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OpenGrok is described as 'fast and usable source code search and cross reference engine. It helps you search, cross-reference and navigate your source tree. It can understand various program file formats and version control histories like Mercurial, Git, SCCS, RCS, CVS, Subversion' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenGrok for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Sourcegraph, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenGrok are searchcode.com, Source Insight, OctoLinker and Blink grep.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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    Sourcegraph

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Visual Studio Code
    • IntelliJ IDEA
    • Sublime Text
    • Atom
    • Firefox
    53 alternatives to Sourcegraph 

    Sourcegraph is a fast, solid, full-featured code navigation engine.

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    1.  Git SupportSourcegraph supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
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    searchcode.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    11 alternatives to searchcode.com 

    searchcode is a free source code and documentation search engine. API documentation, code snippets and open source (free sofware) repositories are indexed and searchable. Most information is presented in such a way that you shouldn't need to click through, but of course you...

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    Source Insight

    • Windows
    21 alternatives to Source Insight 

    Source Insight is an advanced code editor and browser with built-in analysis for C/C++, C#, and Java programs.

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    works on windows only, not web based

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    OctoLinker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    10 alternatives to OctoLinker 

    It turns language-specific module-loading statements like include, require or import into links. Depending on the language it will either redirect you to the referenced file or to an external website like a manual page or another service.

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    Blink grep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to Blink grep 

    GUI of indexed grep for source code, files locator, search and replace. Switch differnt projects and start searching. Drag and drop of filenames to your favourite editor.

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    Text Sherlock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    2 alternatives to Text Sherlock 

    Provides a fast, easy to install and use search engine for text but, mostly for source code. OpenGrok requires to much time to install (though it may be worth it for some). Sherlock will give you a much easier setup, a text indexer, and a web app interface for searching.

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    Has a decent web interface and is easy to use.

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    DXR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker
    3 alternatives to DXR 

    DXR is a code search and navigation tool aimed at making sense of large projects like Firefox. It supports full-text and regex searches as well as structural queries like "Find all the callers of this function.

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    Google Code Search

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    7 alternatives to Google Code Search 

    Google Code Search allows you to search online public code.

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    1.  Git SupportGoogle Code Search supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
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    Error 404.It was discontinued by Google in March 2013.

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    LXR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    4 alternatives to LXR 

    LXR Cross Referencer, usually known as LXR, is a general-purpose source code indexer and cross-referencer that provides web-based browsing of source code, with links to the definition and usage of any identifier.

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    grep.app

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    10 alternatives to grep.app 

    grep.app searches code from over a half million public repositories on GitHub.

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