What are the best Recoll alternatives in 2021?

    Recoll is described as 'This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Recoll for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and Android. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Recoll are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), RecentX (Paid), Catfish (Free, Open Source) and Search Monkey (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      HQ.app is a central place to work with multiple online services (including connectors for Dropbox, Gdrive, Slack, Gmail, Chrome Bookmarks, and more).
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    1. Very powerful index-based search tool for mobile. Support for boolean, proximity search & stemming. Filter by filetype & date. Context text (configurable length) shown for content matches. Granular control over index creation & maintenance.


    2. Advanced Recent Access is designed to see more properties of your recent used resources (files and directories). Key features: can see more properties of the recent resources, such as path, size, type, date modified and date created. And more.
    3. TextSeek helps you search document contents for Windows and MacOS within seconds, inlcuding PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other formats. The core feature is that TextSeek can perform search character-by-character with no omission.
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