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Exalead Desktop Search Alternatives

Exalead Desktop Search is described as 'Instantly locates any document stored on local resources like internal and external hard drives, network drives and USB keys ' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Exalead Desktop Search for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Exalead Desktop Search are Keypirinha, Recoll, DocFetcher and FSearch.

Exalead Desktop Search alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or Media Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Exalead Desktop Search.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Exalead Desktop Search Instantly locates any document stored on local resources like internal and external hard drives,...

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

    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  2. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

    smart search

  3. This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface.

    Search results
  4. 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
  5. 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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    Agent Ransack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!

    Search results, showing the contents view docked below the file list view:
  7. GCstar icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you've lent it to.

  8. UltraSearch icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.

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  9. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

  10. AnyTXT Searcher is a powerful local data full-text search engine, just like a local disk Google search engine. It is your ideal desktop search tool.

    Very fast searching,
A always completed in 1 second.
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