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Xscan by Rixstep Alternatives

Xscan by Rixstep is described as 'No indexes junking down your disk - have you ever thought of what happens if your indexes start getting indexed? None of that. No 'snapshot' thinking where you only see what the system found the last time it looked (whenever that was)' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are nine alternatives to Xscan by Rixstep for Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Xscan by Rixstep are DocFetcher, FSearch, EasyFind and CSearcher.

Xscan by Rixstep alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be File Managers or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Xscan by Rixstep.
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  1. Everything icon

    Everything

    • Windows
    98 alternatives to Everything 

    "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...

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    1.  LightweightEverything consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableEverything can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
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    DocFetcher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    109 alternatives to DocFetcher 

    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.

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    1.  Full-Text SearchDocFetcher lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  PortableDocFetcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Shared FoldersDocFetcher supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
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  3. FSearch icon

    FSearch

    79 alternatives to FSearch 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightFSearch consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeFSearch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  4. EasyFind icon

    EasyFind

    • Mac
    46 alternatives to EasyFind 

    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files, folders, or contents in any file without indexing. EasyFind is especially useful for those tired of slow or impossible indexing, outdated or corrupted...

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  5. CSearcher icon

    CSearcher

    • Windows
    76 alternatives to CSearcher 

    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.

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    1.  PortableCSearcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightCSearcher consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Windows Explorer ExtensionCSearcher can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Find Any File

    77 alternatives to Find Any File 

    Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by content, though). As there are other tools with a similar search operation, here are the special features unique to Find Any File:

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    Main Search Window
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    TextSeek

    • Mac
    • Windows
    94 alternatives to TextSeek 

    TextSeek helps you search document contents for Windows and MacOS within seconds, inlcuding PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other formats. The core feature is that TextSeek can perform search character-by-character with no omission.

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    FileSearchEX

    68 alternatives to FileSearchEX 

    FileSearchEX is the no nonsense file search utility for Windows 7 and higher. It offers the simplified search interface like Windows XP yet in an updated and modern fashion. Unlike other search tools, FileSearchEX works well with limited account permissions.

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    The most natural way to locate files and folders on modern operating systems.
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    HQ.app

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    145 alternatives to HQ.app 

    HQ.app is a central place to work with multiple online services (including connectors for Dropbox, Gdrive, Slack, Gmail, Chrome Bookmarks, and more).

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