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    DocFetcher Alternatives

    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. 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. At that this point your options are limited however.
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      iFileX's functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now replaced by Spotlight.


    2. SSuite Desktop Search is a useful and extremely fast windows desktop search engine that can find files, folders, and file content.
    3. Replacement for Windows built-in search. Search files, folders and other data efficiently and easily.
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      FileSearchEX is the no nonsense file search utility for Windows 7 and higher. It offers the simplified search interface like Windows XP yet in an updated and modern fashion. Unlike other search tools, FileSearchEX works well with limited account permissions.


    4. Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.
    5. SCAN (Smart Content Aggregation and Navigation) is a personal semantic content manager for desktop users. It combines search, text analysis, tagging and metadata functions to provide new user experience of desktop navigation and personal document management.
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    6. Wise JetSearch can help you search files or folders on all your local drives in just a few seconds. Input your keywords, select the drive and then start to search.
    7. Effective File Search (EFS) is a powerful but easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network with this effective software. EFS is a real replacement for the Windows Search utility. You can save a lot of time with this excellent file search tool.
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      VX Search is an automated, rule-based file search solution allowing one to search files by the file type, category, file name, size, location, extension, regular expressions, text and binary patterns, creation, modification and last access dates, EXIF tags, etc.
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