Computers save time and provide more efficiency in doing work. A computer is composed of hardware, software. We use computers in every field including Business, Banking, Marketing, Medical, Education, etc.
With advancements in technology, the use of computers is increased because the hardware is available at a cheaper price and various computer Application software are available according to user requirements in different fields.
We can also use the computer for surfing the internet and download various files. We can store a huge amount of data on local disks. In a situation where a computer is used by different users, there are many duplicate files on the computer.
Because we all try to make our separate local disk. If you don’t know how to make a partition then read about creating a new local disk partition in windows. Sometimes It is very difficult to find the duplicate files manually one by one because the same file may be store on a computer with different names.
If you also face such a situation and do not handle it very well then this article is really for you. In this article, we explain different methods to find and remove duplicate files from your PC.
How To Find & Remove Duplicate Files From PC.
Method 1:- Use Anti-Twin Software (For Windows, Linux, and Mac).
Anti-Twin is one of the popular tools to remove duplicate files from PC. It is available for Windows, Linux, Mac. One of its major advantages is that it is freely available for users. It can compare duplicate files for images, music, videos, text, software, etc. It provides an easy to use interface. To know the step-by-step procedure for comparing files read the following steps.
Step 1. Download and install Anti-Twin by clicking the Download Button.
Step 2. Now launch the software and select the source and destination folder for comparing the files.
Step 3. You can also use the filter option for minimum and maximum file size, for a specific type of file, etc.
Step 4. After that, we have to select a comparison method for comparing files like byte by byte comparison, name comparison, and many others.
Step 5. We can also compare different images, software, and many other types of similar files.
Step 6. Now click on the search for duplicates files button and the program start for comparing files.
Method 2:- Using Easy Duplicate Finder (For Windows, MAC).
Easy Duplicate file finder is one of the best tools for finding and also to remove duplicate files in windows and mac. It is available for both Windows and MAC operating systems. It has the ability to compare Duplicate mp 3, images, text, software, emails, video files.
This tool can free your hard disk space in GB’s by removing Duplicate files. It requires only 128 MB RAM, 5 MB space for its installation. This simple tool provides drag and drops capabilities for comparing files. It compares files byte by byte to find Duplicate files.
Easy Duplicate Finder provides 100 % accuracy. We can compare files, folders, and also hard drives for duplicate files. It is easy to operate and the steps are almost similar to the steps given above.
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Method 3:- Using Duplicate Cleaner.
Duplicate cleaner is another popular tool for finding and removing Duplicate files and is available for both Windows and MAC. It is available for Windows XP, Visita, 7, 8, 10. It provides easy to use interface with an attractive look.
This tool can compare Duplicate files for Music, images, videos, text, etc. It also provides Duplicate directories with the same name. We can tick which directories we want to keep or not. We can also make our search smaller by giving the type of files that we want to compare.
Users can also compare files by date. It also compares files byte by byte also we can compare files by name. It is an all in one solution for duplicate files. You can download this tool by clicking the Download Button.
Method 4:- File Duplicate Files By Using Dupeguru.
Dupeguru is an open-source tool for comparing Duplicate files. It is available in three different editions i.e dupeguru, dupeguru music, picture edition. Dupeguru edition can find identical files only for music, text, images, etc.
But dupeguru music edition can find similar music files at different bit rates. Dupeguru picture edition can find similar images even they are of different sizes, re-size, crop, etc. It is easy to use the software. It is freely available for users.
Method 5:- Visipics Duplicate Files Finder.
Visipics is specially designed for finding Duplicate pictures and also for similar, identical in type. If you have a large collection of pictures and you are enabled to find Duplicate images then Visipics is the best solution for you.
It can find similar images if they are re-sized or even cropped. It can also find them even if they are compressed in size. This tool is available for Windows XP, VISTA, 7,8.
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So these are the few best software to find and remove duplicates files from windows and mac devices. So if you have any of the best tools them please share them with us.