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FileMeta Alternatives

FileMeta is described as 'What the software delivered here does is to connect up Explorer with the originally intended support for storing metadata as properties in NTFS in alternate streams in files. If programs had tag lines, then this one’s would be ‘Meta late than never’' and is an app in the file management category. There are five alternatives to FileMeta for a variety of platforms, including Google Chrome, Online / Web-based, Mac, Microsoft Edge and Google Drive. The best alternative is eesel, which is free. Other great apps like FileMeta are Meta Search, Found, FYI and Pouch.

FileMeta alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FileMeta.
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  1. eesel icon

    eesel

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Firefox
    11 alternatives to eesel 

    All your Google Docs, Notion pages and other work documents, right in your new tab.

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    Features
    1.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionseesel can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Lightweighteesel consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark Modeeesel supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Full-Text Searcheesel lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    5.  Ad-freeeesel doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  Privacy focusedeesel is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  2. Meta Search icon

    Meta Search

    • Mac
    11 alternatives to Meta Search 

    Google for your files. Search your Desktop, Google Drive, Dropbox, Gmail, Evernote, and everything else the way you’d search the Internet.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
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  3. Found icon

    Found

    • Mac
    24 alternatives to Found 

    Found provides a lightning-fast, intuitive search experience that finds files across your Mac and personal cloud services, including Dropbox, Google Drive/Docs, and Gmail (attachments).

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    Features
    Discontinued

    No longer supported actively and not available on Mac app store.

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  4. FYI icon

    FYI

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    10 alternatives to FYI 

    Get access to the documents you need, right when you need them, in a new tab. Connect FYI with G Suite, Slack, Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and more to search across the apps you use.

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  5. Pouch icon

    Pouch

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Google Drive
    • Dropbox
    9 alternatives to Pouch 

    Pouch  is a Chrome extension that allows you to access, search, filter and favorite all of your Google Drive and Dropbox files.

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