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.

Features:

  • Regular expressions (Uses the standard Microsoft .Net Regular Expressions: Quick Reference)
  • Concurrent multiple file types
  • Recursive directory searching
  • A "context" feature that selects the lines above and below your search expression
  • Most Recently Used list for search paths
  • Somewhat versatile printing options
  • Double click to open file with editor of your choice
  • Store Most Recently Used file names and search expressions
  • Match Whole Word Only
  • Syntax highlighing
  • Free of charge and Open Source