Search engine for your online accounts — Here's how to find anything from your Gmail, Slack, Messenger and similar at once
- Needl - a cross-platform application that lets you search across your local file system and accounts.
- Needl can be integrated with
Gmail, Slack, Google Drive, and more.
- It is available for both Windows and
AdvertisementHave you ever struggled to find a document and couldn’t remember if it was shared over Gmail, Slack, or Skype? Needl, lets you search across your multiple accounts and helps you find a required document within seconds.
Google, MSN, Bing, DuckDuckGo, and other search engines help you to find information from the web, but it is hard to find documents, emails, messages, and meeting schedules from your own accounts.
Needl is a cross-platform application that lets you search across your local file system and accounts like Google Drive, Gmail, Google Calendar, Slack, Skype, and more. The free version of Needl is available on the web, Windows, and Mac websites and lets you connect a single account per integration. In the free version, you will get limited access and standard integration to Slack, Gmail, Notion, Google Drive, and Calendar.
If you need more features and integrations like Jira and Linear, then you have to pay $10 per month, which you get multiple accounts per platform and 24/7 customer support.
How to use it?
Needl is easy to set up and use, once installed, it will ask you to connect your accounts like Google, Slack, and more. Once done, you can easily search for files, events, emails, and other things across all these accounts and your local file system. Also, you can filter your search by messages, files, events, emails, and tasks.
The app also comes in handy with different shortcuts for navigating the app. Further, you can also customize the view to get more contextual information.
Since it’s a matter of data and access to private accounts, the company clarifies all the information is stored on an AWS server and uses SSL to encrypt data during transit and 256-bit AES encryption at rest. Further, Needl claims that ‘We will never sell your data.’
Max Keenan, Angela Liu, and James Liu are all Needl founders and alums of the
The company has raised $2.5 million from different investors. Needl was rolled out to 200 users under a closed beta in August, and now the company is making it available to everyone.
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