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Similar Image Finder

By Tago Software Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Nov 1, 2013

Tago's Similar Image Finder searches your PC for similar images; not just duplicates but also near-duplicates that similar tools miss. It displays close matches side-by-side in preview windows so you can verify, keep, or delete files. It's handy for finding a series of snapshots or almost-identical images saved under different names. Similar Image Finder is freeware for Windows XP to 8.

As we noted, Similar Image Finder uses a pair of auto-zooming preview panes to display differences between images. A file list, controls, and various settings are in the lower portion of the layout. Settings include searching subfolders, interface language, image file types, and a slider for configuring searches between More Accurate (Slower) and Less Accurate (Faster). We clicked "Folders to Search" and browsed to a wallpaper archive that needed some attention. Similar Image Finder works fast. It flagged four potential duplicates and displayed the first pair. We could swap the images, delete duplicates, move files, ignore similarities, and more. Clicking column headings rotates results, which is handy when Similar Image Finder finds a lot.

Similar Image Finder helped us clean up some image archives in no time with minimal effort. That counts as a success in any book. Nearly every duplicate file finder we've seen has a small preview window or two that can identify files but not show their differences. Similar Image Finder's large preview windows make a huge difference. Whether you're a pro photographer or just someone with a lot of saved images, Similar Image Finder can help you keep it clean.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.1

General

Release February 18, 2013
Date Added February 18, 2013
Version 1.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements .Net Framework 2.0 or higher

Popularity

Total Downloads 39,523
Downloads Last Week 10
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Developer's Description

This is a free software that finds similar images on your PC even if they are not exactly the same. This software is for Windows. And contains no advertisement. You have a large amount of image files and limited storage... You are photographer and you take more than one shot of a view... You are a webmaster and you have to clean similar images from your server... In all these conditions Similar Image Finder is the best, the fastest and a free solution for you.