Windows Grep

by Huw Millington

A practical application to search text strings within your local storage

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Huw Millington

Release : Windows Grep 2.5

Antivirus check: passed

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Many times it happens that you’re looking for specific information but don’t know the exact name of the file. To handle these frustrating situations, Windows Grep comes to your assistance. It is a free utility that saves you from the hectic process of manually opening individual files and performing a quick search within seconds. You can say it's your Swiss army knife.

The best thing about Windows Grep is you can not only search for specific text strings but can also replace them with complete safety. It performs a deep scan on your local hard drive to locate information or files anywhere on your PC. To ease the search process, you are provided with multiple options such as choosing a search directory. Apart from file location, you can also select a particular file size. For instance, you can search for files ranging from the smallest size of 1kb to 5MB or larger.


  • A quick tool to access specific data and files within the local hard drive of your computer.
  • It is an all-in-one application that allows you to find and replace multiple content or folders simultaneously.
  • You can search for different file types including plain text and UNIX-style text, PDF documents, office spreadsheets, or binary files.
  • It is compatible with multiple expressions, text formats, or documents so you can locate any type of data within seconds.
  • The graphical user interface is highly smooth in displaying different parameters so you can search for text strings without any technical difficulty.
  • You can use it on any computer or any version of Windows.

Windows Grep is beyond just a text search tool. It contains a variety of functionalities to speed up the search process and thus help users in their everyday tasks. All you have to do is write a specific keyphrase, choose file size, and text format, and the application will preview the results in a fraction of a second. Get it now on any version of your Windows and search for text strings effortlessly.

Windows Grep eases the process of finding or replacing files on your computer so you can save time in manual searching.
OS: Windows 7 or later
CPU: 1 GHz or faster
RAM: 512 MB minimum
Disk space: 50 MB or more

Supports a wide range of file formats.
Fast and efficient search performance.
Advanced filtering and search options.

Interface might be confusing for beginners.
Lack of detailed instructions or tutorials.
Doesn't support all possible file types.
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