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FYI is described as 'Get access to the documents you need, right when you need them, in a new tab. Connect FYI with G Suite, Slack, Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and more to search across the apps you use' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FYI for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Google Chrome, Windows and Microsoft Edge. The best alternative is Station, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FYI are eesel, Meta Search, Found and FileMeta.

FYI alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FYI.
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  1. Station icon

    Station

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Brave
    25 alternatives to Station 

    Station is the first open-source smart browser for busy people. A single place for all of your web applications.

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    Discontinued

    The project is not actively maintained anymore. Last version, 2.0.9, released in July 2021, can be still downloaded from GitHub

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  2. eesel icon

    eesel

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Firefox
    11 alternatives to eesel 

    All your Google Docs, Notion pages and other work documents, right in your new tab.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionseesel can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Lightweighteesel consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark Modeeesel supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Full-Text Searcheesel lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    5.  Ad-freeeesel doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  Privacy focusedeesel is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  3. Meta Search icon

    Meta Search

    • Mac
    11 alternatives to Meta Search 

    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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  4. Found icon

    Found

    • Mac
    25 alternatives to Found 

    Found 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).

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    Discontinued

    No longer supported actively and not available on Mac app store.

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  5. FileMeta

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    5 alternatives to FileMeta 

    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’.

     FileMeta has no features, suggest some!
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  6. Findo icon

    Findo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • Apple Messages
    11 alternatives to Findo 

    Findo is a search assistant that lets you communicate naturally to find things across multiple local and cloud services like email, your file system, notes in Gmail, Google Drive, Dropbox and much more.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Findo simultaneously.
    Discontinued

    The product is discontinued.

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  7. Google Cloud Search icon

    Google Cloud Search

    • Online
    • Google Apps
    10 alternatives to Google Cloud Search 

    Use the power of Google to search across your company’s content in G Suite. From Gmail and Drive to Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, and more, Google Cloud Search answers your questions and delivers relevant suggestions to help you throughout the day.

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  8. Mulwi Search icon

    Mulwi Search

    • Online
    11 alternatives to Mulwi Search 

    A single place to search all your internal data including Google Drive, Slack, Magento 2, Asana, Dropbox etc

     Mulwi Search has no features, suggest some!
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  9. Pouch icon

    Pouch

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Google Drive
    • Dropbox
    9 alternatives to Pouch 

    Pouch  is a Chrome extension that allows you to access, search, filter and favorite all of your Google Drive and Dropbox files.

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    HQ.app

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    145 alternatives to HQ.app 

    HQ.app is a central place to work with multiple online services (including connectors for Dropbox, Gdrive, Slack, Gmail, Chrome Bookmarks, and more).

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