mlocate Alternatives

    mlocate is described as 'Indexes filesystems allowing you to search for files' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to mlocate for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like mlocate are Keypirinha (Free), DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source) and RecentX (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
    2. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives.
    7. Instant file search, showing results as you type.
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    8. This tool enables users to search their NTFS formatted harddrives within seconds. It uses the MFT (master file table) of NTFS to search for files very fast.
    9. 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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    10. A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'.
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