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Looking for software under Windows and/or Mac to be able to organize PDF files and make search by keyword.

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One way on OSX is Papers

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Didn't really like the search function, doesn't bring all found results and should search incrementally to reach the document I need. Any other idea? –  Pablo Jul 6 '10 at 0:01
In OSX does the Apple spotlight search provide enough? –  Mark Jul 6 '10 at 8:04
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What about Mendeley ?

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nop, the search again gives me one result for document. –  Pablo Jul 7 '10 at 23:21
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  user3463 Aug 14 '12 at 7:14
When answering questions, solely recommending software is discouraged. If a part of your solution involves the use of a particular piece of software, I would consider using this meta post as a guideline. –  KronoS Aug 14 '12 at 16:05
@KronoS: One of you would have been enough to raise your pointer fingers :-) Also, consider that 2 years ago I was a Noobie, with probably less than 20 reputation points who didn't know his way around Stackoverflowland yet. You don't have better things to do right now, do you? –  Kurt Pfeifle Aug 14 '12 at 16:57
@KurtPfeifle You're post came up as low quality on the /reivew page. I felt that Randolphs comment wasn't on par with the issue at hand. Yes I understand that this is an old question, but instead of flagging for deletion, I saw that you're still online, and might be interested in improving your answer, hence the link to the meta post. Feel free to do as you please, just a friendly reminder that improvements can be made on even really old posts. :) Also see this meta post –  KronoS Aug 14 '12 at 17:03
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I search by keyword in finder, highlight the resulting docs, open them together in preview then search again. It gives a pretty good ranked interface it you don't have to many matches.

My docs have a bit of structure so it works well for finding technical references.

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