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UltraSearch Alternatives

UltraSearch is described as 'searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds' and is a File Search utility in the file management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to UltraSearch for Windows, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Everything, which is free. Other great apps like UltraSearch are Keypirinha, DocFetcher, FSearch and RecentX.

UltraSearch alternatives are mainly File Search Utilities but may also be Application Launchers or Duplicate File Finders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of UltraSearch.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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

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

    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
    Everything vs UltraSearch opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Everything is a great alternative to UltraSearch.

    Freeware, Independent developer, fast.

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

    smart search

  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.

    Filter panel and preview panel enabled
  4. FSearch icon


    • 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. 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.


  6. 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.

    Very fast searching,
A always completed in 1 second.
  7. Locate32 icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate commands in Unix based systems. In other words, it uses databases to store information about directory structures and uses these databases in searches.


    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version,, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

  8. Search Monkey icon

    Search Monkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.

  9. SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows.

  10. WizFile icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WizTree quickly finds the files and folders using the most space on your hard drive. It scans the MFT (Master File Table) instead of crawling the entire disk which makes it very fast.

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