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App Specs
File size:
604.80 KB
November 24, 2011
January 9, 2013

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The one-window app. that helps you to find documents and text within them, combining Mac OS Spotlight with Unix Find and Grep.

The search operation is performed realtime, without the need for indexing, with support for regular expressions and can be limited to particular folder. The resulting matches can be easily previewed using Cover View, QuickLook or Text preview - where all matching instances of the search word are highlighted.

It is possible to drag files from the result list to any application or dock icon, sort or preview, even while the search is in progress.

Insider is designed with speed and ease of use in mind to get the information as fast as possible without fiddling with a complicated UI.


  • Ability to search inside any text file - plain text, source code, HTML, .rtf files
  • Wildcards, support for regular expressions
  • Text preview where matching words are highlighted
  • Responsive UI allowing parallel searches
  • Support for saving and organizing searches
  • Tagging with autocomplete
  • Find invisible files and folders
  • Drag and drop support
  • Contextual menu and services for easy operations
  • Full screen support

  • What's New
    Fixed bug where Spotlight results didn't appear under Files and Folders search operation when using "files and folders" and "folders only" filters.

    Insider (com.tagtaxa.insider) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/

    Minimum OS version: 10.7

    Copyright: Copyright 2011. Sinisa Drpa.