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FSlint is described as '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' and is a popular duplicate file finder in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FSlint for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is CCleaner, which is free. Other great apps like FSlint are dupeGuru, Czkawka, Duplicate Cleaner and AllDup.

FSlint alternatives are mainly Duplicate File Finders but may also be Duplicate Images Finders or System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FSlint.
This page was last updated Mar 28, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

FSlint is a utility to find and clean various forms of lint on a filesystem. I.E. unwanted or problematic cruft in your...

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  1. CCleaner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    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

    CCleaner vs FSlint opinions
    This alternative is disputed. CCleaner is still a legitimate alternative to FSlint, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    thomaszahreddin

    fslint checks the filesystem (fs - lint) and also detects duplicate files and repaces them with e.g. hardlinks - that is not a function fo ccleaner (from the description), i use fslint on linux and search for an alternative for windows boxes.

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    CCleaner is a) spyware at best, crapware at worst and b) has nothing to do with removing duplicate files.

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  2. dupeGuru

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Most users think dupeGuru is a great alternative to FSlint.


  3. Czkawka is a simple, fast, written in Rust and easy to use app to remove unnecessary files from your computer.

    Czkawka vs FSlint opinions
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    brinerustle

    because FSlint doesn't work anymore

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  4. Duplicate Cleaner

    • Windows

    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.

  5. 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.



  6. CloneSpy

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  7. Remove Empty Directories (RED)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    RED searches and deletes empty directories recursively below a given start folder and shows the result in a well arranged tree. Further you can create some custom rules for keeping and deleting folders. Empty files in directories can also be ignored.

  8. rmlint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A commandline tool to find unnecessary files (duplicates, tmpfiles, unstripped binaries and more)

  9. Daily computer activity inevitably leads to accumulating duplicate files on your computer, especially if you are an active PC user. Auslogics Duplicate File Finder will find and delete duplicate files so you won’t experience lack of free disk space!

  10. Anti-Twin

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Anti-Twin is a small software application which compares files, i.e. it searches for duplicate or similar files on your hard disk drive. All similar or identical files that were found can either be sent to the recycle bin or directly deleted.

    Discontinued

    Last version 1.8d from 2010, see http://www.joerg-rosenthal.com/en/antitwin/

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