GoToFile Alternatives

    GoToFile is described as 'Find any file. Instantly' 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 (Free), Alfred (Freemium), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source) and Quicksilver (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 10, 2021

    1. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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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    5. Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger).
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    6. Search all your tools from one place. Clew is your central hub for workplace productivity. Search shouldn’t be stealing 25% of your workweek. Find files, act on them, and share blazingly fast with Clew.
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    7. Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only for files and folders. When you type anything in the search bar, which can be access anywhere by using a global shortcut).
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    8. 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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