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 more than 10 alternatives to Xscan by Rixstep for Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Xscan by Rixstep are DocFetcher (Free, Open Source), FSearch (Free, Open Source), EasyFind (Free) and Find Any File (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 22, 2019

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. 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).
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    5. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      iFileX's functionality and design is based on Mac OS early-era file search tools such as Find File and Sherlock, now replaced by Spotlight.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      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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    6. 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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