Gui based, multithreaded search tool
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Pro Best free app for non indexed searches of text and MS Office files
Top free tool for non-indexed searches for files and contents. Boolean and regex options. Searches MS Office files using Ifilters.
The paid for version, Filelocator Pro, offers many enhancements eg combined boolean and regex searches, multiple search tabs, ability to toggle back to previous search results, and has inbuilt index searching as an option.
Pro Will search across attached drives
Pro Saves disk space by not indexing files
No silly indexing of your file system required.
Pro Fast search for text or regex in files
The app is multi threaded to search through your files.