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Find Any File Alternatives

Find Any File is described as 'searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by content, though). As there are other tools with a similar search operation, here are the special features unique to Find Any File:' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Find Any File for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Wine. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Find Any File are Keypirinha, DocFetcher, FSearch and Agent Ransack.

Find Any File alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Find Any File.
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  • Mac

Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code...

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  1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.

    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  2. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

    smart search


  3. 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.

    Filter panel and preview panel enabled
  4. FSearch icon

    FSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    Agent Ransack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!

    Search results, showing the contents view docked below the file list view:


  6. UltraSearch icon

    UltraSearch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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.

    Very fast searching,
A always completed in 1 second.
  9. EasyFind icon

    EasyFind

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing.

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    Locate32

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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