Beagle Alternatives

    Beagle is described as 'search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Beagle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Beagle are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), Recoll (Free, Open Source), Agent Ransack (Freemium) and Tabbles (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search requirements. Finds documents, outlook archives and e-mails, contacts, appointments, folders, etc.
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    2. Zeitgeist is a service which logs the users's activities and events, anywhere from files opened to websites visited and conversations. It makes this information readily available for other applications to use.
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    3. SMF is a file and file duplicate search tool that uses hashing (MD5, CRC32 or SHA1) to determine similarity. It has tons of search filter capabilities and a result reporting tool, with which you can sub-filter the result set according to your needs.
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    4. Outlook and desktop search to help you search and find information from your files, emails and documents on your computer. Now also with a secure p2p network so you can share information and collaborate with your friends and colleagues.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      a small daemon that can index information using the new crawler.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Personal search and metasearch for the Free Desktop Features * advanced queries (probabilistic search, boolean filters, wildcards, ranges on date, time and size). * language detection. * insensitive to diacritics (accents).
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    5. With miTaggedMarks you organise and access your local bookmarks using tags, instead of the usual hierarchical tree structure. With a new way to handle a large number of tags.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.01.4, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Tracker is a search engine and that allows the user to find their data as fast as possible. Users can search for their files and search for content in their files too.
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    6. Ultra File Search is a portable non-indexing Search Utility which is able to find quickly Files, Folders and Text on your Local, Network, DVD, CD-ROM, USB Hard or Flash Drives.
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    7. A free file finding and text searching tool: * Regular expression text search * High performance search algorithm * Wildcard and regular expression file search * Recursive directory search * Save, name and manage text search patterns * Interactive, incremental...
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