Tagging for Windows Alternatives

    Tagging for Windows is described as 'Use Tags within the Windows File Explorer. Tag any kind of file or folder. View the tagged items in a virtual folder. Combine tags for looking up files with multiple tags. Use the tags in the Open/Save Dialogs as well' and is an app in the File Management category. There are seven alternatives to Tagging for Windows for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Google Chrome, Mac and Outlook. The best alternative is TagSpaces, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tagging for Windows are Tabbles (Freemium), RecentX (Paid), Docspell (Free, Open Source) and Elyse (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. TagSpaces is an open source personal data manager. It helps you organize and browse your files on every platform. Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
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    2. Tag files, along with your peers to organize and find them. Works on local or network drives and in the Cloud. Tabbles features collaborative tagging, auto-tagging rules, an Outlook Plugin, a Chrome extension and is well integrated with Windows,.
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    3. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.
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    4. Docspell is a personal document organizer. You'll need a scanner to convert your papers into files. Docspell can then assist in organizing the resulting mess 😉.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Because files can fit in many different categories and contexts, a tagging approach to managing them, like the kind we have for photos, bookmarks, and blog posts, makes sense. Elyse provides tag management for your files, with up to 30 tags in the free version.
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    5. 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.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Hackable SQLite-based tagging, any file format, with scripts and C# plugins, powerful search query language, 100k+ files managed with ease.
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