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Pipy Alternatives

Pipy is described as 'free Windows utility designed to gradually improve one’s productivity during typical desktop tasks. It does so by combining a launcher and a desktop search tool within a single application' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pipy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Explorer and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Pipy are Keypirinha, Listary, TagSpaces and DocFetcher.

Pipy alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pipy.
This page was last updated Jun 26, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Pipy is a free Windows utility designed to gradually improve one’s productivity during typical desktop tasks. It does so by...

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  1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.

  2. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

  3. Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.

  4. TagSpaces

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.

  5. 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.

  6. FSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  7. Keepmark is a desktop, privacy first documents organizer. You can organize with it your files, email, bookmarks, tasks, news, and other resources. Its available for Windows, Linux and Mac.

  8. 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.

  9. Docspell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Docspell is a personal document organizer. You'll need a scanner to convert your papers into files. Docspell can then assist in organizing the resulting mess .

  10. ANGRYsearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Instant file search, showing results as you type.

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