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

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    2. LanHunt is a lan based search engine, which enable users to download and look for content shared on local area network. LanHunt is fast, typically giving results in seconds. Database update is required only once from the inbuilt updater.
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    3. Cool Find is powerful file search & desktop search software for Windows XP, developed by Nihuo Software.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Hulbee Desktop is a professional search software. With its "Data Cloud", a cloud of search terms, it helps users to narrow down their own search. This way, they are able to find the needed data more quickly.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TheSearchMan is a free tool which searches your hard drives for files. It is: 1. Blazingly fast. (Searches 50 GB drive in 1 second!) 2. Small. (Just 35 KB download!) 3. Multi-threaded. (Your computer never hangs!) 4. Portable(which means No Installations Required!)
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    4. TextSeek helps you search document contents for Windows and MacOS within seconds, inlcuding PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other formats. The core feature is that TextSeek can perform search character-by-character with no omission.
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    5. FilesSearchTool is a powerful file search app that includes advanced functionality for power users! Search through files using simple queries or regular expressions.
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    6. Advanced Recent Access is designed to see more properties of your recent used resources (files and directories). Key features: can see more properties of the recent resources, such as path, size, type, date modified and date created. And more.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      HQ.app is a central place to work with multiple online services (including connectors for Dropbox, Gdrive, Slack, Gmail, Chrome Bookmarks, and more).
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    7. No indexes junking down your disk - have you ever thought of what happens if your indexes start getting indexed? None of that. No 'snapshot' thinking where you only see what the system found the last time it looked (whenever that was).
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