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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...

    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...

    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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained: last stable version, 2.5, and beta version, 2.6 beta2, were released in 2010.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.
  • 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

  • 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....

    Free Personal Windows

  • Catfish icon

    Catfish

    Catfish is a versatile file searching tool. Catfish is a search GUI powered by locate and find behind the scenes, with autocompletion from Zeitgeist and locate. The advanced options allow filtering by date and file type. The...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Searchmonkey icon

    Searchmonkey

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories. Written in Gtk2 it is highly portable, and as well as running on Linux, ports are available on...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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    Find Any File

    Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by content, though). As there are other tools with a similar search operation, here are the special features...

    Free Mac

  • SwiftSearch icon

    SwiftSearch

    SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives. Most search utilities that achieve similar speeds do so by...

    Open Source Windows

  • MasterSeeker icon

    MasterSeeker

    MasterSeeker is software to search and find files in your pc lightning fast.

    Free Windows

  • AndroSearch icon

    AndroSearch

    Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do. Featuring sub second, full text, Desktop Search in files content, and over apps names and description. KEY FEATURES: - Files Search - by name...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    HoudahSpot

    HoudahSpot is an advanced file search tool for Mac. Use HoudahSpot to locate hard-to-find files and keep frequently used files within reach. HoudahSpot builds upon Spotlight, which comes preinstalled with OS X. It makes Spotlight...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Super Finder XT icon

    Super Finder XT

    Replacement for Windows built-in search. Search files, folders and other data efficiently and easily.

    Free Windows

  • Instant File Searcher Professional icon

    Instant File Searcher Professional

    Instant File Searcher Professional is a powerful search engine for files and folders stored on computer. Features: Search by Name – Extension – Date and time – Size in Bytes/KB/MB/GB/TB – Creation time – Modification time –...

    Free Windows

  • ANGRYsearch icon

    ANGRYsearch

    Instant file search, showing results as you type.

    Open Source Linux

  • Organyze Individual Edition

    Find files fast across folders, drives, disks and machines and emails in MS Outlook, find duplicates. Attach labels, bookmarks and comments, automatic backup, synchronize, messaging. Tag Web pages while downloading. Share labels with...

    Free Windows

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  • FileSearchEX icon

    FileSearchEX

    FileSearchEX is the no nonsense file search utility for Windows 7 and higher. It offers the simplified search interface like Windows XP yet in an updated and modern fashion. Unlike other search tools, FileSearchEX works well with...

    Commercial Windows

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    iFileX

    iFileX's functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now replaced by Spotlight.

    Free Mac

  • DeskRule icon

    DeskRule

    Wherever you have files DeskRule can locate them. Search your hard disk, but also in mobile phones and cameras, zipfolders, FTP, OneDrive and all the other virtual shell folders.

    Commercial Windows

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    Multiple file search & replace

    Make a change immediately in many files, add new text or new links in various webpages, change descriptions, key words and other metatags, repair inactive links, and redesign and optimize pages for search engines

    Commercial Windows

  • Scherlokk icon

    Scherlokk

    Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily. Search can be made on...

    Commercial Mac

  • FSearch

    FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3. Note: The application is in an early development stage and still considered...

    Open Source Linux

  • Mini Run icon

    Mini Run

    A handy tool to start application by keyboard.

    Free Windows

  • Tag Everything icon

    Tag Everything

    "Tag Everything" allows you to assign tags to files and folders. It does not matter how complicated your directory structure is, with tags you will find what you need in a second. Organize your data. Windows Explorer...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Not available from author's homepage
  • Xscan by Rixstep icon

    Xscan by Rixstep

    No indexes junking down your disk - have you ever thought of what happens if your indexes start getting indexed? None of that. No 'snapshot' thinking where you only see what the system found the last time it looked (whenever...

    Commercial Mac

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    • Ava Find
      • Discontinued The program is no longer updated and the official download link doesn't work anymore. Last version, 1.5, released in May 2003, can be still downloaded from Download.com

      Find Instantly Search without delay. Amazing Accuracy Sophisticated ranking shows what you want near the top. Find New Files...

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EasyFind Comments

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Positive Comment by PeFClic
about EasyFind Apr 2016

I've disabled Spotlight for some folders with a lot of PDFs files that require a very high work for spotlight to index and I use EasyFind to quickly select all these PDFs to take a look at them.

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I use this instead of uninstaller apps like app-zapper and ...

Comment by stepandr2009
about EasyFind Jun 2011

I use this instead of uninstaller apps like app-zapper and app-cleaner. It searches the whole of my hard drive in a few seconds and lets me find literally all traces of an app, unlike the "uninstallers" which only search certain folders.
10/10

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I use it daily, since spotlight gives crappy results since ...

Comment by tomasnygren
about EasyFind Jun 2011

I use it daily, since spotlight gives crappy results since I have it turned off on some drives due to cpu clogging... this app is real fun! and besides runs on low memory!

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