pmenu Alternatives

    pmenu is described as 'Terminal fuzzy finder/dmenu-replacement'. There are more than 10 alternatives to pmenu for Mac, Linux, Windows and Vim. The best alternative is fzf, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like pmenu are fzy (Free, Open Source), Peco (Free, Open Source), Percol (Free, Open Source) and Selecta (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 3, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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      fzf is a general-purpose command-line fuzzy finder. * No dependencies * Blazingly fast * The most comprehensive feature set * Flexible layout using tmux panes * Batteries included * Vim/Neovim plugin, key bindings and fuzzy auto-completion
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      fzy is a fast, simple fuzzy text selector for the terminal with an advanced scoring algorithm. fzy is faster and shows better results than other fuzzy finders.


    1. Simple and efficient interactive filtering tool for your shell. Pipe your output to it and filter interactively!.
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    2. Percol is an interactive grep tool in your terminal, commonly used with | (pipe concept on UNIX).
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      A fuzzy text selector for files and anything else you need to select written in Ruby. Use it from vim, from the command line, or anywhere you can run a shell command.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Fuzzy file finder for the command line.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      A fuzzy text selector for files and anything else you need to select. Use it from vim, from the command line, or anywhere you can run a shell command. Reimplementation of selecta in Rust.
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    3. Fuzzy Finder in Rust.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      General-purpose fuzzy selector focused on simplicity and performance.
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    4. A fuzzy search tool for the command-line.
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