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Found is described as 'provides a lightning-fast, intuitive search experience that finds files across your Mac and personal cloud services, including Dropbox, Google Drive/Docs, and Gmail (attachments)' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Found for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Google Chrome and iPhone. The best alternative is Alfred, which is free. Other great apps like Found are ueli, Fluent Search, RecentX and eesel.

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

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  1. Alfred icon

    Alfred

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableAlfred is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAlfred can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchAlfred lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  2. Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.

    ⚫︎ Portableueli can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsueli can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  3. Fluent Search (beta) is a fast and easy-to-use search application that lets you search for running applications, browser tabs, bookmarks, files, and more.

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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingRecentX can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionRecentX can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ PortableRecentX can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    eesel

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    eesel automatically brings together all your work in one place. Google docs, Figma designs, Salesforce opportunities, LinkedIn profiles, Intercom conversations and even custom tools your company built - if it has a URL, eesel can save it.

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    Krunner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.

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    XMenu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets.

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    Meta Search

    • Mac

    Google for your files. Search your Desktop, Google Drive, Dropbox, Gmail, Evernote, and everything else the way you’d search the Internet.

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  9. FileMeta

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    What the software delivered here does is to connect up Explorer with the originally intended support for storing metadata as properties in NTFS in alternate streams in files. If programs had tag lines, then this one’s would be ‘Meta late than never’.

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  10. Clew icon

    Clew

    • Mac

    Universal search bar for all your cloud apps.

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