Ffind Alternatives

    Ffind is described as '— search a file hierarchy' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Ffind for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Ffind are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), UltraSearch (Free) and FileLocator (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 3, 2021

    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
    2. 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.
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    3. 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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    4. UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.
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    5. FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find. It is a free reduced functionality version of FileLocator Pro. It is free for both personal and commercial use.
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    6. GTK+ desktop search frontend.
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    7. A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
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    8. 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. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory structures and uses these databases in searches.

      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.

    9. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
    10. 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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