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Fast Duplicate File Finder

📅 2012-Mar-06 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ duplicate, windows ⬩ 📚 Archive

This weekend I decided to clean up my disorganized media files. Due to my laziness, there were many duplicate copies of media files on my drive. So, the task was to find and delete all duplicate files. The duplicate files could be under different filenames. So, a tool was needed which could pick duplicates based on the file content, not based on filename.

There are many Windows utilities that can find duplicates, I picked Fast Duplicate File Finder. Its usage is simple: pick the drive or folder containing the files and let the tool do the job. I found the tool to be pretty fast (like it claims) and its result list UI makes it easy to delete the duplicate files.

Tried with: Fast Duplicate File Finder 3.2.0.1