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Apps for finding duplicate files and images Apps

Oh no, you saved that really big video presentation four times on your computer accidentally in different download locations! Your hard drive is full now, and you’re not immediately sure where they were. That’s where these apps come in. This software is dedicated to locating where duplicate files are on your computer so you can manage them how you need to.

  1. CCleaner is a system optimization/cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It can also clear your internet history and act as a fully featured registry cleaner.

    Bundleware

    • The software tries to install Avast too - Spyware, runs in background and collects information to send to Avast. Background mode can be disabled, but gets re-enabled on each run - Shows pop-up system wide ads from time to time
  2. dupeGuru is a free and open source tool to find duplicate files on your computer. It can scan either filenames or contents. The filename scan features a fuzzy matching algorithm that can find duplicate filenames even when they are not exactly the same.


  3. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.

    Bundleware

    Be careful during the installation: Forum

  4. XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly customizable interface, optional dual pane, scripting engine, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks.
  5. Czkawka is a simple, fast, written in Rust and easy to use app to remove unnecessary files from your computer.
  6. Duplicate Cleaner is a tool for finding and removing duplicate files from your computer or network drives; It is intended to be used on user content - documents, photos, images, music, but can be used to scan any type of files.
  7. File manager, search tool, removes orphaned files, freeze/reset/remove apps, optimize databases, find big files.
  8. PrivaZer is a free tool for cleaning and PC confidentiality, which cleans unnecessary tracks with deep and thorough scanning, it's worth it!
  9. AllDup is a freeware tool for searching and removing file duplicates on your computer, network shares or external storage media. The fast search algorithm find duplicates of any file type, e.g., text, pictures, music or movies.
  10. VisiPics does more than just look for identical files, it goes beyond checksums to look for similar pictures and does it all with a simple user interface. First, you select the root folder or folders to find and catalogue all of your pictures.

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.31, released in February 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  11. CloneSpy is a Free Duplicate File CleanUp Tool for Windows. CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files. Duplicate files have exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time and location.
  12. AntiDupl.NET can find and display duplicate images in the main graphic formats: JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP and PNG. The comparison is based on the contents of the files, so the program can find not only almost identical, but similar images.
  13. Make your old PC live longer — and your new PC run faster — with AVG TuneUp. Our PC optimizer comes with revamped Sleep Mode technology to boost your PC speed and performance, and Disk and Browser Cleaners that free your storage space.
  14. FSlint is a utility to find and clean various forms of lint on a filesystem. I.E. unwanted or problematic cruft in your files or file names. For example, one form of lint it finds is duplicate files. It has both GUI and command line modes.
  15. Windows Repair Toolbox is a software created to help you repair a Windows system, by making the process faster, easier and uniform.

    Warning

    Has code similar to Coin miner software in the .exe
    VirusTotal shows a mlicious static engine in the .exe