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. Docspell is a personal document organizer. You'll need a scanner to convert your papers into files. Docspell can then assist in organizing the resulting mess 😉.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ClipIt is a lightweight, fully featured GTK+ clipboard manager. It was forked from Parcellite, adding additional features and bugfixes to the project.
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    2. This tool enables users to search their NTFS formatted harddrives within seconds. It uses the MFT (master file table) of NTFS to search for files very fast.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Pasta is a beautiful and flexible clipboard manager for the mac. It saves everything you copy to your clipboard so you can reuse it later.
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    3. True Launch Bar is a Superior replacement for the standard Quick Launch bar. All functions presented in Quick Launch are also in True Launch Bar. However, the True Launch Bar is fully compatible with Quick Launch because it uses the same folder for shortcuts.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Because files can fit in many different categories and contexts, a tagging approach to managing them, like the kind we have for photos, bookmarks, and blog posts, makes sense. Elyse provides tag management for your files, with up to 30 tags in the free version.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Aiming to be the best integrated clipboard manager for the Gnome/Unity desktop.
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    4. CopyClip 2 is the slickest and most efficient premium clipboard manager for your Mac. Running discreetly from your menu bar, the app stores all that you have copied or cut in the past, allowing you to quickly find that snippet of text you've been looking for.
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    5. Raycast lets you control your tools with a few keystrokes. It’s designed to keep you focused. Use the built-in extensions to connect with common tools and join the developer program to get early access to our API.
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    6. The freeware Quick Access Popup (QAP) lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents, applications, web pages and much more!
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