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Actual Search & Replace
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ASR - Search and Replace           ASR - Find          WASR

Software Info

These powerful tools provide search and replace operations across multiple files. The preliminary search features and the possibility to undo help users to control the files modification process.
Actual Search & Replace

Actual Search and Replace performs search and replace for ASCII (text, HTML etc.) files. It works under Windows 95/98/Me/2000/NT/XP/Server 2003/Vista/7/8/10/11 operation systems. The main features of the program are:

You can find files by specifying the path, name masks, and a query. You can search documents for a phrase or several words, multiline or regular expression and use the search engines style queries.
Actual Search and Replace displays abstracts from the searched files and highlights the search words/phrases in them.
The tool allows you to find files within the previous search results.
Once you find the documents, you can replace, insert, and delete text in them.
Files can be filtered by their size and last modification date.
You can save the report about the found files and detailed information about the occurrences found in them.
The batch replace operation allows you to execute a lot of various replacements with one click.
Actual Search and Replace can be used also as a command line utility.

From ZDNet Review: "Use Actual Search and Replace to find files and execute search-and-replace operations across multiple files. This useful tool is fast and easy to use and of particular value to Webmasters who need to deal with ever-changing content on their Web sites. The powerful string search feature supports Boolean operators and displays and highlights matching strings. The even more powerful replace facility lets you insert text before or after search phrases, delete text, and replace text with spaces, in addition to standard text replacement. You can modify files one at a time or change them all with a single mouse click. Support is offered for both single and multiline entries. Options include filespec, date, and size filters; automatic backups of modified files; and full undo support."

Word Actual Search and Replace

Word Actual Search and Replace ensures the implementation of search and replace operations across MS Word files of the following types: DOC, DOCX, DOCM and RTF.
This utility supports:
  • Windows 10, Windows 11;
  • Microsoft Word 2007/2010/2013/2016/2019/2021 and Word for Microsoft 365;
  • left-to-right languages of the documents.
Below is the list of the main features of the program:

Find files by specifying a path, name masks, a query and search areas (main body, shapes, headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes and/or comments). Search documents by normal text, special codes and wildcards. You can make allowance for font parameters in search conditions.
Search within previous search results.
Show paragraphs containing the searched text for the found files and highlight search inclusions in them.
Replace, insert, and delete text fragments in found documents, changing fonts, if necessary.
Support for search, visualization and replacement of special characters.
Searched files can be filtered by size, last modification date, the directory ignore list and the file ignore list.
Information about the found files can be saved.
The batch replace mode which allows you to execute a lot of modifications with one click.
You can also use the program as a command line utility.

Actual Search & Replace Awards

5 Stars Award on ZDNet

Hot File of the Day at ZDNet

5 Stars Award on Download3k.com

5 Stars Rating at Final Download

5 Stars Award on File Hungry

5 Stars Rating at Soft3k.com

5 Rating from BrotherSoft

5 Stars Rating at Softs Land

5 Rating from Shareware River

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Actual Search & Replace


New features



         5/24/20242.9.7Improvements in the software protection
         12/22/20232.9.6 Improvements in compatibility with Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11 
         4/5/2023   2.9.5
         7/1/2021   2.9.4
         3/4/2017   2.9.3
         3/9/2013    2.8.9
         5/12/2012    2.8.7

Minor improvements

         1/4/2010    2.8.6

Windows 7 compatibility

         8/10/2009    2.8.5 Replace Read Only Files and Replace Hidden Files options
         7/22/2008    2.8.2 Open Directory command
         10/18/2007    2.8.1 Batch Replace improvements
         9/29/2007    2.7.9
         9/14/2007    2.7.8
         8/12/2007    2.7.6 Batch Replace operation
         4/21/2007   2.7.5

Windows Vista compatibility improvements


         12/19/2006   2.7.1 Windows Vista compatibility
         11/12/2006 2.6.7 Delete Files and Rename Files commands



New directory browser



Directory Ignore List and File Ignore List



Possibility to use a modification interval for each found file



Create Report command

         8/16/2004 2.5.7

New file commands

         3/15/2004    2.5.3

Windows Server 2003 compatibility

         9/10/2003   2.4.5

Command line mode support

         4/21/2003  2.3.9

Browse Context command

         11/30/2002  2.3.6 Options to save changed files with the necessary line separators (Windows/Unix/Mac type)
         11/10/2002  2.3.5 New setup program that takes care of the .asr files association
         5/10/2002    1.5.2 Macros in the command that executes the editor
         4/12/2002  1.4.6 Saving the detailed information about the occurrences found with the use of regular expression
         4/6/2002  1.4.5 The performance of the search with the use of regular expressions was increased
         4/3/2002   1.4.3 Regular expressions syntax improvements
         3/30/2002 1.4.2

Regular expressions support

         2/18/2002 1.2.26

Lines Viewer window improvements

         1/27/2002 1.2.25

Search within previous search results 

         12/22/2001 1.2.23  Improvements in Windows XP compatibility
         12/1/2001  1.2.21

Windows XP compatibility

Word Actual Search and Replace         5/24/20241.2.7Improvements in the software protection
         2/8/2024 1.2.6The performance of the program was increased
         1/3/2024 1.2.5Change in the use of Whole Words option
         12/17/2023 1.2.4First published on the Internet