Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Very fast
AstroGrep is very fast, it works great and runs searches smoothly even on HDD, with the difference in speed between the former and SDD not very noticeable.
Pro Supports exporting results
You can export the results from a search into a text file.
Can be zipped and uploaded to a USB and then unzipped when needed.
Pro Shows more than the line search
AstroGrep can show more than just the line search, for example the
--context=NUM of a command-line GREP.
Con Cannot search in PDF
Does not support searching in PDF files.