Alternatives to Gawk for all platforms with any license

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Desktop

Indie / Classic

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    ack

    Ack is designed as a standalone (one perl file) replacement for 99% of the uses of grep. ack is intelligent about the files it searches. It knows about certain file types, based on both the extension on the file and, in some cases...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • datamash

    GNU datamash is command-line program which performs simple calculation (e.g. count, sum, min, max, mean, stdev, string coalescing) on input files. Datamash has a rich set of statistical functions, to quickly assess information in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • ripgrep

    ripgrep combines the usability of The Silver Searcher with the raw speed of grep.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • spot

    Tiny ack-style file search utility. All arguments constitute the search text. No need to wrap most searches in double quotes. Short & written in Bash - just find & grep: you can edit it easily to suit your liking. Searches...

    Open Source Linux

  • Mawk

    mawk is an interpreter for the AWK Programming Language.

    Open Source Linux

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