Agent Ransack is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is DocFetcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Agent Ransack and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Agent Ransack are GCstar (Free, Open Source), grep (Free, Open Source), ripgrep (Free, Open Source) and The Silver Searcher (Free, Open Source).
DocFetcher is a portable German/English open source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.
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Some users think DocFetcher is a great alternative to Agent Ransack, some don't.
GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you've lent it to.
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.
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.