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DupInOut Duplicate Finder provides multiple ways to scan your files for duplicates:
When you scan for duplicate files, you may not know which files will appear in the Duplicates List. The Excluded Files List feature allows you to automatically exclude a specific set of files from the Duplicates List. If you have any important files in the Duplicates List, you can exclude them from the results. Don't worry, if you think you have excluded a file by mistake, you can move it back to the Duplicates List again.
Consider a scenario. You started a duplicate scan and found a large number of duplicate files — in several thousands. The Save Session feature allows you to safely exit the application and re-load the same results later without re-scanning your files. This is helpful when you don't have sufficient time to review a lot of files. You can avoid the pain of re-scanning everything for another time.
Similarly, you can also run a long duplicate scan overnight and choose to automatically save session and shut down your PC or put it into sleep mode after completion. This way, you don't have to sit back for hours waiting for the entire scan process to complete.
File Organizer is an add-on feature that lets you re-organize files on your hard disk. Using the File Organizer, you can create unique folder structures and move/ copy your files. For example: You can re-organize files on your computer by their creation date in this format: D:\<File Creation Year>\<File Creation Month>\<File Creation Date>\<Your File>. You can create any pattern of your choice using the drop-down boxes. Keeping your files organized at all times will help you find a file when you need it the most — even if that means years later!
DupInOut Duplicate Finder offers Folder Compare as an add-on feature. Folder Compare works uniquely. It compares the Source and Target folders in a hierarchical manner, whereas Duplicate Finder feature works in a non-hierarchical manner. Folder Compare compares files inside the Source and Target folders on a folder-to-folder basis and determines which files are the same, different (changed) and additional. To understand this process in detail with an illustration, please refer to the User Manual.
You can view your scan and action taken history from the My Activity dialog. Please note that your My Activity history is automatically deleted after a specific period of time to free-up your storage. You can disable automatic deletion or change the auto deletion time interval from the program settings.
Absolutely. Incomplete or incorrect music tags are often a reality. Some music files may not have the required music tags at all. If you’ve downloaded your music from a trusted, reputed website or store, it will likely have the music tags information. If the music tags information is not available, use the “File Content + Size” method to compare your files by calculating hashes. You can also manually edit the music tags information in batch using several freeware solutions.
When you scan using the "Music Search" option, if a music file doesn’t have music tags information, such file will be skipped by default. However, you can change this behavior from the program settings. You can customize the program settings to analyze the file’s content and compare it with other music files with missing music tags information.
The accuracy of the Music Search feature largely depends on the music tags information embedded into your files. This information is typically edited by the website or store from where you downloaded your music. If the music tags information is incorrect, it will impact the accuracy of the results as well. You can use the "File Content + Size" method to identify duplicates by calculating their hashes.
Same photos are 100% identical copies of your photos. Similar Photos are identical copies of your photos with the same subject. However, similar photos have certain differences in terms of composition, size, image resolution, bit depth, color information, other objects in the photo, etc.
DupInOut Duplicate Finder can find both Same Photos and Similar Photos. You can find the same photos by using the "File Content + Size" method. Similarly, you can find similar photos using the "Similar Photos" method. Please note that at this moment, the program can identify similar photos that have been rotated (up to 180 degrees), flipped (horizontal/ vertical), or converted from one image format to another.
Absolutely. You can use the Similarity Threshold slider to change the level of similarity. However, we recommend keeping the default settings.
You may use the DupInOut Duplicate Finder for free for 30-days with absolutely no limitations of any kind. You can fix UNLIMITED duplicate groups during your free trial period. However, once the free trial period is passed, a license is required to continue using the program.
Of course, not! We DO NOT ask for your email, credit card or other private information to start the free trial. You can try the program freely for 30-days and fix UNLIMITED duplicate groups and access all the program features. If you like it, you can purchase the program to continue using it after the free trial.
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Of course not. You can transfer your license from the old PC to your new PC. The process is simple and straightforward. First, uninstall DupInOut Duplicate Finder from your old PC. Drop us a support email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Transfer my license to new PC" and mention your License Key in the email body. We'll reset your license from the server-side and your License Key will be released to be used on your new PC.
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Normally, DupInOut Duplicate Finder runs on your computer without requiring special Administrator privileges. However, if you run it as Administrator, you may not be able to drag and drop folders/ drives to various lists. This issue occurs due to a security mechanism in Windows that blocks drag and drop functionality between an application running with special security tokens and an instance of File Explorer (formerly, Windows Explorer) running as a normal user. In Windows, both the application and File Explorer must be running with the same privilege to use the drag & drop functionality. In order to regain the drag and drop functionality, exit DupInOut Duplicate Finder and re-open it again as a normal user.
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