Google Desktop 5 Beta

Google has released a new beta version of their Google Desktop product, version 5. With a completely new look for the sidebar, that samples the desktop background and fades into it, so it blends seamlessly into the background, a new look for some of the gadgets to make them easier to tell apart, and easier to read and a new dialog for adding gadgets. Download the latest version by clicking this link . Google Desktop is part of the Google Pack, a suite of completely free software of which you can download it all, just the desktop product or any combination in between.

Desktop Search – Ever searched your computer and seen a row of results that looked almost identical – so you had to open file after file until you found the right one? Now there is a better way: preview search results from within Google Desktop. Don’t wait for an entire application to load, just click “Preview” and find the information you want right away. Finding the right file has never been easier!

Security – We take your security extremely seriously and have added new features to help make your search experience safer. Whether you?re clicking on links from documents, IMs and email or browsing the web, if we have information that the site you’re visiting might be trying to steal your personal information or install malicious software on your computer, we’ll give you a warning first so you can decide if you want to use the site. Source: The New Sidebar and Gadgets

Google Desktop makes searching your computer so easy its like searching the web with Google. It’s a desktop search application that provides full text search over your email, files, music, photos, chats, Gmail, web pages that you’ve viewed, and much more. 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.

Google Desktop doesn’t just help you search your computer; it also helps you gather new information from the web and stay organized with gadgets and sidebar. Google Gadgets can be placed anywhere on your desktop to show you new email, weather, photos, personalized news, and more. Sidebar is a vertical bar on your desktop that helps you keep your gadgets organized. Download now by clicking the button below.