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31st August 2012, 01:37 PM #1
Mac duplicate file finder
Following on from my earlier thread here: Duplicate file detection software it now turns out my brother has a large external drive formatted for Mac. What I now need is a recommendation for a free package for OSX that would detect, list and give the option to delete duplicate files as required. Does anyone know of such an application they can recommend?
Last edited by Dos_Box; 31st August 2012 at 01:38 PM.
31st August 2012, 05:39 PM #2
Quick google found this :- Singlemizer ? Remove Duplicates From Your Mac
No free but quite cheap..
Hope that helps
Last edited by Rozzer; 31st August 2012 at 05:40 PM.
31st August 2012, 05:59 PM #3
31st August 2012, 06:17 PM #4
No more dupes
*don't actually do this*
31st August 2012, 06:20 PM #5
Stella Cidre in the office this afternoon - not a good idea for @Domino
Originally Posted by Domino
31st August 2012, 06:21 PM #6
Can't you use spotlight with the advanced filter search options ( clicking plus symbol to search by document kind / type etc ) then use the CMD / Apple button to select any duplicates manually and once they are highlighted you can either right click on one of the dupes and move to trash or hold CMD / apple and press the back space key ?
31st August 2012, 06:22 PM #7
5th September 2012, 02:54 AM #8
- Rep Power
Our app Decloner (decloner.com) has a full-featured free 30-day trial period, you could give it a try.
17th September 2012, 09:22 AM #9
- Rep Power
Gemini and Decloner compare files based on their content, so different file names don't matter. This is also why using just Spotlight for finding duplicates is very inaccurate. You may find similarly named files, but there won't be any guarantee that they are really identical; and you will also miss duplicate files that are named differently.
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