Search & Replace programs find text in files and replace
that text with a user-defined substitute. Additional features
include single line or multiline substitutions, wildcard file
This review is in work. Until the review is complete,
I suggest the following application for your search & replace needs:
ReplaceEM is a feature-rich freeware search & replace program. It can work
on multiple files, can perform multiline replacements,
can perform multiple replacement commands at one time,
supports regular expression search-replace operations and
define the destination of the altered files.
Search & Replace Features
These are the minimum features that I expect from search & replace software.
Each of the candidate programs will be ranked against how well they
implement the following features. As the review continues, the list of
features may change.
File selection (by type, or individually)
Single/Multi-line search string
Subfolder file inclusion
Confirm each replace option
Destination of altered files
Renaming of alterd files
Regular expression support
Results summary/log file of changes
These are the programs included in this review.