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iFileX Alternatives

iFileX is described as ''s functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now replaced by Spotlight' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to iFileX for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Wine. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like iFileX are Keypirinha, DocFetcher, FSearch and Agent Ransack.

iFileX alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iFileX.
This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

iFileX's functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now...

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  1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.

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



  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.

  4. FSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3.

  5. Agent Ransack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!



  6. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

  7. UltraSearch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.

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  8. AnyTXT Searcher is a powerful local data full-text search engine, just like a local disk Google search engine. It is your ideal desktop search tool.

  9. Search Monkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.

  10. FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.

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