Alternatives to HoudahSpot for all platforms with any license



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  • Locate32 icon


    Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate...

    Open Source Windows

  • TotalFinder icon


    TotalFinder brings tabs to your native Finder and more! Other features include dual-panel mode and showing folders before files.

    Commercial Mac Finder

  • RecentX icon


    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It...

    Commercial Windows

  • Finder icon


    The Finder is the default application program used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems that is responsible for the overall...

    Free Mac

  • Path Finder icon

    Path Finder

    Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and...

    Commercial Mac

  • 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...

    Free Personal Windows

  • EasyFind icon


    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files...

    Free Mac

  • Searchmonkey icon


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

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • Find Any File icon

    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...

    Free Mac

  • Leap icon


    With Leap you find things based on your natural memory of that file. “Hhmm it was a big photoshop file of a basketball court” or...

    Commercial Mac

  • Yep icon


    With Yep 2, you can easily track over 100,000 documents like PDFs, iWork and Office documents, use Quick Look or Yeps built-in...

    Commercial Mac

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  • iFileX icon


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

    Free Mac

  • NeoFinder icon


    NeoFinder (formerly known as CDFinder) is a powerful and very fast disk cataloging tool, reading metadata like EXIF, IPTC, JPG, TIFF...

    Commercial Mac

  • Tembo icon


    Tembo: Easy and Effective Searching Tembo is an efficient search tool that is based upon the Spotlight engine. The job of Tembo is...

    Commercial Mac

  • abeMeda icon


    abeMeda is a disk and data library for all your media assets, and almost everything that spins -harddisks, CD's, DVD's...

    Commercial Windows

  • File buddy icon

    File buddy

    File Buddy is best thought of as a collection of tools for managing the vast number of files and folders found on your hard drive. A...

    Commercial Mac

  • Spotlight icon


    Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger). Backed by...

    Free Mac

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  • TaskSurfer icon


    TaskSurfer gives you all of the tools you need to manage things the way you want. Stick things in folders, use contexts to decide...

    Commercial Mac

  • Scherlokk icon


    Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria....

    Commercial Mac

  • Magican File icon

    Magican File Discontinued

    Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks. Search files on disk -...

    Free Mac

  • Invantive BusinessDrive icon

    Invantive BusinessDrive

    Invantive BusinessDrive enables you to work with documents stored in (cloud) applications and databases as if they were stored on a...

    Commercial Windows Invantive Studio

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