Searchmonkey – Java desktop search engine

Searchmonkey is billed as a powerful desktop tool for finding files and their content using regular expressions, offering power searching without the pain.

The software combines the power of find and grep can examine the contents of most text files including PDF, DOCX, XLSX, ODT, and many other file formats.

Searchmonkey doesn’t just show you a list of files that might contain what you are looking for, it helpfully displays the content with the matches highlighted.

Features include:

  • Advanced Regular Expressions.
  • Fast responsive interface.
  • Results shown in-context.
  • Up-to-date searching.
  • Context view dynamically updates during search.
  • Advanced search features with Mime type, file size, modified date, created date, and accessed date.
  • Optimised for text files.
  • Options to disable 3rd part content searching, and Unicode detection algorithm
  • Cross-platform (Windows/Linux).
  • Full source code available.

Website: sourceforge.net/projects/searchmonkey
Support:
Developer: Adam Cottrell
License: GNU GPL

Searchmonkey

Searchmonkey is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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