FileSearchy Alternatives

    FileSearchy is described as 'File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search inside PDF, Microsoft Office and other documents. Highlights found text in file names and contents. Clean and intuitive multi-tabbed user interface' and is a File Search Utility in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FileSearchy 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 FileSearchy are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), Recoll (Free, Open Source) and Agent Ransack (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. 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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      • 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      The program is no longer updated and the official download link doesn't work anymore.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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    2. 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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    3. "Instant Document Search" is a powerful search solution (like Internet search engines) for your local documents. Instantly find documents by keywords or phrases ... results in context-preview with keywords/phrases hi-lighted.
    4. 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.


    5. A fast, lightweight, customizable search alternative for Windows 7 that also allows for deletion and renaming. Easily locate files on mapped network drives using Conjure, expedite your searches by including folders you need and excluding ones you never use.
    6. Exalead Desktop Search Instantly locates any document stored on local resources like internal and external hard drives, network drives and USB keys .
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    7. "InSight Desktop Search" is a search engine that keeps track of all the files in your system and makes sure that you can access your files/folders easily and quickly.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Ffind — search a file hierarchy.
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    8. File Seeker searches hard disks for files with excellent speed, accuracy and search within feature.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 3.5.2, was released on February, 2009. You can still download it from SoftPedia.com

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