Works with and greatly enhances:

Windows 10

Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP

Servers 2003 and later

Starting at just $50 for home use and $69 for a business license (and a business two-pack for just $99!)

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Version 4: the future

Major new tools, significant upgrades to current components and lightening fast folder listings.

  • Find and rename problem files: bad paths, illegal characters, Linux & iOS (Mac) characters.
  • Check files and folders for compliance with different file systems e.g., NTFS, Fat-16, Fat-32, eFat, CDs, iOS, Linux and custom.
    Know if the files are right before you copy.
  • Delete files no matter their length or how they are named.
  • Powerful renaming with RegEx e.g. change 'Romeo Smith' into 'Smith, Romeo' and much more.
  • Lightening fast directory listing no matter how large the folder.
  • Detailed reports for copy errors.
  • Variable text size for views and dialogs.
  • and many more improvements and fixes..


See the V4 preview here.

Update May 2017

A May 2017 Microsft security update for Windows 10 conflicted with a major routine in FileBoss resulting in FileBoss not starting on some Windows 10 systems.

The current download, V3.101, fixes the problem. You can read more about this at the page
Windows Creators Conflict.


Current Press Release

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The Utility Factory

1916 Pike Place

Suite 12888

Seattle, WA 98101

For Immediate Release

The Utility Factory releases FileBoss V2.5, a significant upgrade to its Powerful Toolbox and File Manager for Windows


3 August 2009

Seattle, WA (3 Aug 2009) - The Utility Factory has released FileBoss Version 2.5, a significant upgrade to its power toolbox and file manager for controlling large, modern file systems. This release adds more ways to copy to multiple folders, a synchronize version of its popular Backup if Newer routine, industry standard xml data and options files for greater portability and a long list of new tools, upgraded existing tools and general interface enhancements. As well as a proven technology that works with the upcoming release of Windows 7.


FileBoss provides a common interface to its powerful file manager and its comprehensive set of tools for renaming, copying, merging, backing up and comparing files as well as hard to find tools such as flattening and cleaning folders.


FileBoss provides a rich set of search functions for locating files that need to be managed. In addition to a comprehensive find function FileBoss allows a user to quickly find recently modified files, old files, files containing specific text, by file size, by normal and NTFS advanced attributes and even files that have paths and names over a certain length. And all of FileBoss's find routines utilize relative times as well as the traditional time and date formats.


Whether from a normal Explore view or from search results, called Virtual Folders in FileBoss, files and folders can be copied with extreme precision and robust error handling or renamed with simplicity such as by changing spaces to underscores, changing their extensions or adding sequential numbers, to renaming with detailed control using search and replace within the names. In addition file times and parent folder names can be added to thousands of file names at once.


FileBoss also provides advanced management routines such as copying complex folder trees without copying any files; copying files into multiple folders at one time; spinning duplicates of files and folders; managing files with very long filenames (up to 32,000 bytes) that frustrate other programs; setting advanced NTFS attributes such as Temporary, Offline, Encrypted, etc; touching files; creating shortcuts; comparing, merging and purging folders and paths, flattening or cleaning folders, concatenating (joining) files and more.


FileBoss wraps up its powerful file management routines in a single, flexible interface that allows up to fifty open tabs at a time (in multiple horizontal or vertical panes if wanted), persistent dialog and program status even when FileBoss is closed, saved searches and Virtual Folders; dynamic bookmarks and a direct-entry Command Bar for quick navigation and command entry.


Along with a 32-bit version FileBoss comes in a 64-bit build to take full advantage of the speed and memory of Windows 64-bit systems such as Windows 2003 / 2008, Vista and the upcoming Windows 7. FileBoss's default installer comes with both versions and will transparently decide which to install.


Using industry standard xml formatted data files Virtual Folders and setup files can be read by FileBoss on any supported Windows platform, both 32- and 64-bit builds.

FileBoss is specifically designed to intrude as little as possible on the host system. It has only two executables, no DLLs or ActiveX components and writes nothing to the Windows or other system folders.


FileBoss retails for $49.99 and is fully functional and free to use for 30-days. System requirements: Windows Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000. Comprehensive PDF Manuals suitable for reading and printing are available free on the website. Visit for more information and to download the free trial. Contact The Utility Factory, EMAIL:, TELEPHONE: +1 425 296-6838; FAX: +1 815 572-9753.


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Contact for Further Information

For more information or any additional resources you may require please contact:

Dexter Bell

Tel: 425 296-6838 (Seattle, WA USA)

Fax: 815 572-9753

The Utility Factory

1916 Pike Place

Suite 12888

Seattle, WA 98101