Survey of freeware utilities: Searching and replacing
- Wise JetSearch is a simple
file search tool that makes it easy to quickly find files and folders
across all your internal and external drives. Simply type in the file
name (or part of it) and the program will return matches within a few
- AstroGrep is a Microsoft
Windows grep utility. Grep is a UNIX command-line program which
searches for files or within files for keywords. AstroGrep supports
regular expressions, versatile printing options, stores most recently
used paths and has a "context" feature which is very nice for looking
at source code.
Have you ever needed to find a file buried somewhere in your computer?
Have you ever needed to find a specific string of text inside a file?
FileSeek can do that, and more
an Open Source desktop search application that enables you to quickly
locate content in your documents based on a keyword search.
- Index Your
Search files for Windows with advanced features using index files
is an Open Source desktop search application that enables you to
quickly locate content in your documents based on a keyword search.
is a desktop search engine that indexes the files on one or more
selected hard drives and provides instant results for your keyword
is a multi-threaded documents searcher. No indexes need to be updated ;
no background service is required
- File Hound
enables you to search for a given text string within any type of file
on your computer, including binary files such as images, Office
documents, PDF files and executables.
Search for documents and e-mails on your computer or network
Quickly find files.
search through large numbers of files on your PC or network, including
text and binary files, compressed archives, MS Word documents, Excel
spreadsheets and PDF files, etc.
- neoSearch indexes your
computer and provides
almost instant search results for file queries. Just type in the first
few letters of the file name and view the best matches or hit Enter for
- TextSearch is a program to
search through a
set of text files in a directory structure. Each document is searched
using a regular expression and an overview of the results is shown as a
tree structure. By clicking on a file, it can be viewed, with matches
being highlighted. As opposed to other programs out there, its focus is
not so much on statistics, i.e. how often a word would occur in an
entire corpus of files, but rather oInfinitesoftwartn occurrences in single files.
- GlobalFind is a file search
and replace tool
that allows you to find files that contain a specific keyword, and
optionally replace the keyword with another. The program supports
search for extended c....
- HandyFind is a faster,
friendlier way to find words in documents and web pages.
- Agent Ransack: File searching util supports Reg
Agent Ransack is a Freeware professional file searching
utility for finding information on your hard drive fast and
efficiently. Agent Ransack provides compelling advantages
similar search tools:
Users familiar with the UNIX GREP command will appreciate the ability
to search the contents of files using regular expressions and be able
to view found contents without having to open the files.
- Regular expressions that allow complex rule
- Immediate contents results view.
- Various wizards to walk the user through the
Freeware. Dave Vest, email@example.com, http://www.agentransack.com/.
- Hyper Estraier is a full-text
search system. It
can be used as a Web search engine, mailbox searching, etc. It features
high performance searching, high scalability of target documents, a
perfect recall ratio by the N-gram method, phrase searching, attribute
searching, and similarity searching. Multilingualism is supported with
Unicode. It is independent of file format and repository, and has a
simple and powerful API.
Tarylynn synchronizes two folders and all subfolders within. It is
useful for a quick backup to a network drive, or copying files to a
laptop. The program is very easy to use, just select the two fol....
Is the latest in hard disk search technology - a lightning fast search
program that can search for anything on your ...
- Replace in Files
While editing HTML files, it is common to replace specific strings in
all files with the same extension in the same folder. ...
Be in touch with your files - be in touch with your success. Up to 20
percents of your time could be saved with QuickFiles - ...
- KeyWord: Search filenames by keyword (recursive).
KeyWord let you search a filename by keyword. Useful when
to find a file but you remember only a part of its name. KeyWord shows
useful information about the files, including size, date, time,
MS-Windows long-filenames and 4DOS/NDOS file descriptions.
Freeware. Tsahi Chitin, TUtils@poboxes.com, http://TUtils.cjb.net/.
- InfoRapid Search & Replace: Powerful
search and replace utility.
InfoRapid Search & Replace is one of the most
powerful text retrieval
programs currently available for the PC. With its built in HTML filter,
the program is excellently suitable for searching and previewing HTML
(also in the cache of your Internet browser).
InfoRapid Search & Replace searches your PC for files and text
phrases and presents the search results in a clear list with text
and hypertext links. After the search is done, the found passages can
replaced - not only in ASCII, but also in binary files.
InfoRapid Search & Replace is Freeware and may be used without
any restrictions for private purposes.
Freeware. Ingo Straub, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.inforapid.com/.