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    File Seeker Alternatives

    File Seeker is described as 'searches hard disks for files with excellent speed, accuracy and search within feature' and is a File Search Utility in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to File Seeker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Microsoft Office Outlook. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like File Seeker are Keypirinha (Free), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source) and RecentX (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    File Seeker searches hard disks for files with excellent speed, accuracy and search within feature.
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    1. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.


    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.
    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.
    4. 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.


    5. UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.
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    6. A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
    7. FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.
    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. 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.
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