AltStreamDump v1.05
Copyright (c) 2011 - 2012 Nir Sofer


AltStreamDump is a console application (Command Prompt) that dumps the list of NTFS alternate streams found in the current directory. By using a few command-line options, you can also instruct AltStreamDump to displays the alternate streams list of other folders and to scan subfolders in the desired folder depth.

Versions History

  • Version 1.05
    • Fixed bug: AltStreamDump displayed alternate streams under the wrong folder.
  • Version 1.00 - First release.

System Requirements

This utility works on any version of Windows starting from Windows 2000 and up to Windows 7.

Using AltStreamDump

AltStreamDump doesn't require any installation process or additional DLL files. In order to use it, simply run it inside a 'Command Prompt' window.
By default AltStreamDump displays that alternate streams list for the current directory. You can view the alternate streams of other folders by using -f and -d command-line options.

Command Line Options

-h Displays command-line help.
-f [Folder Path] Specifies the folder that you wish to scan
-d [Subfolders Depth] Specified the depth of subfolders to scan. (0 = none, 1 = first level of subfolders, and so on)

AltStreamDump.exe -f "c:\myfolder" -d 3


This utility is released as freeware. You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM, Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this. If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in the distribution package, without any modification !


The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.


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