The free download combines the Google Sidebar with the desktop technology that lets users search their systems for text documents, email messages and recently visited web pages.
The Google Sidebar offers a number of tools to display information from online and offline sources, including a Gmail account, news websites and locally stored photos.
Google unveiled the beta of Desktop 2 in August. The final version of the application adds several new features, according to the search firm.
The beta is available only in English for now, and requires Windows XP or 2000 with Service Pack 3. The application is available as a free download from Google's website here.
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