Alternatives to Windows Grep for all platforms with any license



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  • 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

  • RecentX icon


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

    Commercial Windows

  • AstroGrep icon


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

    Open Source 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

  • 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

  • PowerGREP icon


    Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network using powerful text patterns to find exactly the information you...

    Commercial 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

  • BareGrep icon


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

    Freemium Windows

  • Multiple Search and Replace icon

    Multiple Search and Replace

    Multiple Search and Replace is a powerful utility that can search and replace text in multiple files at the same time. It supports...

    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

  • 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

  • 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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  • fnr.exe

    Open Source tool to find/replace text in multiple files. Extremely simple to use. Command line support to run Replace using batch...

    Free Windows

  • UltraFinder

    UltraFinder is your personal search engine for your PC, network, and remote servers! Find any file, word, text string, pattern...

    Commercial Windows

  • Batch RegEx icon

    Batch RegEx

    Replace, format, and extract text in multiple files using Regular Expressions. Perform GREP-like tasks including search and replace...

    Commercial Windows

  • Advanced File Finder icon

    Advanced File Finder

    Generate file list of all files with specific name pattern, extension, properties and attributes, as well as text and binary content...

    Commercial Windows

  • FAR - Find And Replace icon

    FAR - Find And Replace

    FAR is a simple tool for search and replace operations over multiple files. You can apply ordinary "word by word"...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • DeskRule icon


    Wherever you have files DeskRule can locate them. Search your hard disk, but also in mobile phones and cameras, zipfolders, FTP...

    Commercial Windows

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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...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • PRGrep icon


    PRGrep is a powerful program to search strings inside files. Rather than showing a file list, the matching lines of text inside each...

    Free Windows

  • Multi Replacer icon

    Multi Replacer

    A very capable Windows Grep, search, replace and data extraction tool. - Search for files using powerful text matching commands...

    Commercial Windows

  • InfoRapid Search & Replace icon

    InfoRapid Search & Replace

    InfoRapid Search & Replace is one of the most powerful text retrieval programs currently. With its built-in converters, its...

    Free Personal Windows

  • KFileReplace

    KFileReplace is a KDE utility that replace some strings with others in a lot of files in an only operation. Then it's very easy to...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Advanced Find and Replace icon

    Advanced Find and Replace

    Search files with smart queries as with Google, replace simple or multiline text in multiple files. The batch replace operation easily...

    Commercial Windows

  • AIKIN Desktop HyperSearch icon

    AIKIN Desktop HyperSearch

    AIKIN is a powerful new desktop search that can find item names and content using advanced pattern recognition and semantic awareness...

    Freemium Windows

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