Bad Peggy Alternatives

    Bad Peggy is described as 'scans JPEG images for damage and other blemishes, and shows the results and image instantly. It allows you to find such broken files quickly, inspect and then either delete or move them to a different location'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Bad Peggy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Duplicate & Same Files Searcher. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Fast Duplicate File Finder or DupDetector. Other great apps like Bad Peggy are Duplicate File Remover (Paid), dupeKill (Free), FindDupe (Free, Open Source) and Singlemizer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 23, 2020

    1. Duplicate & Same Files Searcher is an application for searching duplicate files (clones) and NTFS hard links to the same file. It searches duplicate file contents regardless of file name (true byte-to-byte comparison is used).
    2. Fast Duplicate File Finder will help you find fast all duplicate files in a folder and its sub folders. The applications will compare the content of your files so it will find duplicates even if they are using different file names.
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    3. Duplicate File Remover is a powerful tool to locate file duplicates on your computer' DPR scans the computer and lists duplicate files based on Byte for Byte Comparison, which ensures 100% accuracy. It can find duplicates of any files ...
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    4. Dup Detector finds duplicate and near duplicate images by opening and reading image pixel data. The program is easy to use, just specify the path and start the scan.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.3.02, released in August 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

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    5. Duplicate file finder/remover supporting the following hash algorithms: MDA, SHA1, SHA256, SHA256Cng, SHA384, SHA512 and BLAKE2B.
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    6. Finddupe is a tool for quick detecting of duplicate files on a hard drive under Windows. Duplicate files can be detected, hardlinked, or deleted. Finddupe can also search for hardlinked files on your computer.
    7. The idea to organize data as files appeared simultaneously with the first computers. Those “monsters” were so big, they required dedicated rooms.

      Discontinued

      Latest update back to Nov, 1st 2014. See version history on app store. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/singlemizer-duplicate-finder/id410263119

    8. Tidy Up is the duplicate finder and disk tidiness utility for expert users. It's the only fully-featured duplicate remover available on the market, and allows you to efficiently clean your computer from the junk it built-up.
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    9. Duplicate Detective scans your Mac for duplicate files and folders. It then displays a list of matching duplicates, allowing you to easily select those that you wish to delete in order to free up precious disk space. Awarded a MacWorld 'Mac Gem'.
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    10. Statistics for duplicate files, disk space used by duplicate files and number of duplicate files. Statistics for amount of hard disk space freed after deleting duplicates. Automatic deletion with wildcards feature.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 0.8.2, was released on July 22, 2007. You can still download it from the official website.

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