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DawnlightSearch Alternatives

DawnlightSearch is described as 'A Linux version of Everything Search Engine. Support fast NTFS indexing. Show instant results as you type' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are seven alternatives to DawnlightSearch for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like DawnlightSearch are DocFetcher, FSearch, Search Monkey and Catfish.

DawnlightSearch alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Cloud Storage Services or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DawnlightSearch.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

A Linux version of Everything Search Engine. Support fast NTFS indexing. Show instant results as you type.

Learn more about DawnlightSearch

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

    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  2. 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.

    Filter panel and preview panel enabled

  3. FSearch icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    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.

  5. Catfish icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • GTK+
    • Xfce
    • PyGTK

    GTK+ desktop search frontend.


  6. ANGRYsearch icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Instant file search, showing results as you type.

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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS) is a central place to work with multiple online services (including connectors for Dropbox, Gdrive, Slack, Gmail, Chrome Bookmarks, and more).

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