Locate32 Alternatives

    Locate32 is described as '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' and is a popular app in the File Management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Locate32 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Microsoft Office Outlook. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Locate32 are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), RecentX (Paid) and UltraSearch (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    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 Locate32.
    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. 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.
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    5. UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.
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    6. FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find. It is a free reduced functionality version of FileLocator Pro. It is free for both personal and commercial use.
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    7. GTK+ desktop search frontend.
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    8. A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
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    9. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
    10. Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home.
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