Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable 1.3

Locate and delete duplicate files to free up space on the hard disk using this intuitive and highly customizable tool for all user groups
This is the portable edition of Bytessence DuplicateFinder, a resourceful application with intuitive options designed to locate and eliminate duplicate files, in order to increase the disk space and declutter the HDD.

Portability perks

As there is no installation pack involved, you can save the program files in any part of the HDD and just click the executable to launch the app. Another possibility is to save Bytessence DuplicateFinder to a USB flash disk or similar storage unit, to be able to run it on any PC effortlessly and without previous installers.

Worth taking into account is that the Windows registry and Start menu do not get updated with new entries, and no extra files are created on the disk, leaving it clean after removal.

Neatly organized interface

The interface is easy to work with, since all main options are split into different areas in a wizard-like structure. So, you can specify the areas you want to scan, include subfolders and process empty files as well. It is possible to scan either all files types except the ones user-defined, or only the files with given extensions.

Configure scanning options

Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable can be asked to take into account the date of creation, last access and modification, file attributes (read-only, system, archive, hidden, compressed), along with the file size (by indicating a minimum and maximum dimension). In addition, it can match results by various criteria, such as exact file contents or file names. You can study the search results where duplicates are put together with their original item in separate groups, and select the exact group or files you want eliminated.

Evaluation and conclusion

Scan jobs may take a while to finish, depending on the size of the target and applied settings. We have not come across any difficulties in our tests, though, as Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable did not hang, crash or pop up error messages. It is filled with customization settings that should meet the requirements of most users. Plus, it is free of charge.

Reviewed by on July 5th, 2014


last updated on:
July 5th, 2014, 8:30 GMT
file size:
546 KB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Trutia Alexandru
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / Vista / 7
category:
C: \ Portable Software \ System \ File management

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Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable - Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable is a handy utility designed to scan and detect duplicate files.Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable - In this window of the application you will be able to add the folders to be scanned.Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable - The Options window of the applicationwill enable you to configure the scan process.Bytessence DuplicateFinder PortableBytessence DuplicateFinder PortableBytessence DuplicateFinder PortableBytessence DuplicateFinder Portable
What's New in This Release:
  • Added possibility to resize the main window of the program
  • Added capability to search for files in the duplicate list
  • Added system icons for the files in the duplicate list
  • Added a new selection mode for the selection manager
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Bytessence DuplicateFinder Portable is a handy and reliable utility designed to detect all the clone files that you mi...

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