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fzy is described as 'fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm' and is a File Search utility 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, fzf, EasyFind and GoToFile.

fzy alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of fzy.
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fzy is a fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm.

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    Everything

    • Windows
    98 alternatives to Everything 

    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name...

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    1.  LightweightEverything consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableEverything can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
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    DocFetcher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    108 alternatives to DocFetcher 

    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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    1.  Full-Text SearchDocFetcher lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  PortableDocFetcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Shared FoldersDocFetcher supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
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    fzf

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Vim
    15 alternatives to fzf 

    A command-line fuzzy finder written in Go.

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    EasyFind

    • Mac
    46 alternatives to EasyFind 

    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. EasyFind is especially useful for those tired of slow or impossible indexing, outdated or corrupted...

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    GoToFile

    15 alternatives to GoToFile 

    GoToFile is a fast, flexible and accurate utility to find files and folders on your Mac.

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    Fuzzy Search
Type a few characters and GoToFile will show matching items instantaneous. Fuzzy Search means you can leave out characters and type only the more pregnant ones. It's just the order that matters. Typing upper-case characters will favour items with those characters at word boundaries. GoToFile can search by file name or by complete path.


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    Findspot

    15 alternatives to Findspot 

    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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  7. Selecta

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to Selecta 

    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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  8. pick (fuzzy search)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to pick (fuzzy search) 

    A fuzzy search tool for the command-line.

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  9. heatseeker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to heatseeker 

    General-purpose fuzzy selector focused on simplicity and performance. Rewrite of selecta in Rust.

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  10. hf

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    10 alternatives to hf 

    Fuzzy file finder for the command line.

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