"I just purchased Find & Replace which has solved the problem I was having with large files."
"A powerful application that allows users to perform search and replacement operations, while offering support for batch processing and various filters.
[...] During our testing we have noticed that the application carries out the search process very quickly even when working with large directories.
All things considered, Find & Replace It! suits advanced users who are looking for a professional application to help them search and replace different expressions. [...]"
Read the full review: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/File-Editors/Find-Replace-It.shtml
"the activation process is a little cumbersome [...] But that said, everything else about this utility is great -- easy to use, remembers where you were and what you were doing last time when you relaunch it, allows simple, wildcard, and regex searches, gives you plenty of options in filtering which files are searched."
Read the full comment: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/31914/find-replace-it
"Imagine a situation where you are redesigning a website that caters to a worldwide audience and hence has pages translated into many different languages. While some pages require a major redesign, many need just one or two pieces of text changed. Since the company has moved to a new office, their contact details need changing and some copyright details need changing. You are now bracing yourself to go through the files, one by one, and make the necessary changes, correct? Well, with the new Find & Replace It! for Windows 0.7.0, you can replace an entire piece of text in many files with just one click!
If at first glance, Find & Replace It! for Windows 0.7.0 looks just like an ordinary search and replace tool, its immense utility and power will become obvious to you as you use it. For one, it can handle more than 50 different kinds of text encodings. So whether you would like to replace text encoded in UTF-8 or any other non-ASCII encodings, you can be sure this application can do it for you. The interface is not only very user-friendly but you can also arrange the panes in the window to suit your convenience. Further, if you are trying to replace a complex expression say as in a software code but would like to view the impact of the replacement before actually doing so, Find & Replace It! offers you a preview feature. Using this, you can understand what the result of replacing a certain piece of text would be without first modifying the content. Finally, if you want to carry out the replacement on very large files, say running into 10 GB, Find & Replace It! will do it without any problem.
Though Find & Replace It! for Windows has a very simple and specific purpose, it exhibits a very wide range of powerful capabilities and gets a four-point rating from us."
"I finally found a search and replace software, which supports UTF-8 and that can display the result of replacement before processing it. It is exactly what I was looking for the maintainance of my websites.
The regexp editor is also very nice for a newby like me.
I must say that it is very very useful. Thanks a lot for this nice piece of software."
Source: FRANK.Z, http://www.macupdate.com/reviews.php?id=31914