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  • 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...

    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 adds an entry to the shell context...

    Open Source Windows

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    AstroGrep

    AstroGrep is A Microsoft Windows GUI File Searching (grep) utility. Features include regular expressions, versatile printing options, stores most recent used paths and...

    Open Source 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 using text, regular expression, XPath...

    Open Source Windows

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    PowerGREP

    Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network using powerful text patterns to find exactly the information you want. Search and replace with plain...

    Commercial Windows

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    Windows Grep

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

    Commercial Windows

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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 essentially a text search-and-replace...

    Free Windows

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  • ripgrep

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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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...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • 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 features such as ignoring files per...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • regexxer

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

    Open Source Windows Linux

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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, duplicate and everything else you need...

    Commercial Windows

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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, OneDrive and all the other virtual shell...

    Commercial Windows

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