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Multiple Search and Replace IconMultiple Search and Replace V5.2

Search and replace text in multiple files at the same time, make file search and batch rename files

Multiple Search and Replace is a powerful utility that can search and replace text in multiple files at the same time. It supports Text files (various encodings also supported), Webpage, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,Microsoft PowerPoint, Rich Text Format, Open Text Format and Pdf files and compressed files. It can also batch rename files and search and rename File names and Directory names. Regular expressions and wildcards can be used for the search. The searches can have multiple search terms with different search operators. Multiple Search and Replace makes file search easy.

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System Requirements
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, 2003 and XP. Including both 32-bit and 64-bit versions
Windows Compatible Programs
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What's New in Version 5.2 :
Fixed bug : Line Match was not being written in the Report.

What's New in Version 5.1 :
Fixed bug : Error in replace for selected Files.

What's New in Version 5.0 :
New Features :

Shell Extension
Search and Replace File names and Directory names
Find between text
Find after text
Find before text
Find not after text
Find not before text
Exclude match
Max Subdirectory Depth
Editor works now also for compressed files
Specify which Office filetypes to search
Specify which Archive filetypes to uncompress and search
Highlight matches in Report
Set current search options for all / next search and replace pairs
Insert Replace Variables Screen
Replace with List from Text File
Replace Confirmation Screen

Bug Fixes :

Space character in search term text was not escaped correctly.
GUI Improvements
Project encoding options are now being saved correctly
Fixed bug related to adding new rows in create quick search and replace pairs list

What's New in Version 4.0 :
Multilingual support.
Made it commercial

What's New in Version 3.1 :
Added "Find Only" search feature for faster search results.
For "Find Only" searches (where no replace function is needed).

What's New in Version 3.0 :
Import Search Terms from Text File
Include or Exclude single Files and not only Folders in Search
Enter a List of Files and Folders to Include or Exclude in Search

Overview

Multiple Search and Replace is a powerful utility that can search and replace text in multiple files at the same time. With it you can search text in files easily. It supports Text files (various encodings also supported), Webpage files, Microsoft Word files, Microsoft Excel files, Microsoft PowerPoint files, Pdf files, Rich Text Format files and Open Document Format files (Text, Spreadsheet, Presentation).

Also it can search in compressed archives (Zip files,Rar files, Gzip files, BZip2 files and Tar files).

It can also search and rename File names and Directory names. You can specify the subdirectory depth also.

Regular expressions and wildcards can be used for the search. The searches can have multiple search terms with different search operators

Sophisticated search criteria can be set, such as : match count in file, line number, character position in file, page number etc. and file attributes, file size and file date.

The user can view the context and the line of each search result and the with the search result being highlighted. All search results can be reported and can be edited directly with a built-in editor.

It is ideal for webmasters , developers and all others who want to make a quick replace in many files at the same time.
Also it can be used to extract information, for example to extract all email addresses found in Word Files of a specific directory. Or it can be used , for example, to change the telephone numbers in all Word files of a directory, or to find a lost Word document based on keywords of its content.



Key Features

  • Search and Replace text in multiple Files
  • Search using Regular Expressions and Wildcards
  • The searches can have multiple search terms with different search operators.
  • View the context and the line of each search result and the with the search result being highlighted.
  • All search results can be reported on and the output results can easily be sorted.
  • Find and replace file names, batch rename files
  • File search
  • Search text in files easily

Supported File Types

Text File TypeText Files (various encodings also supported)
Web Page File TypeWeb Page Files (Html,Asp,Aspx,Php,Jsp etc.Files)
Microsoft Word File TypeMicrosoft Word Files
Microsoft Excel File TypeMicrosoft Excel Files
Microsoft Powerpoint File TypeMicrosoft PowerPoint Files
PDF File TypePDF Files
Rich Text Format File TypeRich Text Format Files
Open Document Format Text File TypeOpen Document Format Text Files
Open Document Format Spreadsheet File TypeOpen Document Format Spreadsheet Files
Open Document Format Presentation File TypeOpen Document Format Presentation Files
DocumentsFile Names
FoldersDirectory Names

ZIP Icon Search in Compressed Archive File Types

Zip Files

Rar Files

Gzip Files

BZip2 Files

Tar Files

Actions with Search Result Files

Copy

Move

Delete

Compress

Copy to Clipboard

Save List

Print List

Export to Pdf List

Other Search and Replace Features

  • Replace Action Types : Replace, Insert Before, Insert After, Delete, Delete Line, Clear, Replace with Text File List, Replace with regular expression named matched groups and captures, Insert match value, match index, match count.
  • Search Operators : Contains (OR), Must Contain (AND), Must Not Contain (NOT), Between, Aftetr, Before, Not After, Not Before, Exclusively Contains (XOR), Contains Near Text, Exclude Match.
  • Create and save projects that contain multiple searches and replaces that can be executed at once as a batch replace.
  • Generate a batch replace project automatically by importing a CSV text or Excel file that contains find and replace pairs or by creating quick search and replace list
  • Multi-line Search and Replace
  • Search criteria include file attributes, file size and file date.
  • Sophisticated search criteria can be set, such as : match count in file, line number, character position in file, page number etc.
  • Multiple file paths can be included or excluded in the search and multiple file masks can be specified for the files to be searched.
  • Search in results
  • Replace regular expression captures and groups
  • Option to skip search of binary files
  • Use delimiter to split files into sections
  • Single line search mode

Other Features

  • The search result files can be directly edited with the built-in editor.
  • All search results can be reported on and the output results can easily be sorted.
  • Ability to run from command-line
  • Different Text Encodings Supported
  • Backups of changed Files can be generated - ability to undo the last replace action.
  • Edit with external Application Search Result Files, Open their Directory, Execute them
  • Auch auf Deutsch (German Version also available)
  • Shell Extension

 
Multiple Search and Replace was reviewed by :

Review from PC Advisor Magazine. www.pcadvisor.co.uk Review from findmysoft.com Review from Betanews.com Review from ilovefreesoftware.com
 

 

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