Everything Alternatives

    Everything is described as 'File and folder lookup tool that searches across local, removable, and network mapped drives' and is one of the leading apps in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Everything for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Listary, which is free. Other great apps like Everything are FSearch (Free, Open Source), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), Agent Ransack (Freemium) and Recoll (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 30, 2020

    • GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.GNOME Do is inspired by...

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.95.3, released on November 2014, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      There are mainly 2 big reasons : 1st : It does not find everything (every file) that does exist on your system. 2nd : It is not a tool to find specific files, especially if they are located on other disk drives.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

    • Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger).
      • Free
      • Mac
      CeesT Spotlight is standard on MacOS, searches filenames and more, and shows a preview of selected files.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago 1 users agree



    • Find Any File is a program for Apple's Mac OS X that lets you search for files on your disks.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Everything.
    • A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
      Some users think this is a great alternative to Everything, some don't.
      • Free
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Search monkey works almost as well on Ubuntu
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

    • Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.1.11.8220a, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      still very good andsimple but effective
      Positive comment over 2 years ago 1 users agree

    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Alternative to 'Search For Files And Folders' module of Windows + Duplicates Search.
    • Indexer++ is probably the best open-source desktop files and folders search utility for Windows.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Instant file search, showing results as you type.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      Using AngrySearch on Raspberry PI 3 B+ running Stretch and it is awesome for finding files....really quite fast...just like Search Everything on windows.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago 1 users agree and 1 doesn't

      Jazoray Indexed file search of all your files. finds files, folders, paths, and any combination of those
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

    • A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search requirements. Finds documents, outlook archives and e-mails, contacts, appointments, folders, etc.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Office Outlook