HoudahSpot Alternatives

    HoudahSpot is described as 'advanced file search tool for Mac' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to HoudahSpot for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Invantive Studio. The best alternative is Finder, which is free. Other great apps like HoudahSpot are Spotlight (Free), RecentX (Paid), Search Monkey (Free, Open Source) and Path Finder (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks.

      Discontinued

      The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.1.0, released in June 2011, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.

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    2. The Spotlight Search Metadata on your Mac is a truly remarkable thing. Given some text it is able to find all occurrences anywhere on the filesystem in the blink of an eye. At that this point your options are limited however.
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    3. Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.
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    4. iFileX's functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now replaced by Spotlight.
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      • Mac
      File Buddy is best thought of as a collection of tools for managing the vast number of files and folders found on your hard drive.
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    5. TaskSurfer gives you all of the tools you need to manage things the way you want. Stick things in folders, use contexts to decide where and when to work on stuff, or tag it with a location and let your Mac sort it out for you.
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    6. Toucan Search is an efficient solution for finding just about everything!
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Ffind — search a file hierarchy.
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    7. Invantive BusinessDrive enables you to work with documents stored in (cloud) applications and databases as if they were stored on a network disk.
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    8. Advanced Recent Access is designed to see more properties of your recent used resources (files and directories). Key features: can see more properties of the recent resources, such as path, size, type, date modified and date created. And more.
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