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 an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pipy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Microsoft Office Outlook and Android. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Pipy are Keypirinha (Free), TagSpaces (Freemium, Open Source), Listary (Freemium) and DocFetcher (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

    1. Access your folders from anywhere.
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    2. 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.

    3. 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 😉.
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    4. 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.


      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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    5. A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search requirements. Finds documents, outlook archives and e-mails, contacts, appointments, folders, etc.
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    6. MasterSeeker is software to search and find files in your pc lightning fast.
    7. Outlook and desktop search to help you search and find information from your files, emails and documents on your computer. Now also with a secure p2p network so you can share information and collaborate with your friends and colleagues.
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    8. X1 offers next generation enterprise search, eDiscovery and desktop search for traditional and virtual environments X1 provides a single, unified interface through which you can quickly find, view and act upon your critical emails, files, SharePoint data, calendar, contacts and...
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    9. FileSearchEX is the no nonsense file search utility for Windows 7 and higher. It offers the simplified search interface like Windows XP yet in an updated and modern fashion. Unlike other search tools, FileSearchEX works well with limited account permissions.
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