Crack Tracker is a software application that provides users with a simple means of finding and removing counterfeit e-books, movies, music, games and others, on several search engines.
After going through a seamless and quick installation process, you are met with a pretty well-organized and clear-cut interface. It is comprised of a menu bar, a pane in which to list all download URLs found, a few buttons and some tabs, which enable you to quickly toggle and view the scoured websites.
In addition to that, well-drawn Help contents are provided, and thus ensure the fact that all types of users, including those with little or no previous experience with computers, can easily find their way around it.
As stated above, Crack Tracker can help you in regards to protecting intellectual property distributed online, such as e-books, movies, songs and games. It works by looking on several search engines, including SoftArchive, Freshwap, Sharedir, 4shared and Filetram, and helping you to send a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) notice to the people that are illegally sharing your material, with just a click of the button.
This search is conducted with the help of a user-input keyword, yet you should know that the list of search engines cannot be customized.
Results are going to be displayed in the main window as a list, along with URL, name, size and keyword used. From here, it is possible to copy results to the Clipboard, send the aforementioned notice to the detected e-mail address, delete a selected item or clear the entire list, with just a click of the button.
From the settings panel, it is possible to tweak a pretty large number of parameters. For example, it is possible to set up this utility to check all the resulted web pages, the maximum number of download locations examined, maximum URLs per page, and number of parallel searches.
You can also configure the DMCA report. To be more precise, you can change its subject, the actual message and delivery method (e.g. default mail client or remove mail server).
In conclusion, Crack Tracker proves to be a handy piece of software when it comes to protecting your intellectual property. The search might put a strain on your computer’s performance, yet this is to be expected giving the nature of the tool. The interface is suitable to all users and tasks are completed in a timely manner.