Duplicate Cleaner

Duplicate Cleaner

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 344 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2.4
  • Total Downloads:
    1,719,328
  • Date Added:
    May 11, 2014
  • File Size:
    4.92MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5,939
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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A crowded hard drive slows you down and stops you from fully enjoying all your favorite programs. Duplicate Cleaner helps you make some more room by removing unnecessary or copied files in bulk. This program delivers exactly what you would expect based on its name, and it does it quickly and effectively. You won't believe how much space it frees up.

The program's slick interface is a welcome change compared to what you might expect from utility programs. Scanning any drive or file location takes only one or two clicks. It only took the program about 90 seconds to scan a 20 GB drive that had about 2,500 files. The list of files was a little hard to read, but the color-coding of separate, duplicate pairs helped a lot. Deleting the files means going through several different confirmation screens, which was a little annoying. It's nice that Duplicate Cleaner was looking out for rookie users and making sure they didn't delete anything that they actually wanted. The pro version of the program costs around $30 and adds a few advanced searching features. Most folks won't need the paid version, though. The free version is more than you could really ask for.

This program quickly searches for and kills any duplicates from your hard drive. If Duplicate Cleaner could do it in fewer clicks, it would be perfect. However, the extra effort is worth it to save a few users from deleting something they really need.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star 3
    • 4 star 2
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 344 votes

    • 5 star 170
    • 4 star 95
    • 3 star 28
    • 2 star 19
    • 1 star 32
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5 stars

"Cleaned up like a champ"

October 12, 2014  |  By ZibbyG

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner 3.2.4

Pros

Worked fine, sorted out the mess I had left from combining several hard drives

Cons

none? Just had to put a bit of thought into what to remove.

Summary

Good stuff. Always remember to back up first though!

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1 stars

"Very bad, DESTROYED ALL MY FILES"

October 08, 2014  |  By phadeb

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner 3.2.4

Pros

None. This software has served to destroy the original and duplicates.

Cons

This ***** deleted my whole 90Gb of photo collections right through the recycle bin with untouched configuring.

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5 stars

"Great free program with all the essentials"

August 26, 2014  |  By mopeint

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner 3.2.4

Pros

great selection features

Cons

not really (would be great to have some undo functionality after (un)marking files)

Summary

I've tried others, but this one is the best

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5 stars

"Very efficient finding duplicates ...."

May 25, 2014  |  By melen001

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner 3.2.4

Pros

Can protect DLL files and Windows files & folders. Will find photos, music, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and folder $ files. You can send duplicates to recycle bin before deleting or to folder that you create. Rename the file and show folder in Windows Explorer. Change background colors for list rows as well.

Cons

Haven't come across any yet...

Summary

Have been using for over a year and haven't had any issues. It's fast and will list all duplicates. You can choose which you want to remove or let Duplicate Cleaner Free choose all but one and it will do so. It's hard to believe that it's free when it does such an exceptional job. I have used many duplicate finders but this, undoubtedly is the best.

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4 stars

"too good to be free"

May 22, 2014  |  By Ralph Williams

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner 3.2.4

Pros

works like a champ

Cons

none that i can find

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4 stars

"Just another duplicate remover utility"

May 13, 2014  |  By wirthnathan

 |  Version: Duplicate Cleaner 3.2.4

Pros

Like interface and overall performance

Cons

Sluggish with slow performance computer

Summary

Can't deny the fact that these tools make our life improved and easier. All of above, this utility is free and gives clear feel of open source world where anyone could use any software without seeing those bogus ads or malware injected into your system.

Thankful to have such a software though!!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.2.4
Bugfixes, Japanese language support, other minor tweaks.
General
Publisher DigitalVolcano
Publisher web site http://www.digitalvolcano.co.uk
Release Date May 09, 2014
Date Added May 11, 2014
Version 3.2.4
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 2.0/3.5
Download Information
File Size 4.92MB
File Name DuplicateCleaner_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,719,328
Downloads Last Week 5,939
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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