Baloo is described as 'is not an application, but a daemon to index files. Applications can use the Baloo framework to provide file search results' and is an app in the File Management category. There are eight alternatives to Baloo for Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Haiku. The best alternative is Agent Ransack, which is free. Other great apps like Baloo are grep (Free, Open Source), grepWin (Free, Open Source), dnGREP (Free, Open Source) and AstroGrep (Free, Open Source).