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. DocFetcher 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.
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    2. Flamory remembers things, so you don't have to. Make snapshots of web pages, files and desktop apps. You can find snapshots later using full-text search and thumbnails. Paste them anywhere as links or screenshots.

      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.19, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    3. FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3.
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    4. This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface. A small fee is required for downloading and using the Windows binary version.
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    5. All in one Windows automation software. Fully configurable text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete and mouse gestures. User-defined commands to run files, open webpages, send macros or automate anything. Incredibly powerful but yet simple to use.
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    6. 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. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!
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    7. Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.
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    8. * Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you. * You can type in an application name without worrying about spelling. Ulauncher will figure out what you meant.
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    9. Tag files, along with your peers to organize and find them. Works on local or network drives and in the Cloud. Tabbles features collaborative tagging, auto-tagging rules, an Outlook Plugin, a Chrome extension and is well integrated with Windows,.
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    10. Keepmark allows you to organize your files, documents, emails, bookmarks, tasks and generally - resources. Its also an efficient solution for finding your resources by names, meta-data and document content.
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