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Beagle Alternatives

Beagle is described as 'search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Beagle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Beagle are Recoll, DocFetcher, Agent Ransack and GCstar.

Beagle alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Duplicate File Finders or Bookmark Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Beagle.
This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for.

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

  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.



  3. 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.

  4. Agent Ransack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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!

  5. GCstar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  6. Tabbles

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome
    • Outlook

    Tag files, along with your peers to organize and find them. Works on local or network drives and in the Cloud. Tabbles features collaborative tagging, auto-tagging rules, an Outlook Plugin, a Chrome extension and is well integrated with Windows,.

  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.

  8. 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.

  9. FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.

  10. 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.

    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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