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    DocFetcher is described as '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' and is a very popular File Search Utility in the File Management category. There are more than 100 alternatives to DocFetcher for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like DocFetcher are Listary (Freemium), Recoll (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source) and Agent Ransack (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 29, 2022
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    DocFetcher is a portable German/English open source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of...
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    1. WizTree quickly finds the files and folders using the most space on your hard drive. It scans the MFT (Master File Table) instead of crawling the entire disk which makes it very fast.
    2. 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.


    3. 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.
    4. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
    5. Productivity tool that allows to launch everything (e.g. switch the next song, connect Bluetooth device, set a timer, etc.) so you can stay focused on your current task.


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      An extremly small, very fast and easy to use media cataloging tool. You can use it to index files stored on removable media (CDs, DVDs or even diskettes), hard disks or net drives, and create searchable catalogs that can be used without having access to original media.

      Discontinued

      Last version to v2.31.3 in 2013-10-03 still for windows xp

    6. SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives.
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      KFind can be used as a standalone search tool, launched by KRunner or from your menu. It is also integrated into Konqueror as "Find File" in the "Tools" menu. It allows you to find files by name, type or content.
    7. Instant file search, showing results as you type.
    8. Indexer++ is probably the best open-source desktop files and folders search utility for Windows.
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