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GoToFile
GoToFile
1.6.4
4.2
0.0
GoToFile free download for Mac

GoToFile for Mac1.6.4

11 July 2021

Fuzzy/RegEx file-search utility.

What is GoToFile for Mac

GoToFile is a fast, flexible and accurate utility to find files and folders on your Mac.

We all know and love macOS' Spotlight and GoToFile is not here to replace it. GoToFile searches fuzzily or via regular expressions. It allows you to find any file on your Mac, not just the ones Spotlight deems appropriate. It lets you define different search-sets when needed, so you can focus on locations you are interested in on-the fly. And it is fast. Because it searches by name/path only and because it stores its small index in memory it shows results from tens of thousands of files before you have released the key.

Once you found what you were looking for you can open the file with its default application or with the one you are currently working in. It replaces the macOS file open dialog! Just as easily you can make it type the path of the file into the current application-great for Terminal users. With copy, move, rename and duplicate GoToFile offers basic file management functionality as well. Drag-and-drop to other applications is supported, and so is QuickLook for instant previews.

What's new in GoToFile

Version 1.6.4:
Fixed
  • Crash when switching between Spaces (Thanks, Mark!)
  • Preferences window does not open while search window is active (Thanks, Mark!)
  • Graphics glitch in Preferences window (Thanks, Mark!)
  • Include default search folders in Recent Items

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Spudboy
Spudboy
Apr 24 2020
1.5.2
5.0
Apr 24 2020
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
What do most people use as the Hot Key for this application?
aboomahomed
aboomahomed
Jun 1 2019
1.5.1
5.0
Jun 1 2019
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
Love this product! As a developer it makes it so easy to navigate to folders using fuzzy search. The ability to open directly in finder or terminal, copy the path, manipulate the file/folder directly or open it in default or active application is so powerful! I noticed a few tiny bugs which I reported to the developer. Feedback and fixes were instant! Ive replaced spotlight with Alfred and GoToFile (Alfred for workflow commands and GoToFile for file/folder based searching/manipulation)
duanjiawei
duanjiawei
Nov 17 2018
1.4
4.0
Nov 17 2018
4.0
Version: 1.4
This is great app but not perfect. If you are frustrated by Spotlight's unreliable search results, this is the best choice and it absolutely worth its price.
Pros:
1. reliable search result(only support file name and path)
2. support regex search
3. can build all its database in 2 minutes on my mbp, traversing over 900k files
4. update file indexes in the background, keep database updated at any time
Cons:
1. time for building the database at first time could be shorten if GoToFile is more aggressive in managing threads
2. searching is a little choppy, especially when file number is large
Suggestion:
Maybe fuzzy search is not as help as it is planed to be, I think it would be better to change fuzzy search to a simplified regex search like Everything.
jack2001
jack2001
Apr 17 2018
1.1.4
1.0
Apr 17 2018
1.0
Version: 1.1.4
anche questa (a pagamento) non vale un decimo di easyfind
valerii-saytzev
valerii-saytzev
Feb 14 2018
1.1.3
5.0
Feb 14 2018
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
Looks great! I like
luckman212
luckman212
Nov 30 2017
1.0.3
5.0
Nov 30 2017
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
If you're frustrated with Spotlight's limitations and inconsistent search results, this app will be a lifesaver. Fast, accurate, and flexible. Search by pattern, regex, limit scope to specific projects, etc. You can add exclusions to omit certain folders too, if needed (globally or by project). Highly customizable. Developer is very responsive (thanks!). Works great with 10.13+ and APFS.
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4.2
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
License: 
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