Features of UltraFileSearch

This Utility 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
General
■  The search is done without the need to use background indexing.
■  Can be launched directly from Windows® Explorer shell context menu.
■  Can Search any NTFS or FAT File System, supported by the Operating System.
■  Search in every kind of Drive: Internal, External, Network, CD-ROM, DVD, etc.
■  Full support to Unicode characters.
Special
■  Ability to calculate the Size of the Folders.
■  Multi Rename that lets you Edit and Rename a list of Files at once.
■  Batch Rename that lets you Rename a list of Files according to certain rules.
■  Search for Files by Length of Filename, Length of Folder, Length of Full Path.
Files
■  Search Files or Files and Folders or only Folders.
■  Allows you to specify the File Name Mask in 2 ways: "Simple" and "Wildcards".
■  Allows you to enter more File Name Masks at the same time.
Folders
■  Search in Subfolders and may include Hidden Subfolders.
■  Drag & Drop Folders support from other Applications to "Search Path" Box.
■  Allows you to quickly select the Local or Network Drives or of single Drive.
■  Allows you to enter more Drives and/or Folders at the same time.
■  Accepts single or multiple "Environment Variables" (e.g. %APPDATA%)
■  Supports UNC Network Path Names (i.e. \\ComputerName\FolderName).
■  Supports for Long Path Names (lengths > 260 characters).
■  Ability to define a multi-Folder that contains a list of Folders and/or Drives.
■  Allows you to assign a mnemonic name to the multi-Folder.
■  Possibility to define the Folders to be Excluded from all searches.
■  Possibility to set more Filters on the Folders in which the search is performed.
Text
■  Search in Plain Text Files and in Binary Files looking in their Raw Format. (e.g. .txt, .html, .csv, .exe, .dll, .obj etc.)
■  Search in Encoded Text Documents using IFilters or Text Filters built-in. (e.g. .PDF, .XLS, .DOC, .XLSX, .DOCX etc.)
■  Allows you to specify the Text Masks in 2 ways: "Words" and "Phrases".
■  Ability to search more Phrases and Words together.
■  Text search Options: Entire/Partial Word(s)/Phrase(s) and Match Case.
■  Ability to find files that do not contain specified Words and Phrases.
■  Can ignore Files of certain Types: Hidden, System, Image, Audio, Video.
Date and Size
■  Filter for Files Newer than or Older than or within a specific Date range.
■  Possibility to select the Date Range on the basis of hours, Minutes, Seconds.
■  Filter for Files Larger than or Smaller than or within a specific Size range.
■  Possibility to select the Size Range on the basis of Bytes, KB, MB, GB.
Attributes
■  Can choose the match type for the attributes to search for (Any, All, Only).
Results Window
■  Thumbnails View.
■  Possibility to append results of consecutive searches.
■  The rows of the results are numbered for an easy recognition.
■  The results can be put in order by column: upward, downward or initial.
■  Ability to perform incremental search in the Results.
■  Search for Column in the Results and positioning on the found Item.
■  The Results window supports Windows® Explorer functionality (e.g. icons, context menus).
■  Specific actions can be carried out on the results (e.g. Open Folder, Open Containing Folder).
■  Multi-select support in order to perform editing on multiple Items (e.g. Cut, Copy, Copy to Folder, Move to Folder, Rename, Delete etc.).
■  Drag & Drop Support from Results Items to other Applications.
■  Ability to change the column layout (position, size, visibility).
■  Ability to zoom the text for better legibility.
Export Results
■  Export all the Rows or only the selected ones.
■  Select which Columns to Export and in which order (except Full Path).
■  Save the Export to File or to the Clipboard.
■  Save the Export to a new File or overwrite or append it to an existing File.
■  The Results can be Exported in various File Formats:
    ■  Full Path (*.TXT)
    ■  Formatted Text File (*.TXT)
    ■  Tab Separated Values File (*.TSV; *.TAB)
    ■  Comma Separated Values File (*.CSV)
    ■  Web Page File (*.HTM; *.HTML)
    ■  Web Page File with Links (*.HTM; *.HTML)
    ■  XML Document File (*.XML)
■  Available Encodings: ASCII / ANSI Code Page / Unicode / Big-Endian Unicode / UTF8 / UTF8 No BOM
Statistics visualization
■  Progress state visualization: Files and Folders found and Total Size.
■  Display of the main Search Filters in the Window Caption and in the Taskbar.
■  Shows the statistics of the last search performed.
Options
■  Can choose which types of MRU Items to save and (or) load.
■  Can choose which types of Search Parameters to save and (or) load.
■  Possibility to choose the destination Directory of the Export command.

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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