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Is there a program which finds identical content of folders (not files

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River Horse

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Is there a program which finds identical (by bit, byte) content of a folder (folder names may be different)?

So, all folders (with different or same names) which have identical content shall be displayed.

Identical content: each file of a duplicate content folder would be equal by content (not by their names) to a file in a duplicate folder.

The folders equal by their contents being found should be displayed so that all of them besides of one of them could be removed.


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i use dupuGuru though wouldn't say it it can find files with identical content if their names differ significantly but if the file name are pretty similar (like file_name.docx and file_name(1).docx) they'll be marked as duplicate..and here is a review of this tool.

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Edited by ha1ha1, 17 June 2017 - 08:33 AM.

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River Horse

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Thank you very much for the link!

 

I had tried the program but not find a way to do what I want, what do I have to do to let it show equal folders by content?

 

And obviously: "Windows is not supported any more because dupeGuru and moneyGuru lack a Windows maintainer."

 

Many thanks again


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Hi,

 

The only program I know that can find duplicated files and also folders is Spaceman 99 http://www.extrabit.com/spaceman99/available as Trial.

 

It can identify duplicated folders also when the folders are named differently and the files inside can also have different names but with the exact same contents.

 

The program have a little learning curve... visually there is an icon (three red dots that ID a duplicated folder) and its possible to export the result using File -> Report... -> tab Duplicate Folders


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Hello SleepyDude,

 

Thank you very much! Finding even duplicate folders with different namens and identical content files with different names is exactly what I want. Never heard of that program, never found it.

 

Many thanks again


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