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Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« on: September 16, 2016, 01:07:40 AM »
Does anyone know of a free program that would be able to compare picture files and find duplicates?  I'd love to be able to clean the dupes out of my folders, but some of them are hundreds or more of pictures big, and it would take an enormous amount of time and effort to do it manually.  Even then, I'd probably miss some.  I'd really appreciate some leads, thanks.

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Re: Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2016, 08:13:38 AM »
Never needed to do it myself but you can give any of these programs a try:

Lifehacker: "Clean Up Your Photo Collection with Free Tools"
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Re: Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2016, 11:03:18 PM »
Thanks, Zookie.  I'll take a look thru that.

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Re: Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2016, 10:46:31 PM »
I have used Awesome Duplicate Photo Finder with good results.

http://www.duplicate-finder.com/photo-features.html

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Re: Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2016, 11:28:02 PM »
I have used Awesome Duplicate Photo Finder with good results.

http://www.duplicate-finder.com/photo-features.html

I've just downloaded and tried this on my Yoko Matsugane folder, jmikeh.  It works very well, nice and quick, and seemed to find every possible dupe.  I liked how it showed how close in percentages the 2 pictures were to true duplicates, that helped me find pictures that were just slightly different poses and such.  The only thing I disliked is it only shows 2 pictures that it suspects it are dupes at a time.  There were several that it turned out I had up to 6 dupes of  :P , and it would be nice if it could show all of those pictures at once, so I could get rid of several different dupes then, instead of having to do it several times.

Still, I will check thru Zookie's list, and if I don't find anything better, I will keep using this one.  Thank you.

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Re: Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2016, 11:47:24 PM »
I just tried Easy Duplicate Finder from Zookie's list.  Unfortunately, I was not happy with it and I uninstalled it pretty quickly.
It's annoying how hard it tries to make you buy the full version.  Even on uninstall, it opened a web page that offers you the full version at a discount.

As for it's features, it's not as simple to operate as Awesome Duplicate Photo Finder, and though it seems to find dupes just fine, it doesn't show the pictures for comparison like the prior program.  It's more a general dupe file finder program though, it will look for dupes for almost every file type under the sun, so perhaps it's that non-specialization that makes it a fail for me there.

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Re: Reliable Picture duplicate find program?
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2016, 08:35:48 PM »
I use visipics. It s old but works very well