Indexer++ Alternatives

    Indexer++ is described as 'is probably the best open-source desktop files and folders search utility for Windows' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Indexer++ for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Wine and SaaS. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Indexer++ are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), UltraSearch (Free) and Locate32 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
    2. 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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    3. 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.
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    4. UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.
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    5. Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory structures and uses these databases in searches.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.1.11.8220a, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.



    6. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
    7. SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives.
    8. WizTree quickly finds the files and folders using the most space on your hard drive. It scans the MFT (Master File Table) instead of crawling the entire disk which makes it very fast.
    9. Index Your Files 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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated since 2012. Last version, 5.0.2.6, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    10. File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search inside PDF, Microsoft Office and other documents. Highlights found text in file names and contents. Clean and intuitive multi-tabbed user interface.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.43, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from Majorgeeks

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