Drill Alternatives

    Drill is described as 'TL;DR: What is this Search files without indexing, but clever crawling: At least 1 thread per mount point Use as much RAM as possible for caching stuff Try to avoid "black hole folders" using a regex based blocklist in which the crawler will never' and is an app in the File Management category. There are four alternatives to Drill for Linux, Windows, Xfce, PyGTK and GTK+. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Drill are FSearch (Free, Open Source), Catfish (Free, Open Source) and SearchMyFiles (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021

    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
    2. 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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    3. GTK+ desktop search frontend.
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    4. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
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