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regexxer is described as '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' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to regexxer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is grepWin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like regexxer are grep, dnGREP, Search Monkey and AstroGrep.

regexxer 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 regexxer.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

regexxer is a nifty GUI search/replace tool featuring Perl-style regular expressions. If you need project-wide substitution...

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  1. grepWin icon

    grepWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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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    grep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

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

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  3. dnGREP icon

    dnGREP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    Main Screen
  4. Search Monkey icon

    Search Monkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

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    Searchmonkey doesn't do find-and-replace, it only does find.

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  5. AstroGrep icon

    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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  6. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.

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  7. FAR - Find And Replace icon

    FAR - Find And Replace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Find
  8. InfoRapid Search & Replace icon

    InfoRapid Search & Replace

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    InfoRapid Search & Replace is one of the most powerful text retrieval programs currently. With its built-in converters, its excellently suitable for searching and previewing HTML and RTF documents.

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    PowerGREP

    • Windows

    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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  10. fnr.exe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Open Source tool to find/replace text in multiple files.

    Find text and replace it
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