AstroGrep v4.4.9

Ennovy on 27 May 2023
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Apr 2023
  • Suggested by smaragdus

AstroGrep is a search utility for quickly finding information within text files. Results are displayed with sidebar options for further filtering and preferences for text result styling. Searches using keywords and regular expressions are supported with options for printing, storing recently used paths, and opening files externally with a text editor (down to the exact line number and column, if supported by the editor).

The program is not an indexing search program, meaning it checks the contents of all files each time it searches. Based on the popular grep search used in *nix.

Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AstroGrep.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: HABExam
What's new? See: (Win32)/AstroGrep v4.4.9/

3 comments on AstroGrep  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

juverax 2021-02-22 21:28

HABExam ( ) can search for ASCII strings inside any type of file


webfork 2021-02-22 16:54

@juverax, thanks for that -- updated entry to better explain that.


juverax 2021-02-22 11:32

AstroGrep does not search for strings of characters inside binary files.
This is a major limitation of the usefulness of this application


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