Yandex.String – the Russian alternative to Cortana
Although Microsoft Edge as search engines continue to use Bing (with the exception of some regions), you can easily replace it with Google or another search engine. But in this setting Cortana is still not available. But if you can’t replace search engine, you can try to find an alternative to itself Cortana. Just such an alternative is offered by the company Yandex. Developed by the program Yandex.The string works about as well as Cortana, allowing you to search on the computer and the Internet.
After installation, the program «lives» on the taskbar, where up and running. Via Yandex.Line you can search information on the Internet, files, folders, and programs on the computer, and quickly run the basic services of Yandex: Disk, Mail, Market, Pictures and so on. It would be superfluous to mention that the search on the Internet the program performs only through domestic search engine.
To additional and I must say very useful features of the app include voice search, recognition requests entered with the wrong layout and automated sorting of search results, the most relevant are laid out in the top of the panel.
Intratextual search is not supported, but this is not necessary, otherwise the program had to do more and index files.
In the settings of this utility you can change its appearance (from a choice of two options – icon and string), set hotkey for and select location – either near the «start» button, or the system clock.
the installation file of the programs on the promotion page yandex.ru/promo/searchline. Apply Yandex.Line free, contains no advertising, the start page of the browser changes that are compatible with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.