How To Find Software Alternative With The Help Of Google

If you are a user of  any software and you are not satisfoed with the performance of that particular software  and you want an alternative of that software then Google is the best place to search for alternative software. You can take an advantage of Google suggestion feature which is quiet useful to find important software.


As you see in image given above, there are lots of alternatives of Snagit software. Example. Camtasia, Jing, Fraps, Hypersnap etc.

How to find alternative products

It is very simple to find alternative software products. Just write the name of software in Google search box followed by “vs”  and you will see lots of suggestion from Google. This is very tricky method to find good products as Google generally suggest trusted products.


As you see in the image above that Google display all the nearby  competitor hosting providers while typing “hostgator vs” on Google search box. This is a cool method to find any alternative of any product.

Have a try and share your experience with readers of blog. Do you know any other cool method to take advantage of Google suggestion feature. Share your views on comment section.

via Lifehacker

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12 Responses

  1. lolz this seems to simple solution to find the new software..
    .-= Rajesh Kanuri @ TechCats´s last blog ..Google PageRank Update: TechCats is PR 2, What is yours? =-.

  2. I’ll have to change my mind that Google’s suggestions are pretty useless. This is definitely a neat trick and while I’m not sure when I would use it (off the top of my head), I’m pretty sure it’ll come out to be useful from time to time. 🙂
    .-= Static | ahnternet´s last blog ..2010 Goals For BloggersBB =-.

  3. Nice tips..however I read this in LifeHacker before but I have to thank you for sharing it with us.
    .-= Arafat Hossain Piyada´s last blog ..My New Year Resolution With WorthyTips.Com =-.

  4. You can also go to the very nice website

    It’s a great resource and I guess it’s more practical than doing tricks in Google.

    You can search across different OSs


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