Find and Replace over multiple text files, instantly.

What does it do?

TextCrawler is a fantastic tool for anyone who works with text files. This powerful program enables you to instantly find and replace words and phrases across multiple files and folders. It utilises a flexible Regular Expression engine to enable you to create sophisticated searches, preview replace, perform batch operations, extract text from files and more. It is fast and easy to use, and as powerful as you need it to be.

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Useful stuff

Search text files

The Text File Toolkit

Find and Replace across multiple files and folders. Copes with simple phrases and complex Regular Expressions. Save regularly used phrases in the library.

Batch processing

Batch processing

Create complex batch processes for jobs where you need to replace multiple phrases. Save batch jobs for later use.

Regular expression

Regular Expression support

TextCrawler supports Regular Expressions, allowing power users to perform complex searches.

“This program is gold. Very easy to use, and powerful.”

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Smashing Magazine

Features and benefits Features and Benefits

  • Search and replace across files, insert or delete text
  • Many output options - update the file or write out to a new folder or filename
  • Fast searching, even on large files.
  • Simple to use interface
  • Flexible search parameters
  • Text extractor - rip text into a new file
  • Post-process extracted text - sort, remove duplicate lines, remove whitespace
  • Full window file list/preview mode
  • Search and replace in the Windows clipboard
  • Search and replace using Regular Expressions.
  • Regular Expression test tool
  • Limit your search to a line number range
  • View all file information in a detailed list.
  • Regular Expression library - Save your searches.
  • Create backup files
  • Fully Unicode Compatible - Search ANSI, UTF-8, UTF-16
  • Highlighted search results
  • Export Results
  • Preview your replacements before committing, or send to a diff tool.
  • Copy, move or delete found files
  • Batch Find and Replace
  • Trigger batch operations from the command line
  • For Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7 and Vista

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