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. ClipX is a tiny clipboard history manager. It is sweet, it is free, use it. You can use the system tray icon to restore your old clipboards and use a hotkey to paste them directly inside your favorite editor.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, ClipX 1.0.3.9 beta 7, released in July 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    2. AnyTXT Searcher is a powerful local data full-text search engine, just like a local disk Google search engine. It is your ideal desktop search tool.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      ClipAngel is an extension to the standard Windows clipboard. It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any saved item at a later time. It saves main types of data that can be put on the clipboard: text, images, html, files.
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    3. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
    4. Flycut is a clean and simple clipboard manager for developers. It based on open source app called Jumpcut.


    5. Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      ClipMenu can manage clipboard history. You can record 8 clipboard types, from plain text to image. To paste a recorded item, you just pop up menu by invoking the shortcut key, and select a menu item from the menu.

      Discontinued

      Discontinued some years ago but forked into Clipy.

    6. SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Parcellite is a lightweight GTK+ clipboard manager. This is a stripped down, basic-features-only clipboard manager with a small memory footprint for those who like simplicity.
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    7. ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access. It is designed to work with removable storage (uses relative paths) media like USB sticks, hard drives, iPods, etc.

      Discontinued

      This program is slowly sinking into neglect and abandonment since 2011.

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