scripts VS ripgrep

Compare scripts vs ripgrep and see what are their differences.


various scripts and tools (by xkcd386at)


ripgrep recursively searches directories for a regex pattern while respecting your gitignore (by BurntSushi)
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scripts ripgrep
19 256
1 34,584
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0.0 8.0
8 days ago 8 days ago
Perl Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 only The Unlicense
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of scripts. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-30.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ripgrep. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-30.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing scripts and ripgrep you can also consider the following projects:

fd - A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'

telescope-live-grep-args.nvim - Live grep with args

the_silver_searcher - A code-searching tool similar to ack, but faster.

ugrep - 🔍NEW ugrep v3.9: ultra fast grep with interactive TUI, fuzzy search, boolean queries, hexdumps and more: search file systems, source code, text, binary files, archives (cpio/tar/pax/zip), compressed files (gz/Z/bz2/lzma/xz/lz4/zstd), documents etc. A faster, user-friendly and compatible grep replacement.

fzf - :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

python-regex-cheatsheet - Python 2.7 Regular Expression cheatsheet, as a restructured text document and Makefile to convert it to PDF

alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.

delta - A syntax-highlighting pager for git, diff, and grep output

xsv - A fast CSV command line toolkit written in Rust.

jq - Command-line JSON processor


zsh-syntax-highlighting - Fish shell like syntax highlighting for Zsh.