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grepWin Alternatives for Mac

grepWin is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is DocFetcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to grepWin and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to grepWin are grep, The Silver Searcher, FAR - Find And Replace and Rummage.

grepWin alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Text Editors or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of grepWin.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

grepWin is a simple search and replace tool which can use PCRE regular expressions to search for strings of text within...

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  1. 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.

    Filter panel and preview panel enabled
  2. grep icon

    grep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression.

    Screenshot


  3. The Silver Searcher icon

    The Silver Searcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra features such as ignoring files per .hignore, .gitignore contents.

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  4. FAR - Find And Replace icon

    FAR - Find And Replace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    FAR is a simple tool for search and replace operations over multiple files. You can apply ordinary "word by word" replacement, or choose to use fully featured regular expressions.

    Find
  5. Rummage icon

    Rummage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Rummage is a cross platform tool for crawling directories and searching and replacing in text files. It is written in Python and uses wxPython for the GUI. Rummage allows for literal or regex searches and has configurations for limiting the files etc.

    Rummage - Search Tab


  6. iXoft TexFinderX icon

    iXoft TexFinderX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    TexFinderX is a freeware tool to search and replace text inside entire folders.

    Main interface
  7. String Replacer icon

    String Replacer

    • Mac

    String Replacer for Mac allows to find and replace a list of strings inside files and folders directly or in batch mode. It allows to operate on multiple files using a multiple string couple replacement list. It works with just a single click or using drag and drop.

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