Leap Alternatives

    Leap is described as 'With Leap you find things based on your natural memory of that file. “Hhmm it was a big photoshop file of a basketball court” or “Something I tagged important” or “A word document somewhere in my documents folder”' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Leap for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is TagFlow, which is free. Other great apps like Leap are FoxTrot Professional Search (Paid), Elyse (Freemium), HoudahSpot (Paid) and Taglists (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 12, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      TagFlow is a simple, intelligent and efficient files manager based on tags. It allows you to easily organize, find, share and backup all your files by tagging them. Organize and find your files is easily and will improve your file organisation.
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    1. FoxTrot Professional Search builds full-text index files from documents on your disks and servers, making their contents accessible in a split second.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Because files can fit in many different categories and contexts, a tagging approach to managing them, like the kind we have for photos, bookmarks, and blog posts, makes sense. Elyse provides tag management for your files, with up to 30 tags in the free version.
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    2. HoudahSpot is an advanced file search tool for Mac. Use HoudahSpot to locate hard-to-find files and keep frequently used files within reach. HoudahSpot builds upon Spotlight, which comes preinstalled with OS X. It makes Spotlight both more powerful and easier to use.
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    3. TagLists is a small application for OS X that allows you to quickly see which files you've tagged with particular tags. It uses the OpenMeta tagging system, which means that it finds files that have been tagged with any of the applications that support OpenMeta.
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      • Mac
      Tags allows you to manage your files in a way far superior to folders. Work faster, and be more efficient.
    4. Tagger is a small application for OS X that can be used for quickly adding arbitrary textual tags to files. It uses the OpenMeta system for saving tags, so the tags you add with it will be readable (and editable) by all the other applications that support OpenMeta.

      Discontinued

      Last update was on October 02, 2011. Source code is available.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Tag everything on your desktop like files, images, movies or music by simply using tags. 3 languages: english, german, espanol.

      Discontinued

      Last version is v0.10.2.5 and it has not been updated since 2007

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    5. TagTower is a personal file tagging utility that allows you to assign custom keywords (tags) to your files and then easily locate files by searching and browsing tags, without the need to remember the file’s name or location.
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    6. TagoMan frees you from constrains of your folders.
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