Features of UltraFileSearch

UltraFileSearch is available in two Editions: Standard (Shareware) and Lite (Freeware).

Each Edition is also available in Portable Version that can be copied to a removable device and does not leave traces on your computer, but cannot be launched from the Context Menu of Windows® Explorer.

The comparison list below shows which features are available in the two Editions of UltraFileSearch.

Features
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General
■  The search is done without the need to use background indexing.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Can be launched directly from Windows® Explorer shell context menu.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Can Search any NTFS or FAT File System, supported by the Operating System.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Search in every kind of Drive: Internal, External, Network, CD-ROM, DVD, etc.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Full support to Unicode characters.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Special
■  Ability to calculate the Size of the Folders.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Multi Rename that lets you Edit and Rename a list of Files at once.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Batch Rename that lets you Rename a list of Files according to certain rules.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Search for Files by Length of Filename, Length of Folder, Length of Full Path.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Files
■  Search Files or Files and Folders or only Folders.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Allows you to specify the File Name Mask in 2 ways: "Simple" and "Wildcards".
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Allows you to enter more File Name Masks at the same time.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Folders
■  Search in Subfolders and may include Hidden Subfolders.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Drag & Drop Folders support from other Applications to "Search Path" Box.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Allows you to quickly select the Local or Network Drives or of single Drive.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Allows you to enter more Drives and/or Folders at the same time.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Accepts single or multiple "Environment Variables" (e.g. %APPDATA%)
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Supports UNC Network Path Names (i.e. \\ComputerName\FolderName).
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Supports for Long Path Names (lengths > 260 characters).
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Ability to define a multi-Folder that contains a list of Folders and/or Drives.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Allows you to assign a mnemonic name to the multi-Folder.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Possibility to define the Folders to be Excluded from all searches.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Possibility to set more Filters on the Folders in which the search is performed.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Text
■  Search in Plain Text Files and in Binary Files looking in their Raw Format. (e.g. .txt, .html, .csv, .exe, .dll, .obj etc.)
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Search in Encoded Text Documents using IFilters or Text Filters built-in. (e.g. .PDF, .XLS, .DOC, .XLSX, .DOCX etc.)
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Allows you to specify the Text Masks in 2 ways: "Words" and "Phrases".
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Ability to search more Phrases and Words together.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Text search Options: Entire/Partial Word(s)/Phrase(s) and Match Case.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Ability to find files that do not contain specified Words and Phrases.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Can ignore Files of certain Types: Hidden, System, Image, Audio, Video.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Date and Size
■  Filter for Files Newer than or Older than or within a specific Date range.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Possibility to select the Date Range on the basis of hours, Minutes, Seconds.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Filter for Files Larger than or Smaller than or within a specific Size range.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Possibility to select the Size Range on the basis of Bytes, KB, MB, GB.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Attributes
■  Can choose the match type for the attributes to search for (Any, All, Only).
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Results Window
■  Thumbnails View.
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Possibility to append results of consecutive searches.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  The rows of the results are numbered for an easy recognition.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  The results can be put in order by column: upward, downward or initial.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Ability to perform incremental search in the Results.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Search for Column in the Results and positioning on the found Item.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  The Results window supports Windows® Explorer functionality (e.g. icons, context menus).
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Specific actions can be carried out on the results (e.g. Open Folder, Open Containing Folder).
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Multi-select support in order to perform editing on multiple Items (e.g. Cut, Copy, Copy to Folder, Move to Folder, Rename, Delete etc.).
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Drag & Drop Support from Results Items to other Applications.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Ability to change the column layout (position, size, visibility).
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Ability to zoom the text for better legibility.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Exports Results
■  The results can be exported in various File formats.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Plain Text (TXT), Tab Delimited Text (TXT)
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Web Page (HTML)
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Web Page with Links (HTML), XML Document (XML)
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Comma Separated Values (CSV)
Lite Feature Disabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Statistics visualization
■  Progress state visualization: Files and Folders found and Total Size.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Display of the main Search Filters in the Window Caption and in the Taskbar.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Shows the statistics of the last search performed.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
Options
■  Can choose which types of MRU Items to save and (or) load.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Can choose which types of Search Parameters to save and (or) load.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled
■  Possibility to choose the destination Directory of the Export command.
Lite Feature Enabled
Standard Feature Enabled

UltraFileSearch find the Text within Encoded Documents using IFilters or Text Filters built-in.
For the following common Documents no IFilters need to be downloaded or installed separately.
(If installed are used the IFilters otherwise are used the Text Filters built-in)

Documents Formats
Extensions
Microsoft Office Documents
.DOCX (Word), .XLSX, .XLSM, .XLTX, .XLTM, .XLSB (Excel)
Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
.XLS
Microsoft Word documents
.DOC
Microsoft Write
.WRI
Open Documents formats
.ODT (TextDocuments), .ODS (Spreadsheets), .ODP (Presentations)
Corel Word Perfect
.WPD
Lotus 1-2-3 & Symphony spreadsheets
.123, .WK1, .WK2, .WK3, .WK4, .WR1, .WKS, .WKE
Quattro Pro spreadsheets
.WQ1, .WQ2, .WKQ, .WB3, .QPW)
eBooks
.EPUB (Electronic Publication), .FB2 (Fiction Book), .PDB (Palm Doc)
Adobe Portable document format
(Bundled and installed as Add-on)
.PDF

(If installed are used the IFilters otherwise are used the Text Filters built-in)

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