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fd is a simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to

While it does not seek to mirror all of find's powerful functionality, it provides sensible
(opinionated) defaults for 80% of the use cases.


  • Convenient syntax: fd PATTERN instead of find -iname '*PATTERN*'.
  • Colorized terminal output (similar to ls).
  • It's fast.
  • Smart case: the search is case-insensitive by default. It switches to
    case-sensitive if the pattern contains an uppercase
  • Ignores hidden directories and files, by default.
  • Ignores patterns from your .gitignore, by default.
  • Regular expressions.
  • Unicode-awareness.
  • The command name is 50% shorter* than
    find :-).
  • Parallel command execution with a syntax similar to GNU Parallel.

To install fd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install fd

To upgrade fd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade fd


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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
fd 7.2.0 446 Sunday, October 28, 2018 approved
fd 172 Monday, October 1, 2018 approved
fd 7.0.0 533 Monday, March 26, 2018 approved
fd 6.3.0 187 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 approved
fd 6.2.0 163 Sunday, January 28, 2018 approved

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