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. 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      The program is no longer updated since 2012.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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    2. 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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    3. Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by content, though).
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    4. The Personal File Tagging Utility. Tagg is a utility which locates your files based on simple labels you attach or tag on to your files. Contains support for Dropbox and Google Drive(does not support tags for local files).

      Discontinued

      Impossible to contact the web site

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    5. XSearch is a free search tool that with more features that Windows Search didn't provided. It can search files on your computer in high speed.
    6. MasterSeeker is software to search and find files in your pc lightning fast.
    7. A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search requirements. Finds documents, outlook archives and e-mails, contacts, appointments, folders, etc.
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    8. Collection of File & Folder Related Tools . Feature List : 1. Attribute Changer 2. Batch Folder Creator 3. DateTime Changer 4. Duplicate Finder 5. File Shredder 6. Folder Icon Changer 7. Hash 8. Hidden Revealer 9. Protector 10. Seeker 11. Sharing

      Discontinued

      Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of File & Folder Tools, released in August 2016, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

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    9. SMF is a file and file duplicate search tool that uses hashing (MD5, CRC32 or SHA1) to determine similarity. It has tons of search filter capabilities and a result reporting tool, with which you can sub-filter the result set according to your needs.
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