AstroGrep is a Microsoft Windows grep utility. Grep is a UNIX command-line program which searches within files for keywords. AstroGrep supports regular expressions, versatile printing options, stores most recently used paths and has a "context" feature which is very nice for looking at source code.

AstroGrep v4.3.1 Released
Posted on February 12, 2014
AstroGrep has been updated with some new features such as: implemented file encoding check to open each file with correct encoding, search folder in window title, and context menu entry to open a file with the associated application. We also fixed some bugs and added a few more feature requests. Please check the readme.txt or changelog for all changes.
AstroGrep v4.3.0 Released
Posted on July 1, 2013
AstroGrep has been updated with some new features such as: UAC aware setting for right click search folder, filter results based on how many hits occur within that file (Minimum File Count setting), Copy/Select all right click options in results viewer, and the ability to search within results. We also fixed some bugs and added a few more feature requests. Please check the readme.txt or changelog for all changes.
AstroGrep v4.2.5 Released
Posted on October 26, 2012
Updated AstroGrep to fix an issue with the results font saving and using . for the decimal separator in Non-English languages (bug 36). Also fixed the Microsoft Word plugin issue (bug 37). Added a setting to save the search options on exit (support request 3). We apologize for causing a startup crash for some users that experienced bug 36 and any of the other issues.
AstroGrep v4.2.4 Released
Posted on October 5, 2012
Updated AstroGrep with some feature requests and bug fixes. Added a more robust exclusions dialog along with some better error handling. We also added an update feature to just check for a new version but it doesn't update itself. That might come in the future. Please checkout the changelog for a more detailed list.
AstroGrep v4.2.3 Released
Posted on February 17, 2012
Small release to fix the issue where the modified before date is set to the current date on startup which can lead to missing files created after startup. We now set the date to the max date on startup. Also, when saving the search options, it will now save all of them (it was missing the file sizes and dates in the previous versions). Also, we added file size type drop downs to allow filtering by byte/KB/MB/GB instead of just bytes. With this, we now display the Size column to match what explorer shows instead of just bytes.
AstroGrep v4.2.2 Released!
Posted on February 1, 2012
Released another version with some user requests built in. Check out the news section on sourceforge to see the changelog or download the latest and read the changelog in the zip file.
AstroGrep v4.2.1 Released!
Posted on January 24, 2012
We fixed a few issues with v4.2.0 beta and released them as v4.2.1. This includes some graphic issues with the display of search settings area. Also, we fixed the version number displayed in the about dialog and for the binary file. We fixed the issue where the language you selected wasn't used on startup. A new option for the results area was added to support the back color of the result search text.

We plan on updating again in the future with a slightly newer user interface given that we are using .Net v3.5 SP1. We also are looking at adding some features requested by our users. Look for it in the future!


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