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Meta Search Alternatives

Meta Search is described as 'Google for your files. Search your Desktop, Google Drive, Dropbox, Gmail, Evernote, and everything else the way you’d search the Internet' and is an app in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Meta Search for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Apple Messages and SaaS. The best alternative is eesel, which is free. Other great apps like Meta Search are Found, FileMeta, FYI and Findo.

Meta Search alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Web Search Engines or Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Meta Search.
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  1. eesel icon

    eesel

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Firefox
    11 alternatives to eesel 

    All your Google Docs, Notion pages and other work documents, right in your new tab.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionseesel can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Lightweighteesel consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark Modeeesel supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Full-Text Searcheesel lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    5.  Ad-freeeesel doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  Privacy focusedeesel is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  2. Found icon

    Found

    • Mac
    25 alternatives to Found 

    Found provides a lightning-fast, intuitive search experience that finds files across your Mac and personal cloud services, including Dropbox, Google Drive/Docs, and Gmail (attachments).

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    Discontinued

    No longer supported actively and not available on Mac app store.

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  3. FileMeta

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    5 alternatives to FileMeta 

    What the software delivered here does is to connect up Explorer with the originally intended support for storing metadata as properties in NTFS in alternate streams in files. If programs had tag lines, then this one’s would be ‘Meta late than never’.

     FileMeta has no features, suggest some!
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  4. FYI icon

    FYI

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    10 alternatives to FYI 

    Get access to the documents you need, right when you need them, in a new tab. Connect FYI with G Suite, Slack, Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and more to search across the apps you use.

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  5. Findo icon

    Findo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • Apple Messages
    11 alternatives to Findo 

    Findo is a search assistant that lets you communicate naturally to find things across multiple local and cloud services like email, your file system, notes in Gmail, Google Drive, Dropbox and much more.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Findo simultaneously.
    Discontinued

    The product is discontinued.

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  6. Google Cloud Search icon

    Google Cloud Search

    • Online
    • Google Apps
    10 alternatives to Google Cloud Search 

    Use the power of Google to search across your company’s content in G Suite. From Gmail and Drive to Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, and more, Google Cloud Search answers your questions and delivers relevant suggestions to help you throughout the day.

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  7. Max Impact Search icon

    Max Impact Search

    • Online
    • Android
    62 alternatives to Max Impact Search 

    Search the web while supporting people and planet.

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  8. Mulwi Search icon

    Mulwi Search

    • Online
    11 alternatives to Mulwi Search 

    A single place to search all your internal data including Google Drive, Slack, Magento 2, Asana, Dropbox etc

     Mulwi Search has no features, suggest some!
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  9. AppWise

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    6 alternatives to AppWise 

    AppWise is an intelligent workspace that unifies enterprise apps into a single, searchable view. Make sure you and your team are making the best decisions with access to the latest information from across your organization.

     AppWise has no features, suggest some!
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    Pouch

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Google Drive
    • Dropbox
    9 alternatives to Pouch 

    Pouch  is a Chrome extension that allows you to access, search, filter and favorite all of your Google Drive and Dropbox files.

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