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Ultra File Search Alternatives

Ultra File Search is described as 'portable non-indexing Search Utility which is able to find quickly Files, Folders and Text on your Local, Network, DVD, CD-ROM, USB Hard or Flash Drives' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Ultra File Search for Windows, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like Ultra File Search are Keypirinha, DocFetcher, FSearch and Agent Ransack.

Ultra File Search alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ultra File Search.
This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021
  • Windows

Ultra File Search is a portable non-indexing Search Utility which is able to find quickly Files, Folders and Text on your...

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  1. "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.

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    Pro: Extremely fast - even after first time use with no indexing. Con: Does not search network drives - even with drive mappings.

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  2. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.



  3. DocFetcher is a portable German/English open source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.

  4. FSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3.

  5. Agent Ransack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!



  6. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

  7. UltraSearch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds.

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  8. AnyTXT Searcher is a powerful local data full-text search engine, just like a local disk Google search engine. It is your ideal desktop search tool.

  9. FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.

  10. dnGREP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries.

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