FYI Alternatives

    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 Linux. The best alternative is Station, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FYI are eesel (Free), Meta Search (Paid), FileMeta (Free, Open Source) and Findo (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 6, 2021

    1. Lost in tabs? Stay organized with the smart dock. Station automatically groups your pages by application. Your workspace is cleaner than ever, finding what you need is easy. Context-switching is a pain?
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      • 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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    2. 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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      • 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • iPhone
      • Apple Messages
      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.

      Discontinued

      The product is discontinued.

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    3. Wuha is a cloud-based professional search solution allowing users to immediately find any of their files (whether they’re in Gmail, Drive, Slack, Outlook, and many others).
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    4. 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.
    5. 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).

      Discontinued

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

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      • Online
      A single place to search all your internal data including Google Drive, Slack, Magento 2, Asana, Dropbox etc.
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    6. Access/search your Google Drive files from your bookmark bar.
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