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  • Everything icon

    Everything

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

    Free Windows

  • Launchy icon

    Launchy

    Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained: last stable version, 2.5, and beta version, 2.6 beta2, were released in 2010. The program works anyway and can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • FreeCommander icon

    FreeCommander

    An alternative windows file manager with advanced features similar to total commander.

    Free Windows PortableApps.com

  • Alfred icon

    Alfred

    Alfred is a quicklaunch application for Mac OS X, which aims to save you time in searching your local computer and the web.

    Freemium Mac

  • File Explorer icon

    File Explorer

    File Explorer, previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows operating system from Windows 95 onwards.

    Free Windows

  • One Commander icon

    One Commander

    Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and many other unique features.

    Free Windows

  • Wox icon

    Wox

    Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching. Since the local search is powered by Everything you will start receiving results as you type.

    Free Open Source Windows

  • TagSpaces icon

    TagSpaces

    TagSpaces is a multiplatform application, which allows you to manage and organize your local files with the help of tags.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted Chrome Firefox

  • 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

  • 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 requirements. Finds documents, outlook archives and e-mails, contacts, appointments, folders, etc.

    Freemium Windows Microsoft Office Outlook

  • 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 text found.

    Freemium Windows

  • Locate32 icon

    Locate32

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

    Free Open Source Windows

  • Searx icon

    Searx

    Searx is a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users.

    Free Open Source Linux Web Self-Hosted

  • DocFetcher icon

    DocFetcher

    DocFetcher 1.1 is a portable German/English Open Source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Google Desktop icon

    Google Desktop

    The power of Google on your desktop. Hit ctrl twice and you are ready for a full Google search of you hard drive and networked drives you may have. Indispensable if you need to find files quickly...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Google Desktop was officially discontinued on September 14, 2011
  • CubicExplorer icon

    CubicExplorer

    CubicExplorer is a file manager which is aimed to replace Windows Explorer. It’s goal is to be easy and pleasant to use but still have enough power for more advanced usage. Its key features are tabs and bookmarks.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Last commit 2013, website no longer up. See https://code.google.com/archive/p/cubicexplorer/source/default/commits
  • XWiki icon

    XWiki

    A powerful Open Source collaborative platform enhancing collaboration and communication.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted

  • grepWin icon

    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 menu to easily search selected folders.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • Where Is It? icon

    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 drives...

    Commercial Windows

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

    FileSearchy

    File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search inside PDF, Microsoft Office and other documents. Highlights found text in file names and contents.

    Free Personal Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.43, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from Majorgeeks
  • FilesTube icon

    FilesTube

    FilesTube was a metasearch engine specialized in searching files rom various file hosting sites like: Mega, FileServe, FileSonic, 4shared, Rapidshare, Hotfile, Mediafire, Netload and many others.

    Free Web

    • Discontinued On December 1, 2014, FilesTube became a free service for streaming licensed independent movies and documentaries. Now the website filestube.com redirects to https://alternativeto.net/software/viewster/
  • GroupDocs icon

    GroupDocs

    GroupDocs is a web-based service for online document sharing, collaboration and management.

    Commercial Windows Web

  • 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.

    Free Personal Windows

  • EasyFind icon

    EasyFind

    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing.

    Free Mac

  • SearchMyFiles icon

    SearchMyFiles

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

    Free Windows