Duplicate Cleaner Pro

Duplicate Cleaner Pro

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2.5
  • Total Downloads:
    15,990
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 20, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    7.92MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    27
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Duplicate Cleaner Pro does a bang-up job of finding duplicates, but deleting them isn't easy if you don't pay up. The program drastically limits what you can do if you don't buy the full version. Still, if you can get by on deleting a small number of files at a time, or don't mind paying for quality, this app is worth exploring.

This application searches through any folder you choose to find duplicate files that are taking up space. It can scan multiple folders, ZIP archives, or even your entire computer at once, and it does it relatively quickly. It also lets you locate similar images (rotated, resized, etc.) and compare your audio files by tags. It took the program about four minutes to browse through our computer during testing. Once it finished, it gave us a lengthy list of potential duplicates. Almost all of the files Duplicate Cleaner Pro highlighted were unnecessary duplicates. The program lets you highlight each file individually, as well as the whole list for quick deleting. However, the free version only lets you manage the first 100 groups (two or more copies of the same file), so you'll need to run the program over and over again if you want it to get rid of all of your duplicates. That's rather annoying, even if the program is quick to find and delete duplicate files, but it's enough to test the program and see if you like it before purchasing.

Duplicate Cleaner Pro has all of the makings of a good program, so it might be worth the cash for you. Even though there are other free programs that give you similar usability without a price tag, this one does offer some additional features and quick performance to make it worth your while.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Duplicate Cleaner Pro 3.2.2.

 
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5 stars

"Great stuff, more power."

May 17, 2013  |  By Bobroudav

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner Pro 3.1.5

Pros

Got Pro to sort my photo collection, wasn't disappointed.

Cons

none really

Summary

Worth it.Tons of power, more options than i'd use. I'm a happy bunny.

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3 stars

"Don't waste your time"

November 19, 2012  |  By Meanderthal

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner Pro 3.0.9

Pros

Nice interface.
Tons of options.
Safe.

Cons

No built in image view.
Looks easy to use but isn't.

Summary

It's amazing how things that are well intentioned can evolve into a ruinous mess. I'm sure the developers worked hard to throw in as many features as they could, but with no regard to how people trying out the program will fare, it's a recipe for failure.
This program is like one of those time-share deals, it lures you in with an inviting presentation. You spend a great deal of time poking around, then comes the punchline, you click delete and: 100 dupe limit on the trial. And it waits till the end of all your work to tell you instead of before you got started. So you have to go back through picking each dupe by hand, where you had been kind of flying blind already, and realize that you would have been better off just searching in explorer.

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5 stars

"Awesome-tons of new features,and a slick interface too."

February 29, 2012  |  By bugmeifnoth

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner Pro 3.0.3

Pros

Cleaned up my photo collection in less than an hour. Fast :)

Cons

Not free - but you get what you pay for ?

Summary

Great, best duplicate finder out there.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.2.5
  • New function to export Duplicate Folders list (from File menu)
  • Updated keyboard shortcuts: Enter/Return to execute file, Menu key or Shift-F10 for context menu.
  • Image viewer - window size/location is now saved.
  • Image viewer - F11 toggles maximized window.
  • (Bugfix) Creating Hard links from locked files fails with temporary files left over.
  • (Bugfix) Invalid (non-Windows) filename characters cause scan to halt.
  • Other minor fixes.
  • Taiwanese Chinese language support.
General
Publisher DigitalVolcano
Publisher web site http://www.digitalvolcano.co.uk
Release Date October 20, 2014
Date Added October 20, 2014
Version 3.2.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0/3.5
Download Information
File Size 7.92MB
File Name DuplicateCleaner3_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 15,990
Downloads Last Week 27
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.95

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