Hello everybody in this tutorial we’re going to talk about howto find duplicate files such as duplicate mp3s in your itunes duplicate photos, duplicate program files anything that is making your macintosh computer run slower than it used to many times this is due to duplicate files so we are going to talk about howto clean out our computer of duplicate files and keep it running as quickly as possible so the first thing we want to do is we want to go to dot duplicate file software dot com.
So here we go to duplicatefilesoftware and then we want to just check out this program right here uh. tidy up and that is the program that i use that as a program that i recommend so what we’re going to do is click this link and it will take us to the tidy up web page which will then let us download the software you’ll click download now. for the sake of this tutorial I’ve already downloaded the software so once you click that link it will then show up in your downloads folder, doubleclick that.
And then you’ll be able to install tidy up and you’ll see this screen right here the tidy up screen you’ll drag that over into here doubleclick that icon and it will startup this program tidy up so here we are there’s tidy up and as you can see we can search for duplicates of all kinds images, images by EXIF, aperture photos, iphotos music, music by tag, itunes music, applications, other files and packages and miscellaneous and you can select right here what which drive you want to search for duplicate file so you can actually do this on a removable drive.
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Or you can zero in on certain folders uh. so in the case of this example you can see that I checked the macintosh hard drive and in this example i chose music i wanted to find duplicate mp3 folder files that were wasting space so i use that and it takes a couple minutes to scan and it scanned about a few thousand files and then the result screen comes up like this here’s the result screen so these are all the duplicate mp3 files that it found in my folder and as you can see it it starts to add up. it doesn’t look like much.
But it starts to add up at five hundred seventy nine items in here and it’s a very cool program because it easily allows you to compare the two files and in most of these cases these were just uploaded the same day and this is just wasted space so you can choose to move and copy can choose to burn the duplicates and then this program automatically get rid of the ones you don’t need uh. you can also which is really cool click the mp3 it will show you where it’s where it’s being stored and it will also show you.
The information about the file and the cool thing is that when you check out the information on the file shows you everything you need to know and you can even preview like right there which is very cool so this is the example of how it would remove duplicate mp3 files and i just chose mp3s because i think a lot of people are looking how to clean up their iTunes and this is a great piece of software that will let you do that and once you clean up your duplicate mp3s, your duplicate photos.
Uh. when you upgrade program sometimes they leave behind duplicate files when you get rid of these things you’re going to see in great difference in the speed of your mac so i’d definitely recommend that you guys check out this website duplicate files software dot com so this is back one you can get some advice here to some reasons why things are running the way they should so just check out to duplicate file software dot com you can download this program right here it’s a free trial and you’ll see the great difference that it will make in your mac.