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GoToFile Alternatives

GoToFile is described as 'fast, flexible and accurate utility to find files and folders on your Mac' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GoToFile for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like GoToFile are Keypirinha, Alfred, DocFetcher and Quicksilver.

GoToFile alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or Web Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GoToFile.
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  1. Everything icon

    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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    Keypirinha

    • Windows
    151 alternatives to Keypirinha 

    A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

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    1.  LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    smart search
    customizable interface


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    Alfred

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    96 alternatives to Alfred 

    Alfred is a productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAlfred can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Full-Text SearchAlfred lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    DocFetcher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    109 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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    Filter panel and preview panel enabled
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    Quicksilver

    77 alternatives to Quicksilver 

    Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.

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    Spotlight

    • Mac
    60 alternatives to Spotlight 

    Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger). Backed by an index of all items and files on the system, it's designed to allow the user to quickly locate a wide variety of items on the computer...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSpotlight can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    fzf

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

    A command-line fuzzy finder written in Go.

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    Spotter

    51 alternatives to Spotter 

    Productivity tool that allows to launch everything (e.g. switch the next song, connect Bluetooth device, set a timer, etc.) so you can stay focused on your current task.

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    fzy

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Vim
    14 alternatives to fzy 

    fzy is a fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm.

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    1.  Full-Text Searchfzy lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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      Clew

      76 alternatives to Clew 

      Universal search bar for all your cloud apps.

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