Finda Alternatives

    Finda is described as 'Type things Bring up Finda from anywhere using a global shortcut (customizable, Ctrl-\ by default). Type as many terms as you need (they’ll match out of order)' and is a File Search Utility in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Finda for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and BSD. Most alternatives are File Search Utilities and Application Launchers. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Finda are Keypirinha (Free), Alfred (Freemium), ueli (Free, Open Source) and Albert (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only for files and folders. When you type anything in the search bar, which can be access anywhere by using a global shortcut).
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    2. Productivity tool that allows to launch everything (e.g. switch the next song, connect Bluetooth device, set a timer, etc.) so you can stay focused on your current task.
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      All of your files and emails at your fingertips. Diamond launches from a keyboard shortcut and allows instant, secure access to any of a user's files and emails. View a demo at https://youtu.be/uXxQszNKaqw.
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    3. LaunchPanel is a completely FREE application that allows you to quickly launch applications, open files and folders. The selection panel is activated by a hot key (by default Control Space), by clicking on the icon in the Apple Dock or from Menu bar.
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    4. The Spotlight Search Metadata on your Mac is a truly remarkable thing. Given some text it is able to find all occurrences anywhere on the filesystem in the blink of an eye. At that this point your options are limited however.
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    5. Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.
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    6. Yal - Yet Another Launcher Yet Another Launcher Yal can help you speed up the way you interact with your Windows based PC. You can easily access your favorite programs, documents, even browser bookmarks.
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    7. Fingertips indexes the Windows start menu so you can launch items with a keyboard shortcut. Also custom shortcuts, shortcuts for Outlook and auto-typing text are included.
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    8. A handy tool to start application by keyboard.
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    9. A great tool for any power user: Launch any file, directory, application, and website with a single click. Lightweight Launcher provides customizable launch routines that are easily accessible system wide via the menu bar.
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