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PRGrep is described as 'powerful program to search strings inside files. Rather than showing a file list, the matching lines of text inside each file are also displayed. PRGrep has moreover a lot of interesting functions as search inside binary or compressed files, several search and' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PRGrep for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Agent Ransack, which is free. Other great apps like PRGrep are grepWin, grep, dnGREP and AstroGrep.

PRGrep alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Text Editors or Duplicate File Finders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PRGrep.
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  1. Agent Ransack icon

    Agent Ransack

    68 alternatives to Agent Ransack 

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!

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    Search results, showing the contents view docked below the file list view:
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    grepWin

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    30 alternatives to grepWin 

    grepWin is a simple search and replace tool which can use PCRE regular expressions to search for strings of text within files. grepWin adds an entry to the shell context menu to easily search selected folders.

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    1.  PortablegrepWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Dark ModegrepWin supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Command line interfacegrepWin either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  Ad-freegrepWin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  LightweightgrepWin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    grep

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    37 alternatives to grep 

    grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression.

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  4. dnGREP icon

    dnGREP

    49 alternatives to dnGREP 

    dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries. dnGrep includes search-and-replace, whole-file preview, right-click search in File...

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    1.  PortablednGREP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. AstroGrep icon

    AstroGrep

    34 alternatives to AstroGrep 

    AstroGrep is A Microsoft Windows GUI File Searching (grep) utility. Features include regular expressions, versatile printing options, stores most recent used paths and has a "context" feature which is very nice for looking at source code.

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    1.  PortableAstroGrep can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    FileLocator

    54 alternatives to FileLocator 

    FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find.

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    Search Monkey

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    73 alternatives to Search Monkey 

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.

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    1.  PortableSearch Monkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. regexxer icon

    regexxer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to regexxer 

    regexxer is a nifty GUI search/replace tool featuring Perl-style regular expressions. If you need project-wide substitution and you’re tired of hacking sed command lines together, then you should definitely give it a try.

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    FAR - Find And Replace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    30 alternatives to FAR - Find And Replace 

    FAR is a simple tool for search and replace operations over multiple files. You can apply ordinary "word by word" replacement, or choose to use fully featured regular expressions.

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    PowerGREP

    77 alternatives to PowerGREP 

    PowerGREP is a powerful Windows grep tool. Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network, including text and binary files, compressed archives, MS Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PDF files, OpenOffice files, etc.

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    1.  PortablePowerGREP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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