Free Copernic Desktop Search Alternatives for Mac
Copernic Desktop Search is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is DocFetcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Copernic Desktop Search and 13 is available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Copernic Desktop Search are Spotlight (Free), HoudahSpot (Paid), Find Any File (Paid) and Spotter (Free, Open Source).
- 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. View 105 alternatives to DocFetcher
- Free • Open Source
DocFetcher vs Copernic Desktop SearchI used Copernic Desktop Search on Windows, I searched for a long time for a replacement on Linux. DocFetcher was the best option, although it is difficult to install.The free version of Copernic Desktop Search has a limit to the number of files that you can search. To my knowledge, DocFetcher has no such limit. When Copernic introduced the limit, I switched to DocFetcher, to my full satisfaction.
- The Spotlight Search Metadata on your Mac is a truly remarkable thing. Given some text it is able to find all occurrences anywhere on the filesystem in the blink of an eye. View 37 alternatives to SearchLight - SpotLight on steroidsNo screenshots yet
- Free • Proprietary
- TextSeek helps you search document contents for Windows and MacOS within seconds, inlcuding PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other formats. The core feature is that TextSeek can perform search character-by-character with no omission. View 92 alternatives to TextSeek
- Freemium • Proprietary