fzy Alternatives

    fzy is described as 'fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm. fzy is faster and shows better results than other fuzzy finders' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to fzy for Mac, Linux, Windows, BSD and Vim. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like fzy are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), fzf (Free, Open Source), EasyFind (Free) and GoToFile (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 31, 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
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Vim
      fzf is a general-purpose command-line fuzzy finder. * No dependencies * Blazingly fast * The most comprehensive feature set * Flexible layout using tmux panes * Batteries included * Vim/Neovim plugin, key bindings and fuzzy auto-completion
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    3. Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Find any file. Instantly.
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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      A fuzzy text selector for files and anything else you need to select written in Ruby. Use it from vim, from the command line, or anywhere you can run a shell command.
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    5. A fuzzy search tool for the command-line.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      General-purpose fuzzy selector focused on simplicity and performance.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Fuzzy file finder for the command line.
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