FileSearchEX Alternatives

    FileSearchEX is described as 'is the no nonsense file search utility for Windows 7 and higher. It offers the simplified search interface like Windows XP yet in an updated and modern fashion. Unlike other search tools, FileSearchEX works well with limited account permissions' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FileSearchEX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like FileSearchEX are Keypirinha (Free), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source) and Recoll (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. VX Search is an automated, rule-based file search solution allowing one to search files by the file type, category, file name, size, location, extension, regular expressions, text and binary patterns, creation, modification and last access dates, EXIF tags, etc.
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    2. DFind lets you perform advanced file and folder searches on your Mac. Need to find all files containing a certain text? Need to find files created in the last hour? Need to find large files that take up all your disk space?


    3. A handy tool to start application by keyboard.
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    4. Gaviri SearchOS - Search Desktop, E-Mails, Network and Mobile Devices. The free version is not portable and cannot search in network folders. The universal search engine for all your desktop, mobile and network needs.
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    5. Colibri combines the raw power of the command line with the intuitive nature of a modern graphical user interface to define a revolutionary new way of managing your computer.

      Discontinued

      Latest version (17a) was released on 04.25.2007

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    6. LAN Search Pro is a free and portable utility for fast file searching across your LAN. You can search for specific file names or for specific file types (e.g. all MP3 files).
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    7. Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do. Featuring sub second, full text, Desktop Search in files content, and over apps names and description.

      Discontinued

      no new version since 2017
      no working website anymore
      https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chocosoft.as&hl=gsw&gl=US

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Find Instantly Search without delay. Amazing Accuracy Sophisticated ranking shows what you want near the top. Find New Files Automatically Scout Bot finds newly downloaded files automatically. You don't even have to enter a search!

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated and the official download link doesn't work anymore. Last version, 1.5, released in May 2003, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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    8. Find files fast across folders, drives, disks and machines and emails in MS Outlook, find duplicates. Attach labels, bookmarks and comments, automatic backup, synchronize, messaging. Tag Web pages while downloading. Share labels with others.
    9. Pipy is a free Windows utility designed to gradually improve one’s productivity during typical desktop tasks. It does so by combining a launcher and a desktop search tool within a single application.

      Discontinued

      The application seems to be no longer being developed. The latest version 1.1.0 was released on November 16, 2012. See: http://pipyapp.com/download/

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