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  • Everything icon


    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows...

    Free Windows

  • DocFetcher icon


    DocFetcher 1.1 is a portable German/English Open Source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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

  • 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

  • grepWin icon


    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 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

  • FileSearchy icon


    File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search...

    Free Personal Windows

  • dnGREP icon


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

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

  • Lookeen Desktop Search icon

    Lookeen Desktop Search

    A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search...

    Freemium Windows Microsoft Office Outlook

  • SearchMyFiles icon


    SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows. It...

    Free Windows

  • AstroGrep icon


    AstroGrep is A Microsoft Windows GUI File Searching (grep) utility. Features include regular expressions, versatile printing options...

    Open Source Windows

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  • RegexBuddy icon


    RegexBuddy is your perfect companion for working with regular expressions. Learning, creating, understanding, testing, using and...

    Commercial Windows

  • grep icon


    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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    Index Your Files Discontinued

    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

  • 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

  • SwiftSearch icon


    SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever...

    Open Source Windows

  • MasterSeeker icon


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

    Free Windows

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  • BareGrep icon


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

    Freemium 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

  • SMF – Search my Files icon

    SMF – Search my Files

    SMF is a file and file duplicate search tool that uses hashing (MD5, CRC32 or SHA1) to determine similarity. It has tons of search...

    Free Windows

  • XSearch icon


    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

  • AndroSearch icon


    Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do. Featuring sub second, full text, Desktop Search...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Regex Lab .NET

    Regex Lab .NET is a full-featured application for editing regular expressions. The application features a modern, highly functional UI...

    Open Source Windows

  • Super Finder XT icon

    Super Finder XT

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

    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

  • Wise JetSearch icon

    Wise JetSearch

    Wise JetSearch can help you search files or folders on all your local drives in just a few seconds. Input your keywords, select the...

    Free Windows

  • Replace Text icon

    Replace Text

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

    Free Windows

  • liquidFOLDERS icon


    liquidFOLDERS stores all files in a separate area of your computer we call "store". A store does not have a fixed directory...

    Commercial Windows Windows Explorer

  • Batch File Replace icon

    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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