Browsing Disks and Folders in The Disk Catalog

The tab Disks includes:

  • List of disk groups.
  • List of disks/folders in a group.
  • Disk's / folder's file structure.
  • Current object's description pane.
Browsing disks and folders
List of disk groups - allows selecting a specific group.
Grouping disks by category is convenient; e.g.: programs, games, video, music.
The selected group is used for browsing and searching.
To modify groups and disks within groups, use the group editor.

List of disks/folders in a group - lists disks and folders that belong to the selected group.

Disk's/folder's file structure - displays the file structure of the selected disk/folder.

Current object's description pane - displays description of the selected disk, folder or file. When an object is selected, this pane displays the object's description list or text; e.g. the file readme.txt or MP3 file's tag.
To modify the description: Open the dialog window Object's Properties (select the Properties item on the File menu or click on the Properties button button on the toolbar).

Note: You can hide the list of disks when needed: (on the View menu, point at Panels and then select Disk list or click on the Disk list button button on the toolbar). The description pane can be hidden as well (on the View menu, point at Panels and then select Descriptions or click on the Descriptions button button on the toolbar).

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April 19, 2017
Hey! We are almost not updating the program but you can order licenses if you need the program. The project is not dead and the latest version of SMD is 4.43.

April 16, 2014
A little bugfix is uploaded.

January 11, 2011
SearchMyDiscs 4.4 released. Added the Blu-Ray disk support.

May 28, 2010
SearchMyDiscs 4.3 released. Added an option that allows configuring the CD/DVD drive letter list.

March 23, 2010
SearchMyDiscs 4.2 released. Updated MSdcRAW.dll for scanning RAW files. Added support for lossless sound files APE, FLAC, and CUE.

November 30, 2009
SearchMyDiscs 4.1 released. Added searching photos by EXIF tags. Added getting additional EXIF tags.

April 1, 2009
SearchMyDiscs 4.0 released. Added new and powerful report generator. New features: Better looking tables and reports; Detailed preview window; Exporting to the PDF, DOC, XLS, HTML, CSV, JPG, BMP, GIF file formats. Added creating reports on the file catalog.

July 7, 2008
SearchMyDiscs 3.7 released. Added support for multiple scans of the same folders (you can select whether you want to refresh a folder's content or to create a new copy of the folder). Added importing folders with the same paths. Now you can create a database of local disks (and removable disks) of all your computers and search files in the database. Updated MSdcRAW.dll for scanning RAW files. Added support for new digital cameras.

May 5, 2008
SearchMyDiscs 3.61 released. Added automatic rotation of photo thumbnails according to EXIF data and FreeDB support for scanning mixed-mode CD disks (data+audio).

October 26, 2007
SearchMyDiscs 3.5 released. Added batch files tagging. Added support for read-only databases. Now you can open databases stored on CD/DVD disks or network servers. Improved Windows Vista compatibility.

August 16, 2007
SearchMyDiscs 3.4 released. Added getting thumbnails from video files (avi, vob, wmv, etc.). Added support for DNG digital photograph raw files. Added ability to include file descriptions to reports. Added saving IPTC comments for digital photographs. Added support for the "descript.ion" files. Added ability to add disk cover images. Added support for removable drives (Zip, Jazz, USB drives, etc.). Added new languages: Swedish, Bulgarian, Brazilian Portuguese.

May 17, 2007
New article: Search photos by EXIF tags

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