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

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Ffind — search a file hierarchy.
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    1. "Instant Document Search" is a powerful search solution (like Internet search engines) for your local documents. Instantly find documents by keywords or phrases ... results in context-preview with keywords/phrases hi-lighted.


    2. A fast, lightweight, customizable search alternative for Windows 7 that also allows for deletion and renaming. Easily locate files on mapped network drives using Conjure, expedite your searches by including folders you need and excluding ones you never use.
    3. 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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    4. "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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    5. File Seeker searches hard disks for files with excellent speed, accuracy and search within feature.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 3.5.2, was released on February, 2009. You can still download it from SoftPedia.com

    6. Generate file list of all files with specific name pattern, extension, properties and attributes, as well as text and binary content by recursively scanning specified directories and searching for matching files. Copy and rename found files.
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    7. EasyGrep is an easy to use Windows grep software which allows you to search within files on your computer. Supports text based searches as well as regex searches. Supports Notepad++.
    8. Wherever you have files DeskRule can locate them. Search your hard disk, but also in mobile phones and cameras, zipfolders, FTP, OneDrive and all the other virtual shell folders.
    9. Make a change immediately in many files, add new text or new links in various webpages, change descriptions, key words and other metatags, repair inactive links, and redesign and optimize pages for search engines
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