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Advanced Find and Replace Alternatives for Mac

Advanced Find and Replace is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is grep, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Advanced Find and Replace and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Advanced Find and Replace are FAR - Find And Replace, Find Any File, iFileX and iXoft TexFinderX.

Advanced Find and Replace alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Text Editors or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Advanced Find and Replace.
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  • Windows

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

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  1. grep icon

    grep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression.

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  2. FAR - Find And Replace icon

    FAR - Find And Replace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Find Any File

    • Mac

    Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by content, though). As there are other tools with a similar search operation, here are the special features unique to Find Any File:

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    Main Search Window
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    iFileX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    iFileX's functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now replaced by Spotlight.

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  5. iXoft TexFinderX icon

    iXoft TexFinderX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    TexFinderX is a freeware tool to search and replace text inside entire folders.

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    Main interface


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    Rummage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Rummage is a cross platform tool for crawling directories and searching and replacing in text files. It is written in Python and uses wxPython for the GUI. Rummage allows for literal or regex searches and has configurations for limiting the files etc.

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    Rummage - Search Tab
  7. Don't worry about those many files where you have to change a few things! There's no need to open every single file and edit them manually, Search and Replace does it all for you!

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