Download Search Tools for Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Reader DC

    Adobe Reader DC19.012.20034

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Related searches
    a
    acrobat
    acrobat reader
    adobe acrobat
    adobe acrobat reader

    A very powerful PDF reader

    6
    232 votes
    • PROS: Convert PDF files to other file formats, Seamlessly navigate PDF documents, Share documents via Adobe Document Cloud, Easy to navigate interface
    • CONS: Slow to open, Bloated with features, Takes a while to open big files, Cannot create new work tab on the same window
  • EasyFind

    EasyFind4.8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Related searches
    find files
    find search
    search tool
    spotlight

    Powerful search tool for reaching hard-to-find files

    7
    8 votes
    • PROS: Performs very in depth searches, Will find files that Spotlight can't, Easy to use, No indexing
    • CONS: No organization in the way results are presented, Lack of indexing means searches take a while
  • File Viewer

    File Viewer1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows
    Related searches
    computers
    file downloader
    file tools
    file utilities
    file viewer

    Free and Streamlined File Viewing Software for Personal Computers

    7
    15 votes
    • PROS: File viewer is free to download, This software package will recognise nearly every file type
    • CONS: The contents of files cannot be modified, There can be rare occasions when a specific format is not recognised
  • TSearch

    TSearch1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Related searches
    debugger
    development
    network search
    torrent search

    Add a torrent search to Camino

    6
    93 votes
    • PROS: Very simple, Searches multiple sites at once
    • CONS: Requires you to use AppleScript editor, Instructions are for older Mac versions, No refining of results
  • Search and Replace

    Search and Replace1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Related searches
    multiple files
    search and replace
    text files
    text replace

    Search and replace text in multiple files and filenames

    8
    15 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use but powerful, Much quicker than going through files one by one, Replaces file names as well as text within files
    • CONS: Doesn't work so well with unusual characters, Can't search and replace phrases
  • Torrent.search Widget

    Torrent.search Widget1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Related searches
    dashboard
    u torrent

    Search for torrents from your dashboard

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: Checks 27 different sites at once, Allows you to filter sites
    • CONS: Not clear how it selects which torrent site to download from, No way to "select all" torrent sites
  • Grep

    Grep1.1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Related searches
    find files
    find search
    large files
    large text files

    Find and search in very large text files

    6
    1 vote
    • Inquisitor

      Inquisitorv62 3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows
      Related searches
      firefox add ons
      network search
      safari
      search engine

      Instant search for Safari

      9
      9 votes
      • PROS: Stable and fast, Remembers searches, Customize and choose search engines
      • CONS: Shows affiliate links, Limited to Safari
    • Quick Search Box

      Quick Search Box2.0.0.3789

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Related searches
      google drive
      google search
      web search

      Google's official search box and launcher for Mac

      5
      9 votes
      • PROS: Very lightweight, Searches both hard drive and the web, Allows you to customize searches, Launches programs, Searches your Google account
      • CONS: Google account searches can be slow or return nothing, Search results not quite as well organized as with Spotlight
    • iFind

      iFind4.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Android
      Related searches
      network search

      Optimize the way you search on internet

      -
      No votes yet
      • Spotify Search

        Spotify Search0.5.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows
        Related searches
        find search
        find song
        music search
        music tools
        music track

        Listen to the group you're reading about, fast!

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Easy to use and install, Invisible
        • CONS: No options
      • SpotInside

        SpotInside1.0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Related searches
        spotlight
        spotlight search
        word search

        Preview search and word highlighting with Spotlight

        6
        4 votes
        • Spotify Chrome Extension

          Spotify Chrome Extension1.0.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac
          Related searches
          chrome
          chrome extension
          spotify

          Instantly search for Spotify artists in Chrome

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Easy to use, Makes it easy to sample tracks from artist, Sorts results by album name, artist etc, Opens Spotify automatically
          • CONS: Not much quicker than copy-pasting
        • Amazon Search

          Amazon Search2.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Related searches
          amazon
          dashboard
          network search

          Make Amazon searches from your Dashboard

          -
          No votes yet
          • FoxTrot Personal Search

            FoxTrot Personal Search3.1.2

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Related searches
            spotlight
            spotlight search
            super fast

            Super-fast alternative to Spotlight

            6
            3 votes
            • PROS: Very quick search results, Logical, easy to use interface
            • CONS: Slows down when searches as you type, Categories suggested can be wrong
          • Ziplight Spotlight Plugin

            Ziplight Spotlight Plugin 1.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Related searches
            fast file search
            spotlight
            spotlight search
            zip

            Search ZIP files with Spotlight

            10
            1 vote
            • PROS: Free and fast, Integrates perfectly with Spotlight
            • CONS: Doesn't search the contents of files
          • Huevos

            Huevos1.1.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Related searches
            network search

            Search anytime. No mouse required

            0
            1 vote
            • Meta Search

              Meta Searchvaries-with-device

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac
              Related searches
              email search
              file storage
              file tagging
              meta search
              network search

              Free file labelling and retrieval software

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Free download, Clear interface
              • CONS: Early in development, Lacking support for some storage systems
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            1Search and Replace1.5158.3Mac
            2Torrent.search Widget1.5137.4Mac
            3File Viewer1.4157.2Mac,Windows
            4Adobe Reader DC19.012.200342325.9Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
            5TSearch1.0.1935.8Mac
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