"Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name...
- - Everything is the most popular Windows alternative to TheSearchMan.
- - Everything is the most popular free alternative to TheSearchMan.
A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.
DocFetcher is a portable German/English open source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.
- - DocFetcher is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to TheSearchMan.
- - DocFetcher is the most popular Open Source alternative to TheSearchMan.
FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3.
UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.
Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory structures and uses these databases in searches.
The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 18.104.22.16820a, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives. Most search utilities that achieve similar speeds do so by indexing drives while the computer is idle, but...
File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search inside PDF, Microsoft Office and other documents. Highlights found text in file names and contents. Clean and intuitive multi-tabbed user interface.
The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.43, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from Majorgeeks
Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do.
- - AndroSearch is the most popular Android & Android Tablet alternative to TheSearchMan.
no new version since 2017no working website anymorehttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chocosoft.as&hl=gsw&gl=US
VX Search is an automated, rule-based file search solution allowing one to search files by the file type, category, file name, size, location, extension, regular expressions, text and binary patterns, creation, modification and last access dates, EXIF tags, etc.
VX Search Features
CSearcher is a simple and fast free non-indexing search program.
Searching computer files and folders is rather common for every PC user daily. Using standard Windows Explorer solution for this has many disavantages: it's slow, uses lots of RAM and many times it does not fin.
This software hasn't been updated since October 2018.