While doing regular back-ups are important, sometimes we tend to save multiple copies of the same file on other computer drives. This accounts for file duplication, which in turn reduces the size of your hard-disk.
So how do we deal with duplicate files on the computer? Manual removal of such duplicate files are unlikely to happen, unless the files are less in numbers and you’ve organized folders and files.
In anyway, the only possible best solution is to make use of Software’s. Softwares for removing duplicate files are available in both commercial and freeware form. As a blog that mainly has its focus on helping out the dear readers, we will be sharing the best duplicate finder freeware software (For windows only).
BitFinder Duplicate Finder
Bitfinder has a faster crawling engine for finding out the duplicate files on your computer. Once the search is completed, you can copy, move or remove duplicate files easily.
Apart from searching the whole hard-disk for duplicated files, you can also narrow your search to find duplicate text files, videos, images, executable files, compressed files and so on. Download BitFinder
Update: 29th May, 2011: The freeware no longer exists.
Duplicate & Same Files Searcher
The next application – Duplicate & Same Files Searcher is a computer search engine that shows a filter result of duplicate files on your computer. You can delete such files, or move them onto the other location.
Although a bit light on the interface, this freeware definitely comes in handy for freeing up the hard disk! Download now.