Advanced Recent Access Alternatives

    Advanced Recent Access is described as 'is designed to see more properties of your recent used resources (files and directories). Key features: can see more properties of the recent resources, such as path, size, type, date modified and date created. And more'. There are more than 100 alternatives to Advanced Recent Access for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Advanced Recent Access are CopyQ (Free, Open Source), Ditto (Free, Open Source), Keypirinha (Free) and Wox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Productivity tool that allows to launch everything (e.g. switch the next song, connect Bluetooth device, set a timer, etc.) so you can stay focused on your current task.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Homebrew
      macOS clipboard manager that provides Mac users with quick, intuitive access to their clipboard history, with an interface that stays out of their way.
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    2. Dedicated to make your workflow flow more seamlessly. Aimed at being more than an app launcher, it searches, integrates and expands on functionalities. Flow will continue to evolve, designed to be open and built with the community at heart.
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    3. Copy'em Paste lets you collect the things you like by simply copying them! Unlike regular clipboards which can store only one clipping, Copy'em Paste can store as many as you want, without limitation.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Clipper is a free clipboard & snippet manager for Android. View, edit or send clippings to your friends, or store important pieces of text you find yourself typing over and over again as snippets!
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    4. MasterSeeker is software to search and find files in your pc lightning fast.
    5. Clipjump : The Ultimate Clipboard Manager for Windows

      Discontinued

      Since 2016 or after 2 years, no new version. Also see https://github.com/aviaryan/Clipjump/issues/136

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    6. Folder Menu - a tiny, portable folder switching tool and file launcher. You can quickly jump to your favorite folders in explorer, open/save dialog or command prompt...and more. You can also launch your favorite folders, files or urls.

      Discontinued

      Last updated 2010/04/23

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    7. XSearch is a free search tool that with more features that Windows Search didn't provided. It can search files on your computer in high speed.
    8. DiviFile: A Hub for Your Information

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.7, released in 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website

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