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

    7
    681 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
    231 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

    8
    53 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.
  • Al-Quran Explorer

    4.0.23

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Work with Quran easier than ever

    7
    183 votes
    • PROS: Hierarchical view of all verses in Quran, Powerful text search engine
    • CONS: Ugly user interface
  • WinDjView

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A slick DjVu document viewer

    7
    67 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
    104 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
  • AdwCleaner

    7.0.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Quickly search and delete adware for free

    8
    18 votes
    • PROS: Extremely quick scanning, Detailed text file of scan results, No installation required, Effective in finding unwanted files, It's free, Get rid of those bleeping unwanted programs
    • CONS: Requires a reboot after cleaning, Not available on Mac or Android
  • Fraise

    3.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Lightweight and fast text editor

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

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Software utilities program for Windows

    8
    46 votes
    • UC Browser

      7.8.0.95

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Pocket PC
      Symbian

      Slick, feature-rich mobile Web browser

      6
      1660 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
    • 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.

      8
      5 votes
      • jEdit

        4.3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Powerful text editor for programmers

        6
        25 votes
        • PROS: Simple to use but powerful, Excellent search and replace feature, Lots of plugins
        • CONS: Can be slow on startup, Spell-checker inconsistent
      • PowerGrep

        3.5.5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Powerful search utility for text and binary files

        7
        4 votes
        • FileSearchy

          1.22

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          FileSearchy

          10
          1 vote
          • Grep

            1.1.6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Find and search in very large text files

            6
            1 vote
            • Speak & Translate Live Voice and Text Translator

              1.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

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

              -
              No votes yet
              • DocFetcher

                1.0.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Search for specific text inside documents

                7
                17 votes
                • PROS: Fast indexing, Support for many formats
                • CONS: PDF doesn't work properly
              • Hot Copy Paste

                7

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

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

                5
                1 vote
                • Search and Replace

                  1.5

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  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
                • PocketNotepad

                  5.2

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Pocket PC
                  Windows Mobile

                  Clean and simple version of Notepad for Windows Mobile

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                  #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                  11.0.7.18552316.9Windows
                  24.0.231836.8Windows
                  3Varies with device6816.8Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
                  47.8.0.9516606.3Pocket PC, Symbian
                  53.21046.1iPhone
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