Alternatives to AstroGrep for all platforms with any license

Platforms

Desktop

Indie / Classic

  • 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...

    Freemium Windows

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    grepWin

    grepWin is a simple search and replace tool which can use PCRE regular expressions to search for strings of text within files. grepWin...

    Open Source Windows

  • FileLocator icon

    FileLocator

    FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find. It...

    Freemium Windows

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    dnGREP

    dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives...

    Open Source Windows

  • grep

    grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku

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    Searchmonkey

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories. ...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • PowerGREP icon

    PowerGREP

    Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network using powerful text patterns to find exactly the information you...

    Commercial Windows

  • Windows Grep icon

    Windows Grep

    The program combines the power and flexibility of traditional command line grep utilities available on DOS, UNIX and other platforms...

    Commercial Windows

  • BareGrep icon

    BareGrep

    A free file finding and text searching tool: * Regular expression text search * High performance search algorithm * Wildcard and...

    Freemium Windows

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    XSearch

    XSearch is a free search tool that with more features that Windows Search didn't provided. It can search files on your computer in...

    Free Windows

  • The Silver Searcher

    Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    Replace Text

    Replace Text, formerly called BK ReplaceEm, is the free string-replacing utility for Windows. At its core, Replace Text is...

    Free Windows

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  • UltraFinder

    UltraFinder is your personal search engine for your PC, network, and remote servers! Find any file, word, text string, pattern...

    Commercial Windows

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    Batch File Replace

    Search and replace text and raw bytes in multiple files. Features include: multi-line text entry; full support for RegEx with syntax...

    Freemium Windows

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    Advanced File Finder

    Generate file list of all files with specific name pattern, extension, properties and attributes, as well as text and binary content...

    Commercial Windows

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    FAR - Find And Replace

    FAR is a simple tool for search and replace operations over multiple files. You can apply ordinary "word by word"...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    DeskRule

    Wherever you have files DeskRule can locate them. Search your hard disk, but also in mobile phones and cameras, zipfolders, FTP...

    Commercial Windows

  • regexxer

    regexxer is a nifty GUI search/replace tool featuring Perl-style regular expressions. If you need project-wide substitution and you’re...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • PRGrep icon

    PRGrep

    PRGrep is a powerful program to search strings inside files. Rather than showing a file list, the matching lines of text inside each...

    Free Windows

  • Multi Replacer icon

    Multi Replacer

    A very capable Windows Grep, search, replace and data extraction tool. - Search for files using powerful text matching commands...

    Commercial Windows

  • Cool Find icon

    Cool Find

    Cool Find is powerful file search & desktop search software for Windows XP, developed by Nihuo Software. Main Features: Search...

    Commercial Windows

  • KFileReplace

    KFileReplace is a KDE utility that replace some strings with others in a lot of files in an only operation. Then it's very easy to...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Advanced Find and Replace

    Search files with smart queries as with Google, replace simple or multiline text in multiple files. The batch replace operation easily...

    Commercial Windows