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AndroSearch Alternatives

AndroSearch is described as 'Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AndroSearch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Wine. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like AndroSearch are Recoll, FSearch, DocFetcher and UltraSearch.

AndroSearch alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be File Managers or Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AndroSearch.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • Android Tablet

Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do.

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  1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.

    ⚫︎ LightweightEverything consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableEverything can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  2. This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchRecoll lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Search results


  3. FSearch icon

    FSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchDocFetcher lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ PortableDocFetcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Filter panel and preview panel enabled
  5. UltraSearch icon

    UltraSearch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.

    ⚫︎ PortableUltraSearch can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchUltraSearch lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  6. Anytxt Desktop Search  icon

    Anytxt Desktop Search

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    AnyTXT Searcher is a powerful local data full-text search engine, just like a local disk Google search engine. It is your ideal desktop search tool.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchAnytxt Desktop Search lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Very fast searching,
A always completed in 1 second.
  7. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingRecentX can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionRecentX can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ PortableRecentX can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Locate32

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory structures and uses these databases in searches.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.1.11.8220a, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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  9. Search Monkey icon

    Search Monkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.

    ⚫︎ PortableSearch Monkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. EasyFind icon

    EasyFind

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing.

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