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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #301 on: December 09, 2020, 04:02:36 PM »
You find win zip better than 7 zip?
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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #303 on: April 25, 2021, 10:47:01 PM »
Best free (& safe...) duplicate file finder?

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #304 on: April 25, 2021, 10:58:15 PM »
Best free (& safe...) duplicate file finder?
Best depends on your liking and what exactly you want to do (how complicated.)

While the following are classic and safe, always remember to read all windows of the installer and decline and offers they're trying to offer.

Auslogics Duplicate File Finder is probably the most known one https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-finder/

dupeGuru is another one, probably more flexible and fully free (Auslogics has other premium offerings), https://dupeguru.voltaicideas.net/

CCleaner is obviously a known tool that can do this as well, but it has too many other things in the same package, https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/download

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #305 on: April 26, 2021, 12:04:55 AM »
Best program EVER! Search that actually works!! INSTANT, no lag, no misses, many options. (quicker than navigating to a file for me)

Microsoft should be embarrassed for their poor excuse for search on the start menu.... (though admittedly it has improved a bit since that old paper clip or dog used to go digging for your files....)

 https://www.voidtools.com/downloads/

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #306 on: April 26, 2021, 12:21:42 AM »
Great way to Split video files without reencoding them. Takes less than a few seconds, and has a great UI.

https://github.com/mifi/lossless-cut

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #307 on: April 26, 2021, 12:37:02 AM »
Best program EVER! Search that actually works!! INSTANT, no lag, no misses, many options. (quicker than navigating to a file for me)

Microsoft should be embarrassed for their poor excuse for search on the start menu.... (though admittedly it has improved a bit since that old paper clip or dog used to go digging for your files....)

 https://www.voidtools.com/downloads/
Interesting.

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #308 on: April 26, 2021, 12:55:46 AM »
https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys
thanks. remember hearing they reintroduced it but never ended up checking it out. Looks like it has some useful stuff!

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #309 on: April 26, 2021, 01:08:42 AM »
Takes one great feature from mac. You can press space to quickly preview many different file formats. Its awesome!

https://github.com/QL-Win/QuickLook

(also available on windows store)
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/quicklook


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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #310 on: April 26, 2021, 08:22:27 AM »
Best program EVER! Search that actually works!! INSTANT, no lag, no misses, many options. (quicker than navigating to a file for me)

Microsoft should be embarrassed for their poor excuse for search on the start menu.... (though admittedly it has improved a bit since that old paper clip or dog used to go digging for your files....)

 https://www.voidtools.com/downloads/
I use it all the time, highly recommend
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #311 on: May 24, 2021, 05:03:59 PM »
Auslogics Duplicate File Finder is probably the most known one https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-finder/

This is good & nice GUI - but only finds files with the same name & size etc


dupeGuru is another one, probably more flexible and fully free (Auslogics has other premium offerings), https://dupeguru.voltaicideas.net/

this finds pics with differnet name that are the same, but complicated GUI

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #312 on: May 24, 2021, 07:01:15 PM »
This is good & nice GUI - but only finds files with the same name & size etc
You're saying that it only considers it a duplicate if the file name is the same? That is obviously not very useful and not the only way this program works, maybe that is one option to do it like that.

Auslogics Duplicate File Finder can certainly also find duplicates based on contents (hash).

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #313 on: May 25, 2021, 09:30:57 AM »
Auslogics Duplicate File Finder can certainly also find duplicates based on contents (hash).

I don't see that option

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #315 on: May 25, 2021, 11:55:28 AM »
Great way to Split video files without reencoding them. Takes less than a few seconds, and has a great UI.

https://github.com/mifi/lossless-cut
I owe you a thanks for this!
Have been using this quite a bit recently, including to pull audio track from videos.
It's amazing how fast it works.

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #316 on: May 25, 2021, 02:25:13 PM »
Best depends on your liking and what exactly you want to do (how complicated.)

While the following are classic and safe, always remember to read all windows of the installer and decline and offers they're trying to offer.

Auslogics Duplicate File Finder is probably the most known one https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-finder/

dupeGuru is another one, probably more flexible and fully free (Auslogics has other premium offerings), https://dupeguru.voltaicideas.net/

CCleaner is obviously a known tool that can do this as well, but it has too many other things in the same package, https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/download

how do these compare with similarity? (http://www.similarityapp.com/) which is what i;ve been using

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #317 on: May 27, 2021, 12:14:16 AM »
I owe you a thanks for this!
Have been using this quite a bit recently, including to pull audio track from videos.
It's amazing how fast it works.
Glad it helped you. Saved me HOURS....

how do these compare with similarity? (http://www.similarityapp.com/) which is what i;ve been using
Seems like that is more audio-focused, and wont work for other file types... (but better for music collection...)

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #318 on: June 01, 2021, 09:52:03 AM »
Best depends on your liking and what exactly you want to do (how complicated.)

While the following are classic and safe, always remember to read all windows of the installer and decline and offers they're trying to offer.

Auslogics Duplicate File Finder is probably the most known one https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-finder/


Thanks again, ah the feeling after deleting so much duplicate files  :)

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Re: Useful utilities/programs, windows only
« Reply #319 on: June 08, 2021, 11:20:45 PM »