobat 6).

Luis M. Sanchez
Department of Biochemistry
University of Oviedo
Oviedo, 33006

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