Grep is an application providing superior performance for loading and searching through large text files. It has all the following features:

  • Interpret text documents in any encoding supported by Mac OS X
  • Highly optimized loading and matching of very large text files
  • Support for textual and regular expression (PCRE) matching
  • Threaded loading and matching to keep UI responsive at all times
  • Multithreaded matching to improve performance on multi-CPU machines
  • Highlight matching rows, or filter out and show only matching rows