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. AIKIN is a powerful new desktop search that can find item names and content using advanced pattern recognition and semantic awareness, that doesn't require the user to always know exactly how something was named or written.
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    2. Effective File Search (EFS) is a powerful but easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network with this effective software. EFS is a real replacement for the Windows Search utility. You can save a lot of time with this excellent file search tool.


    3. Wise JetSearch can help you search files or folders on all your local drives in just a few seconds. Input your keywords, select the drive and then start to search.
    4. VX Search is an automated, rule-based file search solution allowing one to search files by the file type, category, file name, size, location, extension, regular expressions, text and binary patterns, creation, modification and last access dates, EXIF tags, etc.
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    5. liquidFOLDERS stores all files in a separate area of your computer we call "store". A store does not have a fixed directory tree (let alone one that you'll have to manage yourself), but is one big thing.
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    6. Gaviri SearchOS - Search Desktop, E-Mails, Network and Mobile Devices. The free version is not portable and cannot search in network folders. The universal search engine for all your desktop, mobile and network needs.
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    7. LAN Search Pro is a free and portable utility for fast file searching across your LAN. You can search for specific file names or for specific file types (e.g. all MP3 files).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.9, released on January 2009, can be still downloaded from Gnome repositories

    8. Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do. Featuring sub second, full text, Desktop Search in files content, and over apps names and description.
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    9. Find files fast across folders, drives, disks and machines and emails in MS Outlook, find duplicates. Attach labels, bookmarks and comments, automatic backup, synchronize, messaging. Tag Web pages while downloading. Share labels with others.
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