Multiple file search & replace Alternatives

    Multiple file search & replace is described as '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' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Multiple file search & replace for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Multiple file search & replace are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), UltraSearch (Free) and Catfish (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 3, 2021

    1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.
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    5. GTK+ desktop search frontend.
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    6. A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
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    7. Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing.
    8. Locate32 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.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.1.11.8220a, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    9. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.
    10. Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home.
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