Find File In File

Command line utility for searching string in files and folders


ff.exe -p C:\Temp -m *.* -i StringInFile.txt -is SearchString -o Result.txt

-p path to files;

-m filename mask _(not impemented)_;  

-i path to file with search, or

-is search string;

-o results file.


Uses boost/filesystem. You need install it to compile. I recommed use vcpkg to install boost.

git clone

Open findfile.sln file in Visual Studio and build. For static build see Simple tutorial on how to add proper tags to vcxproj files to enable vcpkg