There are instances when you need to make extensive editing in several documents that follow a pattern when writing a new report, editing an existing paper or writing computer codes on a text document. The procedure of reading through to isolate the text replacement is an arduous task, and the method of doing find and replace for each record can be a waste of time. The best solution in this type of a scenario is to use a program that can make text replacement across several documents. The grepWin application is designed to accomplish these type of task.
This program can do multiple searches and replace for text across many documents at the same time. After launching this application, it opens the application interface without bells and whistles. The window allows the user to specify the location of the documents and the text strings for search and the corresponding replacement texts. The procedure of searching for text is configurable with options such as enabling case sensitivity, filtering by file size, including hidden items, excluding directories, and many more options.
The user has a choice of choosing to perform the search be Regex or plain text mode and can start the program from a command line interface with properties that launch the editor at a specific line. This program is perfect for anyone that needs to perform extensive search and replace function.
grepWin is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in file management category and is available to all software users as a free download.