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Ffind Alternatives

Ffind is described as '— search a file hierarchy' and is a File Search utility 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, FSearch, UltraSearch and Catfish.

Ffind alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Duplicate File Finders or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ffind.
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  1. Everything icon

    Everything

    • Windows
    98 alternatives to Everything 

    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name...

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    1.  LightweightEverything consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableEverything can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  2. DocFetcher icon

    DocFetcher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    109 alternatives to DocFetcher 

    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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    1.  Full-Text SearchDocFetcher lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  PortableDocFetcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Shared FoldersDocFetcher supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
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  3. FSearch icon

    FSearch

    79 alternatives to FSearch 

    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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    1.  LightweightFSearch consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeFSearch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  4. UltraSearch icon

    UltraSearch

    46 alternatives to UltraSearch 

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

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    1.  Full-Text SearchUltraSearch lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  PortableUltraSearch can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  LightweightUltraSearch consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeUltraSearch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
  5. Catfish icon

    Catfish

    • Linux
    • GTK+
    • Xfce
    • PyGTK
    25 alternatives to Catfish 

    GTK+ desktop search frontend.

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    1.  AutocompletionCatfish can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    Locate32

    67 alternatives to Locate32 

    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.

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    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.

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  7. FileLocator icon

    FileLocator

    54 alternatives to FileLocator 

    FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.

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    Search Monkey

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    73 alternatives to Search Monkey 

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.

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    1.  PortableSearch Monkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    SearchMyFiles

    • Windows
    95 alternatives to SearchMyFiles 

    SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows. It allows you to easily search files in your system by wildcard, by last modified/created/last accessed time, by file attributes, by file content...

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    1.  PortableSearchMyFiles can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Full-Text SearchSearchMyFiles lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  10. ANGRYsearch icon

    ANGRYsearch

    73 alternatives to ANGRYsearch 

    Instant file search, showing results as you type.

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