Download Text Search - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Reader Touch for Windows 10

    1.0.7.1855

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A very basic PDF viewer

    7
    318 votes
    • PROS: Accesses other installed apps to browse for PDFs, Text search, Recently viewed list
    • CONS: No ability to edit, No annotations, No zooming
  • Google Maps

    10.11.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    An indispensable guide to the world

    7
    810 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
  • Free NIV Bible

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and comprehensive bible for desktop computers

    8
    62 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.
  • WinDjView

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A slick DjVu document viewer

    7
    70 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
  • Al-Quran Explorer

    4.0.23

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Work with Quran easier than ever

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

    4.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Read eBooks on your iPhone or iPad

    6
    108 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
  • Agent Ransack

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Software utilities program for Windows

    8
    46 votes
    • Fraise

      3.7.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Lightweight and fast text editor

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

      7.0.7.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Quickly search and delete adware for free

      8
      19 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
    • 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.

      7
      8 votes
      • UC Browser

        7.8.0.95

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Pocket PC
        Symbian

        Slick, feature-rich mobile Web browser

        6
        1661 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
      • 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
      • Hot Copy Paste

        7

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

        5
        1 vote
        • 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
        • FileSearchy

          1.22

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          FileSearchy

          10
          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
          • PowerGrep

            3.5.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Powerful search utility for text and binary files

            7
            4 votes
            • Seeker

              3.0.7.9

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Search your computer and replace text within any TXT files

              3
              3 votes
              • Grep

                1.1.6

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Find and search in very large text files

                6
                1 vote
                • Advanced Find and Replace

                  2.0

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Replace text in multiple code pages simultaneously

                  5
                  3 votes
                  • PROS: Saves time in replacing and deleting multiple words, Very fast and efficient
                  • CONS: Cannot search PDFs, Cannot search network drives
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                11.0.7.18553187.1Windows
                210.11.18107Android,iPhone,Web Apps,Symbian
                34.0.231856.9Windows
                47.8.0.9516616.3Pocket PC,Symbian
                54.2.21086.1iPhone
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