fzf Alternatives

    fzf is described as 'general-purpose command-line fuzzy finder' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to fzf for Mac, Linux, Windows, BSD and Vim. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like fzf are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), fzy (Free, Open Source), Percol (Free, Open Source) and Peco (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 23, 2020

    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
    2. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Vim
      fzy is a fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm. fzy is faster and shows better results than other fuzzy finders.
    3. Percol is an interactive grep tool in your terminal, commonly used with | (pipe concept on UNIX).
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    4. Simple and efficient interactive filtering tool for your shell. Pipe your output to it and filter interactively!.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Find any file. Instantly.
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    5. Findspot 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.
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    6. A fuzzy search tool for the command-line.
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    7. Fuzzy Finder in Rust.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      General-purpose fuzzy selector focused on simplicity and performance.
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