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. LAN Search Pro is a free and portable utility for fast file searching across your LAN. You can search for specific file names or for specific file types (e.g. all MP3 files).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.9, released on January 2009, can be still downloaded from Gnome repositories



    2. "Instant Document Search" is a powerful search solution (like Internet search engines) for your local documents. Instantly find documents by keywords or phrases ... results in context-preview with keywords/phrases hi-lighted.
    3. A fast, lightweight, customizable search alternative for Windows 7 that also allows for deletion and renaming. Easily locate files on mapped network drives using Conjure, expedite your searches by including folders you need and excluding ones you never use.
    4. Exalead Desktop Search Instantly locates any document stored on local resources like internal and external hard drives, network drives and USB keys .
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    5. "InSight Desktop Search" is a search engine that keeps track of all the files in your system and makes sure that you can access your files/folders easily and quickly.
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      • Windows
      Advanced CATaloguer allows adding, searching out files stored on all kinds of digital media. Hard drives to other kinds of modern removable media. Keeps tracks of contents by indexing drives and allows quickly identifiable and searchable results.

      Discontinued

      Last version: 2006. See version 2.6 release date on download sites.

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    6. File Seeker searches hard disks for files with excellent speed, accuracy and search within feature.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 3.5.2, was released on February, 2009. You can still download it from SoftPedia.com

    7. Generate file list of all files with specific name pattern, extension, properties and attributes, as well as text and binary content by recursively scanning specified directories and searching for matching files. Copy and rename found files.
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    8. EasyGrep is an easy to use Windows grep software which allows you to search within files on your computer. Supports text based searches as well as regex searches. Supports Notepad++.
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