Agent Ransack Alternatives

    Agent Ransack is described as '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!' and is a well-known app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Agent Ransack for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Agent Ransack are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), grep (Free, Open Source) and Search Monkey (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. AIKIN is a powerful new desktop search that can find item names and content using advanced pattern recognition and semantic awareness, that doesn't require the user to always know exactly how something was named or written.
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    2. SCAN (Smart Content Aggregation and Navigation) is a personal semantic content manager for desktop users. It combines search, text analysis, tagging and metadata functions to provide new user experience of desktop navigation and personal document management.
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    3. Effective File Search (EFS) is a powerful but easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network with this effective software. EFS is a real replacement for the Windows Search utility. You can save a lot of time with this excellent file search tool.
    4. Wise JetSearch can help you search files or folders on all your local drives in just a few seconds. Input your keywords, select the drive and then start to search.
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      Baloo is not an application, but a daemon to index files. Applications can use the Baloo framework to provide file search results.
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    5. VX Search is an automated, rule-based file search solution allowing one to search files by the file type, category, file name, size, location, extension, regular expressions, text and binary patterns, creation, modification and last access dates, EXIF tags, etc.
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    6. Search inside Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio), Libre Office, Rich Text Format and text/ASCII files (TXT/CSV/MD/source codes etc.). Can add your own text file types for searching. Search using ANY or ALL conditions.
    7. liquidFOLDERS stores all files in a separate area of your computer we call "store". A store does not have a fixed directory tree (let alone one that you'll have to manage yourself), but is one big thing.
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    8. Gaviri SearchOS - Search Desktop, E-Mails, Network and Mobile Devices. The free version is not portable and cannot search in network folders. The universal search engine for all your desktop, mobile and network needs.
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    9. Find files fast across folders, drives, disks and machines and emails in MS Outlook, find duplicates. Attach labels, bookmarks and comments, automatic backup, synchronize, messaging. Tag Web pages while downloading. Share labels with others.
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