Gawk is described as 'The awk utility interprets a special-purpose programming language that makes it possible to handle simple data-reformatting jobs with just a few lines of code' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to Gawk for Linux, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is ripgrep, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gawk are ack (Free, Open Source), datamash (Free, Open Source), spot (Free, Open Source) and Mawk (Free, Open Source).
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