Download Text Search - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Maps

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    An indispensable guide to the world

    6
    214 votes
    • PROS:Extremely easy to use, GPS navigation, 3D street view, Information about business and places of interest, Text and voice search
    • CONS:Can put a strain on memory and battery
  • Adobe Reader Touch for Windows 10

    1.0.7.1855

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A very basic PDF viewer

    7
    101 votes
    • PROS:Accesses other installed apps to browse for PDFs, Text search, Recently viewed list
    • CONS:No ability to edit, No annotations, No zooming
  • Free NIV Bible

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and comprehensive bible for desktop computers

    5
    9 votes
    • PROS:There is no charge to download this software., A streamlined search function is excellent to find a specific text.,
    • CONS:There are no illustrations contained alongside the text., This software application cannot work with systems newer than Windows 7.
  • UC Browser

    7.8.0.95

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Pocket PC
    Symbian

    Slick, feature-rich mobile Web browser

    6
    1840 votes
    • PROS:Fast, Supports multiple windows, Built-in download manager, Handy search supporting multiple search engines, Home screen for quick access to favorite sites
    • CONS:Doesn't always handle images well, Lack of Help
  • WinDjView

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A slick DjVu document viewer

    6
    44 votes
    • PROS:Lightweight and compact tool, Dictionary and text search options included, Custom keyboard navigation and scrolling shortcuts available, Magnifying glass and marquee zoom available
    • CONS:Advanced features take time to learn
  • iBooks

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Read eBooks on your iPhone or iPad

    6
    68 votes
    • PROS:Comfortable for reading, Set text size and font, Bookmarks, Text search and dictionary
    • CONS:iBookstore is a bit clunky, No pinch-to-zoom, Drab bookshelf interface design
  • Al-Quran Explorer

    4.0.23

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Work with Quran easier than ever

    8
    196 votes
    • PROS:Hierarchical view of all verses in Quran, Powerful text search engine
    • CONS:Ugly user interface
  • jEdit

    4.3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful text editor for programmers

    8
    16 votes
    • PROS:Simple to use but powerful, Excellent search and replace feature, Lots of plugins
    • CONS:Can be slow on startup, Spell-checker inconsistent
  • Fraise

    3.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Lightweight and fast text editor

    7
    25 votes
    • PROS:Neat interface, Uncluttered, Tons of options, Great search and replace
    • CONS:None so far!
  • BBNotePad

    1.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Free notepad application for BlackBerry

    9
    18 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use, Spell check, Text search
    • CONS:Low on formatting features
  • Hot Copy Paste

    7

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Enhances Windows Clipboard with multiple snippets, storage and full-text search

    5
    1 vote
    • InFile Seeker

      1.8.0.200

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      InFile Seeker is a practical tool designed to search for words or entire strings inside many text-based files.

      6
      6 votes
      • Grep

        1.1.6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Find and search in very large text files

        6
        1 vote
        • Search and Replace

          1.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Search and replace text in multiple files and filenames

          6
          18 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
        • DocFetcher

          1.0.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Search for specific text inside documents

          8
          2 votes
          • PROS:Fast indexing, Support for many formats
          • CONS:PDF doesn't work properly
        • Advanced Find and Replace

          2.0

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Replace text in multiple code pages simultaneously

          1
          1 vote
          • PROS:Saves time in replacing and deleting multiple words, Very fast and efficient,
          • CONS:Cannot search PDFs, Cannot search network drives
        • PowerGrep

          3.5.5

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Powerful search utility for text and binary files

          -
          No votes yet
          • EF Find

            8.40

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Search for text within compressed files

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS:Locates text within compressed files, Simple to use, Includes refined searches
            • CONS:Limited to compressed files
          • LookDisk

            5.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Efficient search utility for text files and file duplicates

            6
            3 votes
            • Speak & Translate Live Voice and Text Translator

              1.1

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Mac

              A full version program for mac, by IAC Search & Media Europe Ltd.

              -
              No votes yet
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
              #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
              14.0.231967.5Windows
              21.0.7.18551016.9Windows
              3Varies with device2145.9Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
              43.2685.8iPhone
              57.8.0.9518405.7Pocket PC, Symbian