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    Findspot Alternatives

    Findspot is described as 'helps you to find files and launch apps quickly. Just press a shortcut and input some keywords. Findspot will search through your Mac and find the best matches in no time' and is a File Search Utility in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Findspot for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Findspot are Keypirinha (Free), Alfred (Freemium), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source) and Quicksilver (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 10, 2021
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    Findspot helps you to find files and launch apps quickly. Just press a shortcut and input some keywords. Findspot will...
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    1. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.


    2. Alfred is a productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.
    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.
    4. Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Vim
      A command-line fuzzy finder written in Go.
    5. Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger).
    6. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Vim
      fzy is a fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm.
    7. Universal search bar for all your cloud apps.
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