DupeWatcher is profile based powerful and handy duplicate file finder for Windows. It can detect identical files irrespective of file names using CRC32 or MD5 content match algorithms. This will help users to detect duplicate music or graphic files etc very easily.
DupeWatcher can also detect duplicate files based on the file name, file size, file created or modified datetime. It comes with a pre-configured default profile with most common settings. It has option to exclude System, Read-only, Hidden files and zero byte files from duplicate search. A powerful filter option helps the user to include or exclude specific file groups or file types or file extensions from the identical file search. It also has an option to restrict duplicate file search to selected folder or to include sub folders.
The user can execute a profile to find duplicate files in the system based on the selection criteria. On executing, the duplicate files detected and the results are displayed in a grid. The result is grouped based on the user selections to help the user to easily identify the duplicate files. By default, all the files in a group except the first one is marked as duplicate files. Users can override this at any time before taking any further action.
Further action can be taken on the duplicate files with a single mouse click. It can be a single file, a single group of duplicate files or all the duplicate files. They can moved to Recycle bin, Deleted Permanently, Zipped, Moved to a specified location. User has an option to create a single copy of all the duplicate files. Users can even Export duplicate files report in a format of their choice. There is an option to delete empty folders while deleting the duplicate files.
DupeWatcher logs every activity and generates a detailed report. Summary header gives the status at a glance while the detailed section lists every action that has taken on the duplicate files.