"Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name...
- - Everything is the most popular Windows alternative to BareGrep.
- - Everything is the most popular free alternative to BareGrep.
Comments about Everything as a Alternative to BareGrep
Baregrep helps searching for content which does not work with "everything" at all.0
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.
- - DocFetcher is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to BareGrep.
- - DocFetcher is the most popular Open Source alternative to BareGrep.
Comments about DocFetcher as a Alternative to BareGrep
Has better preview and filters for various files types than BareGrep0
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.
Agent Ransack is a 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!
AstroGrep is A Microsoft Windows GUI File Searching (grep) utility. Features include regular expressions, versatile printing options, stores most recent used paths and has a "context" feature which is very nice for looking at source code.
Comments about AstroGrep as a Alternative to BareGrep
Far better way to open files and folders. Search is similar0
dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries. dnGrep includes search-and-replace, whole-file preview, right-click search in File...
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.
The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 220.127.116.1120a, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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.
- - RecentX is the most popular commercial alternative to BareGrep.
A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.
FileSeek is an easy-to-use file search app that includes advanced functionality for power users! Search through files using simple queries or regular expressions. You can even sync your search settings between computers.
Instantly find documents, e-mails(full text), attachments, videos, pictures, music(metadata), and other types of files(file names). The size limit of the index of the free version is 75,000.