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Apps with 'Search and replace' feature

  1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
  2. GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.


  3. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.
  4. If you want to easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF files (e.g.
  5. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
  6. TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.

    Discontinued

    The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit.

    Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."

  7. dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries.
  8. Meta is a powerful yet easy to use music tag editor for Mac. Batch edit audio metadata, rename files, replace characters, embed artworks, create playlists and more….
  9. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
  10. RegCool is an advanced registry editor.
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    regexxer is a nifty GUI search/replace tool featuring Perl-style regular expressions. If you need project-wide substitution and you’re tired of hacking sed command lines together, then you should definitely give it a try.
  11. CSVboard is an application for viewing, sorting and finding data from a csv file. Open your csv files with minimum effort. Clean and simple Look. Free for private and commercial use. Source code available at Github.
  12. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
  13. FAR is a simple tool for search and replace operations over multiple files. You can apply ordinary "word by word" replacement, or choose to use fully featured regular expressions.