Duplicate Files Finder Alternatives

    Duplicate Files Finder is described as 'application which searches for duplicate files (files which have the same content, but not necessarily the same name) and lets the user remove duplicate files, either by deleting them or by creating links'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Duplicate Files Finder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is dupeGuru, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Duplicate Files Finder are Duplicate Cleaner (Freemium), AllDup (Free), CloneSpy (Free) and VisiPics (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks dupeGuru is a great alternative to Duplicate Files Finder.
    2. 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.
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    3. 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.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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.



    6. 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.
    7. Czkawka is a simple, fast, written in Rust and easy to use app to remove unnecessary files from your computer.
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    8. Duplicate File Detective uses state-of-the-art file content analysis technology to show you exactly where your duplicate files are (even when the file names are different).
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    9. 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).
    10. Awesome Duplicate Photo Finder is a free powerful tool, that helps you to find and remove duplicate photos on your PC. With this program you can easily clean up your photo collection from duplicates or even similar images.
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