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We've compiled a list of 46 free and paid alternatives to dnGREP. The primary competitors include DocFetcher, Lookeen Desktop Search. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between dnGREP and grepWin, Searchmonkey, grep. Also you can look at other similar options here: File Management Tools.

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AstroGrep is A Microsoft Windows GUI File Searching (grep) utility.

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dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results.

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dnGREP Overview

dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries. dnGrep includes search-and-replace, whole-file preview, right-click search in File Explorer, and much more.


- Search across text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives
- Search using text, regular expressions (regex), XPath, and phonetics
- Search-and-replace, including undo
- Whole-file preview
- Right-click to search in File Explorer
- Move/copy/delete result files
- Open line results in a custom editor, like Notepad++
- Bookmark search patterns for later use
- Try out complex searches in the Test window
- Run from USB drive using the stand-alone distribution
- Much more!

dnGREP Features

tick-square Search and replace
tick-square Support for regular expressions
tick-square File Searching
tick-square Portable

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