ripgrep Alternatives

    ripgrep is described as 'command line search tool that combines the usability of The Silver Searcher (an ack clone) with the raw speed of GNU grep. Why should I use ripgrep?'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ripgrep for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Wine. The best alternative is Agent Ransack, which is free. Other great apps like ripgrep are grep (Free, Open Source), dnGREP (Free, Open Source), The Silver Searcher (Free, Open Source) and ack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 17, 2019

    1. UniversalCodeGrep (ucg) is an extremely fast grep-like tool specialized for searching large bodies of source code. It is intended to be largely command-line compatible with Ack, to some extent with ag, and where appropriate with grep.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Fast, realtime regex-extraction, and aggregation into common formats such as histograms, numerical summaries, tables, and more!
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