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ripgrep combines the usability of The Silver Searcher with the raw speed of grep.

  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD
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ripgrep Features

  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.

ripgrep information

  • Developed byAndrew Gallant
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Alternatives12 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

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It searches fast for the content of plain text files in English as well as Chinese without an index and shows up the context of the results.

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Easy install, seems pretty fast, works well on Windows with the provided binary

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Ripgrep understands Chinese better than The-Silver-Searcher.

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  • grep
  • search-tool

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