Alternatives to Tags for all platforms with any license

  • 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

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    Where Is It?

    WhereIsIt is an application written for Windows operating systems, and designed to help you maintain and organize a catalog of your computer media collection, including CD-ROMs and DVDs, audio CDs, diskettes, removable drives, hard...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Last version: 2014 Lot of functionality not working anymore (IMDB)
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    Tabbles

    Tabbles - advanced tagging system Tabbles allows you to categorize your files/folders by placing them in as many tabbles (tag-bubbles) as you like and then find them back by remembering what that file was about and “combining” the...

    Freemium Windows

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    TaggedFrog

    Based on the convenient drag ’n’ drop technique, TaggedFrog allows you to organize your files, documents and Web links. Just add objects to the library and tag them with any keywords. That’s it. You can forget the file name or where...

    Free Windows

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    Elyse

    Because files can fit in many different categories and contexts, a tagging approach to managing them, like the kind we have for photos, bookmarks, and blog posts, makes sense. Elyse provides tag management for your files, with up to...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    tag2find

    Tag everything on your desktop like files, images, movies or music by simply using tags. 3 languages: english, german, espanol. tag2find can be integrated everywhere where you need it - in the taskbar, in Explorer, in Internet...

    Free Windows

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    DiviFile

    DiviFile: A Hub for Your Information Do you maintain a set of folders for organizing your documents? Another set for arranging your Favorites? And yet another set of folders and categories in Microsoft Outlook for notes and emails?...

    Free Windows

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    Rummage

    Locating your documents with ease. Rummage is a simple tool that does all the hard work organising your documents so you can find them fast. Spend less time searching and start seeing results

    Free Windows

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    Leap

    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 “Something I tagged important” or “A word document somewhere in my documents folder”. With the Finder...

    Commercial Mac

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    Taglists

    TagLists is a small application for OS X that allows you to quickly see which files you've tagged with particular tags. It uses the OpenMeta tagging system, which means that it finds files that have been tagged with any of the...

    Open Source Mac

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    Tagger

    Tagger is a small application for OS X that can be used for quickly adding arbitrary textual tags to files. It uses the OpenMeta system for saving tags, so the tags you add with it will be readable (and editable) by all the other...

    Open Source Mac

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    TaggTool

    The Personal File Tagging Utility. Tagg is a utility which locates your files based on simple labels you attach or tag on to your files.

    Commercial Windows

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    TagsForAll

    An excellent solution based on tags/keywords for streamlining the access to images, documents, photos, books, multimedia content, and so on. The advantage of organizing files via tags\keywords is having a more flexible way of...

    Freemium Windows

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    NiftyBox

    Nifty Box is a tagging application for the mac. Keep web bookmarks, classify pictures, and annotate documents. Organize with tags and let Nifty Box show you related information. Browse your library and find without searching.

    Free Mac

    • Discontinued According to the message on the official site the tool is discontinued.
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    TagoMan

    TagoMan frees you from constrains of your folders. It helps you organize your files, links and notes using tags. As one can assign multiple tags to an entry, tags can be used to group entries in arbitrary and flexible way without...

    Free Mac

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    TagLauncher

    TagLauncher is a better way to classify your files and find them. By tagging, you put files in virtual folders but files are not limited to be in one of them. It means similar tags makes files similar, therefore finding them will be...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued I can only find this: http://www.killerstartups.com/web-app-tools/taglauncher-com-a-cure-for-messy-desktops/
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    Punakea

    Punakea is a little app that allows one to apply tags to files on one's computer. It then allows searching, browsing and manipulation of files in its tag-browser

    Open Source Mac

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    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
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    miTaggedMarks

    With miTaggedMarks you organise and access your local bookmarks using tags, instead of the usual hierarchical tree structure. With a new way to handle a large number of tags. Works with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Seamonkey...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.01.4, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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