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UltraSearch (Portable)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/5/2019.

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

UltraSearch achieves its speed by its innovative usage of the MFT (Master File Table) of NTFS partitions. No permanent index stored on your hard disks is required: UltraSearch uses only the system memory for indexing. The flexible search tool will even identify NTFS hardlinks.

You can enter a file name, a pattern like *.EXE or a regular expression and you will see the results within seconds. Searching for file types like 'Office Files' as well as searching for file content are supported. Additional file information like file size, file dates, or file attributes can be displayed.

Folders, files, or file types can be excluded from the search. The search results can be sorted according to different criteria, printed, or exported as Excel, Text, CSV, HTML or RTF file.

Recently used search patterns can be saved and selected from a drop-down list. UltraSearch can be started from the context menu of your Windows Explorer - starting a search within the selected folder could not be easier. The result list of UltraSearch also provides a context menu which supports known file operations like the 'Open', 'Copy' or 'Move' operation.

Installation instructions:
UltraSearch is automatically "installed" in English.
You can change the language to German if you add "-params /lang=De" to the Chocolatey installation command.

cinst ultrasearch.portable -params /lang=DE

To install UltraSearch (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ultrasearch.portable

To upgrade UltraSearch (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ultrasearch.portable


  • lib\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packagename = 'ultrasearch.portable'
    $url = ''
    $url64bit = ''
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $checksum = '3E112169F30B50C8E2D82B32FF1F3F32E6717EC4C3BB40971DC497BF59C24E1D'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    $checksum64 = 'D3429AB71821F81F78028A066DDB31BD04F5A7384F7DA757E03B07B74E2B8C9D'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $packagename -Url $url -UnzipLocation $toolsDir -url64bit $url64bit -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64 -checksumType64 $checksumType64

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • JAM Software GmbH


© 1996-2018 by Joachim Marder e.K.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
UltraSearch (Portable) 2.3.1 36 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 2.3 71 Friday, March 1, 2019 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 2.2 95 Monday, November 12, 2018 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 2.1.2 452 Thursday, July 21, 2016 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 229 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 2.1.1 230 Monday, July 4, 2016 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 2.0.3 193 Wednesday, March 23, 2016 approved
UltraSearch (Portable) 1.8.1 412 Thursday, July 3, 2014 approved

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