Bytessence DuplicateFinder v1.3.0

webfork on 15 Jun 2015
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Oct 2011
  • Suggested by Wolfghost

Bytessence DuplicateFinder (BDF) detects all the cloned files that you might have on your computer. These files, in addition to taking up valuable space, can increase antivirus scan time, slow defragmentation and searches, and make it more difficult to organize your files.

The program employs optimized detection system and file filters to reduce scanning time. Detected files can be removed in no time with the help of the automatic file selector and the predefined set of actions (copying, moving or recycling).

Note: Website is offline, switched to Archive.org

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the Portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch BDF.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: DoubleKiller

6 comments on Bytessence DuplicateFinder  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

webfork 2013-05-10 01:51

v1.3

webfork 2013-02-03 21:32

Might be my new favorite duplicate finding program on the site next to DoubleKiller http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=136 (and certainly much easier to use).

v1.3

bytessence 2011-10-08 09:43

Hello! I am the developer behind BDF. I just released a new version of the program (1.3) which fixes some annoying bugs.

If you can reproduce the crash, please enable logging from the Settings dialog. The error handler should catch the exception and will write it in the log. You can send the log to the support e-mail and I'll try to fix the problem. Thanks and don't hesitate to contact me if you find bugs.

V1.3

Quilan 2011-04-17 20:32

Tried to run this app twice on the same 500GB external HD (WinXP 32bit), both times the process reached stage 5 ("results") and crashed/terminated with no warning.

I gave up.
It's a shame since it's fairly small, easy to use and the UI is cleaner than many other programs I tried.

V1.2

Emka 2011-02-09 05:28

However, according to the homepage, it does not seem to support 64bit systems...

Emka 2011-02-09 05:26

Looks promising: leighweight, simple interface.

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