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Lemur Project is described as 'The Lemur Project develops search engines, browser toolbars, text analysis tools, and data resources that support research and development of information retrieval and text mining software. The project is best known for its Indri search engine' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are nine alternatives to Lemur Project for Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is DocFetcher, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Lemur Project are Agent Ransack, Copernic Desktop Search, dtsearch and FileSearchy.

Lemur Project alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Duplicate File Finders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Lemur Project.
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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchDocFetcher lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ PortableDocFetcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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!

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    Search results, showing the contents view docked below the file list view:


  3. Copernic Desktop Search icon

    Copernic Desktop Search

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Instantly find documents, e-mails(full text), attachments, videos, pictures, music(metadata), and other types of files(file names). The size limit of the index of the free version is 75,000.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    dtsearch

    • Windows

    dtSearch - The Smart Choice for Text Retrieval since 1991.

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  5. FileSearchy icon

    FileSearchy

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    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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  6. Full-text morphological search among documents and e-books of dozens of file types, including text in archives and disk images; on the your desktop, LAN, clouds (WebDAV) and removable drives.

    ⚫︎ PortableArchivarius 3000 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchArchivarius 3000 lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  7. SSuite Desktop Search is a useful and extremely fast windows desktop search engine that can find files, folders, and file content.

    ⚫︎ PortableSSuite Desktop Search Engine can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. InSight Desktop Search icon

    InSight Desktop Search

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    "InSight Desktop Search" is a search engine that keeps track of all the files in your system and makes sure that you can access your files/folders easily and quickly.

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    Exalead Desktop Search

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Exalead Desktop Search Instantly locates any document stored on local resources like internal and external hard drives, network drives and USB keys .

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