Agent Ransack Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Agent Ransack for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD, Microsoft Office Outlook and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Agent Ransack.

Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. If you're looking for more info about Agent Ransack like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 5/19/2019 2:38:00 PM

Alternatives to Agent Ransack for all platforms with any license

  • Everything

    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name "Everything"), and on mapped network drives with ETP server and an everything installation too. You type in a search filter to limit what files and folders are displayed. 19 languages supported.

    • Can only search files on your own computer. Guest • Jan 2019 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Everything Search can't search through file contents. Guest • May 2015 • 10 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • FSearch

    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. Note: The application is in an early development stage and still considered alpha Features * Instant (as you type) results * RegEx support * Filter support (only search for files, folders or everything) * Fast sort by filename, path, size or modification time * Customizable interface

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • RecentX

    RecentX gives you fastest access to your files, folders, programs, websites and also clipboard history in Windows. What's special is that it automatically remembers your recent and favorite items so that you can access them faster than searching all the files, folders etc. You can assign tags to all of them. You will be surprised to see how much hassle it saves and makes computing really enjoyable. We have stuffed this app with innovations that will boost your productivity.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Searchmonkey

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories. Written in Gtk2 it is highly portable, and as well as running on Linux, ports are available on FreeBSD, or even Windows and MacOS.

    • Very similar functionality. Runs fast and is available to install through apt-get Guest • Feb 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • DocFetcher and regain are not available on Ubuntu Software Center. Searchmonkey is available, easy to use and really fast. So I'll prefer this Guest • Sep 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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  • FileLocator

    FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find. It is a free reduced functionality version of FileLocator Pro. It is free for both personal and commercial use. FileLocator Lite is a rebranding of Agent Ransack for corporate environments. It has exactly the same functionality but with a different name and logo.

    • FileLocator (the Lite version) is not just an alternative, it's the same program but with the branding changed during the build process to make it fit better for environments where "Ransack" may cause concerns fencepostJun 2016 • 7 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • The Silver Searcher

    Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra features such as ignoring files per .hignore, .gitignore contents.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • Cathy

    An extremly small, very fast and easy to use media cataloging tool. You can use it to index files stored on removable media (CDs, DVDs or even diskettes), hard disks or net drives, and create searchable catalogs that can be used without having access to original media. Searching capabilities are based on file name, date and size. Additional features include filtering options, search duplicates or singles, customizable date format, etc.

    • Discontinued Last version to v2.31.3 in 2013-10-03 still for windows xp

    Free Windows

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  • SearchMyFiles

    SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows. It allows you to easily search files in your system by wildcard, by last modified/created/last accessed time, by file attributes, by file content (text or binary search), and by the file size. SearchMyFiles allows you to make a very accurate search that cannot be done with Windows search.

    Free Windows

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  • Lookeen Desktop Search

    Lookeen Desktop Search is an indexed-based file and email search tool for business and private users. With Lookeen you will not only find the information you need on your desktop – shared folders and network paths can also be indexed and searched. Lookeen allows you to simultaneously search the contents of Office documents (.xlsx, .docx, .pptx etc.), PDF files, web content such as HTML or PHP pages, and many more.

    • Lookeen is a desktop search for dingin files and information on hard- and network drives as well as Agent Ransack?! Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows Microsoft Office Outlook

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  • FileSeek

    FileSeek is a lightning fast, small and easy to use file searching application for Windows. It can even be integrated right into the Windows Explorer right-click menu to provide quick and easy access. FileSeek doesn’t use background indexing, so when FileSeek is closed your computer’s performance won’t be affected.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • Copernic Desktop Search

    Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home. Copernic Desktop Search (CDS) enables you to instantly search files, e-mails, and e-mail attachments stored anywhere on your PCs hard drive. The application executes sub second searching of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, Acrobat PDFs, multimedia, etc. CDS is available in three versions: Home, Professional and Corporate.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • ripgrep

    ripgrep is a command line search tool that combines the usability of The Silver Searcher (an ack clone) with the raw speed of GNU grep. Why should I use ripgrep? * It can replace both The Silver Searcher and GNU grep because it is faster than both. (N.B. It is not, strictly speaking, a "drop-in" replacement for both, but the feature sets are far more similar than different.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • FileSearchy

    File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search inside PDF, Microsoft Office and other documents. Highlights found text in file names and contents. Clean and intuitive multi-tabbed user interface.

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.43, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from Majorgeeks

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Index Your Files

    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as necessary for the similar app "Everything"). Searching can be done by name, date, size, location etc., and boolean operators are available to to perform multiple keyword searches. You can invoke Windows Explorer context menus on found files to perform operations such as drag/drop, copy, rename, delete etc.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated since 2012. Last version, 5.0.2.6, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows Linux Wine

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  • ack

    Ack is designed as a standalone (one perl file) replacement for 99% of the uses of grep. ack is intelligent about the files it searches. It knows about certain file types, based on both the extension on the file and, in some cases, the contents of the file. Ack ignores backup files and files under CVS and .svn directories. It also highlights matches to help you see where the match was. Ack uses perl regular expressions (PCRE).

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Find Any File

    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: Has a new hierarchical view of the found items, making it much easier to browse 100s of items. Can run as root user, finding really any file on your disk, even those that are hidden from normal users.

    Free Mac

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  • CSearcher

    CSearcher is a simple and fast free non-indexing search program. Searching computer files and folders is rather common for every PC user daily. Using standard Windows Explorer solution for this has many disavantages: it's slow, uses lots of RAM and many times it does not find what we are looking for! CSearcher gives users a more advanced file searching tool alternative. CSearcher includes all features of Windows Explorer search and adds many unique features.

    Free Windows

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  • XSearch

    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. When searching for special words in files, you can specify the words option such as "Any of the words", "All of the words", "Exact phrase", "Without the words" etc, you also can search files in hexadecimal. XSearch also automatically supports to search words in files in Unicode or UTF8 format.

    Free Windows

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  • FCorp File & Folder Tools

    Collection of File & Folder Related Tools . Feature List : 1. Attribute Changer 2. Batch Folder Creator 3. DateTime Changer 4. Duplicate Finder 5. File Shredder 6. Folder Icon Changer 7. Hash 8. Hidden Revealer 9. Protector 10. Seeker 11. Sharing 12. Splitter & Joiner 13. Take Ownership

    • Discontinued Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of File & Folder Tools, released in August 2016, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

    Free Windows

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