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  • Everything icon

    Everything

    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on...

    Free Windows

  • Launchy icon

    Launchy

    Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager. Launchy indexes the programs in your start menu and can launch your documents, project...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained: last stable version, 2.5, and beta version, 2.6 beta2, were released in 2010. The program works anyway and can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • FreeCommander icon

    FreeCommander

    An alternative windows file manager with advanced features similar to total commander.

    Free Windows PortableApps.com

  • Alfred icon

    Alfred

    Alfred is a quicklaunch application for Mac OS X, which aims to save you time in searching your local computer and the web.

    Freemium Mac

  • File Explorer icon

    File Explorer

    File Explorer, previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards. It provides a graphical user interface for accessing the...

    Free Windows

  • One Commander icon

    One Commander

    Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.

    Free Windows

  • RecentX icon

    RecentX

    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

    Commercial Windows

  • Lookeen Desktop Search icon

    Lookeen Desktop Search

    A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search requirements. Finds documents, outlook archives and e-mails, contacts, appointments, folders, etc.

    Commercial Windows Microsoft Office Outlook

  • TagSpaces icon

    TagSpaces

    TagSpaces is a multiplatform application, which allows you to manage and organize your local files with the help of tags.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android ... iPhone Self-Hosted Chrome Firefox

  • Wox icon

    Wox

    Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching. Since the local search is powered by Everything you will start receiving results as you type.

    Open Source Windows

  • Agent Ransack icon

    Agent Ransack

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to...

    Freemium Windows

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    Locate32

    Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory...

    Open Source Windows

  • DocFetcher icon

    DocFetcher

    DocFetcher 1.1 is a portable German/English Open Source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Searx icon

    Searx

    Searx is a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users. Why use Searx? - Searx may not offer you as personalised results as Google, but it doesn't generate a...

    Open Source Linux Web Self-Hosted

  • Google Desktop icon

    Google Desktop

    The power of Google on your desktop. Hit ctrl twice and you are ready for a full Google search of you hard drive and networked drives you may have. Indispensable if you need to find files quickly... the price doesn't hurt either! ...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Google Desktop was officially discontinued on September 14, 2011
  • XWiki icon

    XWiki

    A powerful Open Source collaborative platform enhancing collaboration and communication.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web ... Self-Hosted

  • CubicExplorer icon

    CubicExplorer

    CubicExplorer is a file manager which is aimed to replace Windows Explorer. It’s goal is to be easy and pleasant to use but still have enough power for more advanced usage. Its key features are tabs and bookmarks. It also has sessions...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Last commit 2013, website no longer up. See https://code.google.com/archive/p/cubicexplorer/source/default/commits
  • grepWin icon

    grepWin

    grepWin is a simple search and replace tool which can use PCRE regular expressions to search for strings of text within files. grepWin adds an entry to the shell context menu to easily search selected folders. The use of regular...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • Where Is It? icon

    Where Is It?

    WhereIsIt is an application written for Windows operating systems, and designed to help you maintain and organize a catalog of your computer media collection, including CD-ROMs and DVDs, audio CDs, diskettes, removable drives, hard drives...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Last version: 2014 Lot of functionality not working anymore (IMDB)
  • FileSearchy icon

    FileSearchy

    File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search inside PDF, Microsoft Office and other documents. Highlights found text in file names and contents. Clean...

    Free Personal Windows

  • FilesTube icon

    FilesTube

    FilesTube was a metasearch engine specialized in searching files rom various file hosting sites like: Mega, FileServe, FileSonic, 4shared, Rapidshare, Hotfile, Mediafire, Netload and many others. It also included sections for videos...

    Free Web

    • Discontinued On December 1, 2014, FilesTube became a free service for streaming licensed independent movies and documentaries. Now the website filestube.com redirects to https://alternativeto.net/software/viewster/
  • GroupDocs icon

    GroupDocs

    GroupDocs is a web-based service for online document sharing, collaboration and management. You can easily and securely upload, convert, view, sign and compare any document format (PDF, DOC, DOCX, XLS, PPT, PPTX and many more) with your...

    Commercial Windows Web

  • Copernic Desktop Search icon

    Copernic Desktop Search

    Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home. Copernic Desktop Search (CDS) enables you to instantly search files, e-mails, and e-mail attachments stored anywhere...

    Free Personal Windows

  • EasyFind icon

    EasyFind

    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing. EasyFind is especially useful for those tired of slow or...

    Free Mac

  • SearchMyFiles icon

    SearchMyFiles

    SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows. It allows you to easily search files in your system by wildcard, by last modified/created/last accessed time...

    Free Windows