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duplicate picture folder software

a friend of mine has thousands of pictures, scattered over his whole pc, and has up to 5 duplicate locations for the pictures in 3 different disk drives

i am looking for a good software to compare picture folders, so i can delete duplicate folders
please only post software you used and like; eventually with the proper settings -  and why you prefer it over others

best is free, but if needed, i'll pay for software with better options
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8/22/2022 - Mon
David Johnson, CD

ACDSEE is my goto photo tool.  its duplicate file finder is very good.
nobus

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that's fine -buti did not ask about a file finder, but a duplicate FOLDER finder
do you happen to know a "good" one?
Bill Prew

I actually could use something like this, so while I didn't know of any tool specifically for this I did a little poking around.  I haven't experimented with these yet, but I am going to take a look since I think I could use these for a couple of cleanup jobs I have in mind.  Although my need is a little different than yours, and doesn't focus just on image files...

I'll post back if I learn anything interesting, but I'll pass these along in case you want to take a look too.  These all seem to have a folder compare capability (often in addition to file compare mode).



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in the past, i have tried some freeewares, but did not find any with the folder option
but tx Bill, and keep me posted on your findings
Bill Prew

Understand, I still like to do a lot manually when it comes to removing duplicate files and folders, and have been a long time user of Beyond Compare but not sure that is what you are looking for so not suggesting it.  I also have an older tool called DiskState that I still use for some duplicate file removal, but it doesn't address your need of folders.

I'll share what I learn on these other new ones...


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i Always found it difficult to decide which one i should remove, often there were more than 10 (and in most cases in the same folders hence the Q
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i ran the duplcate file finder, but the free version does not allow any specific settings, so  that does not help much
any news from your side Bill?
Bill Prew

No news yet here, been side tracked on other questions / assignments...


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hello moderator, i rang the bell but got no reaction from you
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tx Bill, i'll look into it