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    Index Your Files is described as 'allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as necessary for the similar app "Everything"). Searching can be done by name, date, size, location etc' and is a File Search Utility in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Index Your Files for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Index Your Files are Keypirinha (Free), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source) and Recoll (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 10, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin...
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    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
      Most users think Everything is a great alternative to Index Your Files.
    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 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. This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface.


    6. GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you've lent it to.
    7. 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!
    8. 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.
    9. 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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