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rare is described as 'Fast, realtime regex-extraction, and aggregation into common formats such as histograms, numerical summaries, tables, and more! - zix99/rare' and is an app. There are five alternatives to rare for Mac, Linux, Windows, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is grep, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like rare are ripgrep, The Silver Searcher, ack and Windows Grep.

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    grep

    • Mac
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    • 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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  2. ripgrep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    12 alternatives to ripgrep 

    ripgrep is a command line search tool that combines the usability of The Silver Searcher (an ack clone) with the raw speed of GNU grep.

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    1.  Command line interfaceripgrep either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Full-Text Searchripgrep lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    The Silver Searcher

    • Mac
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    17 alternatives to The Silver Searcher 

    Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra features such as ignoring files per .hignore, .gitignore contents.

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    1.  Command line interfaceThe Silver Searcher either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightThe Silver Searcher consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    ack

    • Mac
    • Linux
    14 alternatives to ack 

    Ack is designed as a standalone (one perl file) replacement for 99% of the uses of grep. ack is intelligent about the files it searches. It knows about certain file types, based on both the extension on the file and, in some cases, the contents of the file.

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    1.  Full-Text Searchack lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Windows Grep

    • Windows
    38 alternatives to Windows Grep 

    The program combines the power and flexibility of traditional command line grep utilities available on DOS, UNIX and other platforms with the ease of use of Microsoft Windows.

    Discontinued

    Official site has been replaced with few sentences of text without links thanking for the past 25 years. The program is safely downloadable at CNET aka Download.com.

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