Spotlight Alternatives for Windows

    Spotlight is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Everything, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Spotlight and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Spotlight are Keypirinha (Free), Station (Freemium), ueli (Free, Open Source) and DocFetcher (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 20, 2021

    Platforms

    × Clear
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Xfce
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • KDE
    • Google Chrome
    • Spotlight
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    Features

    • File Searching
    • Program Launchers
    • Launcher
    • Portable
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Indexed search
    • Customizable
    • Spotlight
    • Integrated Search
    • Full text search
    • File management
    • Lightweight
    • Fast file and folder search
    • Web searching
    • Quick search
    • Support for regular expressions
    • Search-in-files
    • Windows Explorer integration
    • Custom commands
    • Calculus solving

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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