The move/delete window is enhanced and the Duplicate MP3 Finder will let you delete read-only files too. There is also check if the space in the Recycle Bin is sufficient to hold the deleted files when deleting to Recycle Bin. If you have manually checked some file the application will display warning if an operation will alter your changes. The enhanced support for Windows 7 now includes also support for symbolic links ( symlinks ). The fixes include some wildcard issues fixed in the filter dialog and 120dpi support. The new tab in options can be used to set which columns are visible in the results table.
The PRO and Corporate versions of the duplicate mp3 finder software now include the option to export the results in XML or CSV file formats. The CSV file format can be viewed as a table directly in Excel. An option to delete empty folders during the delete operation will keep your folder-tree tight.
The new Compare Folders menu item is available in the Professional and Corporate versions. It will let you easily compare a folder with audio files with one or more folders.
Version 184.108.40.206 of Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder comes with important new features and fixes. One of the important new features is the support for symbolic links in Windows 7. Now Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder will work flawlessly under Windows 7.
There is a new option to set the cache folder location. This is extremely useful if you have a large collection of photos and you are lacking space on your system drive.
A lot of GUI improvements and fixes are also available. You can now set each column’s auto-size attribute individually, some issues with column sizing and splitter were also fixed.
An enhanced Move/Delete files window will report details for the operation. If files were in use during the delete operation and they could not be moved/deleted they will be listed so that you can free the files and retry the delete operation.
The program will check for Recycle Bin size and show a warning if you want to delete the files to Recycle Bin and there is not enough space available. Automatic delete can now also delete read-only files.
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Fast Duplicate File Finder 220.127.116.11 is released packed with new features. The new enhanced Browse for Folder dialog will let you add multiple folders at once. “Remove from list groups containing single file after delete/move” option is added. “Show user checked files in different color” and “Show user checked files in bold font” are useful in order to track the files that you have checked manually. The auto Check option to check “Files with newer dates” can be used to preserve your original files. New Auto Check option to check “Files with bigger sizes” in similarity mode is also available. A handy new feature is available via popup menu in the folders list – “Disable self-Scan For This Folder”. This is useful if you want to scan two (or more) folders against each other. You can now export the duplicates list to XML or CSV file. Added grid popup menu item “Check All Except Excluded” (CTRL+E) which will check all files except the excluded ones from the Advanced dialog in Auto-check options or files whose folder is excluded from auto-check. A lot of other new features and fixes are available. Please check the complete “What’s New” list below.
You can now add multiple folders at once using the enhanced Browse for Folder dialog.
Added new option “Remove from list groups containing single file after delete/move”.
Added new option “Show user checked files in different color”.
Added new option “Show user checked files in bold font”.
Added new Auto Check option to check “Files with newer dates”.
Added new Auto Check option to check “Files with bigger sizes” in similarity mode (available only in Pro version)
Added folder popup menu “Disable self-Scan For This Folder”. This is useful if you want to scan two (or more) folders against each other. (available only in Pro version)
Export the results to XML or CSV file. (available only in Pro version)
Added grid popup menu item “Check All Except Excluded” (CTRL+E) which will check all files except the excluded ones from the Advanced dialog in Auto-check options or files whose folder is excluded from auto-check.
Added grid popup menu item “Properties” which shows windows explorer file properties window.
Ctrl+K checks the selected files (also available as a grid popup menu)
Ctrl+U unchecks the selected files (also available as a popup menu)
Quick rename files using F2 or Rename grid popup menu.
Left and Right arrow keys can now be used to navigate to previous/next duplicate in the big preview window.
Enter and ‘C’ key checks/unchecks the duplicate in the big preview window.
Added line nubmers in duplicate results grid.
Fixed column sorting on all columns.
There are now two separate columns for File Name and Folder.
A new scan method is available based on EXIF timestamp. “EXIF Date Time Original” will compare only the EXIF timestamp of the photos and group them according to the time difference in seconds set by the user. This new feature is very handy for finding sets of photographs taken in burst mode. If you shoot in RAW mode you can choose the best shots from the set and save valuable space by deleting the rest. (see the screenshots on the right)
The scan precision in “Visual Compare” mode is now increased and lets you set a fractional part. You can now set precise percentage e.g. – 95.1%, 95.2%, etc.
The files checked by the user are now marked in a different color (blended green) than the ones from the auto-mark feature. This lets you easily distinguish the modifications in the list that you have applied manually.
The comparing images phase is now 50% faster than before. We are constantly improving the performance of the tool and we will soon release a comparison table for your reference.
There are some slight improvements in the GUI too. Line numbers are added in the duplicate results grid for easier navigation. New keyboard shortcuts are also available :
Ctrl+K checks selected files (also available as a popup menu)
Ctrl+U unchecks selected files (also available as a popup menu)
Ctrl+I inverts the checked status of the selected files (also available as a popup menu)
Ctrl+A selects all files in the list
Left and Right arrow keys can now be used to navigate in the big preview window.
Enter and ‘C’ key now checks/unchecks the duplicate in the big preview window.
Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder – improved duplicates list.
(note the files in blended green marked manually)
The project file size is reduced with 50% and loads faster. An important issue is fixed that was causing the application to freeze when the user tries to move duplicate images and there is not enough free space on target device.
An improved management of large files (over 2GB) is applied.
We would like to remind you here also that besided the duplicate search features of the product we have also added the Photo Search feature. It is very convinient in cases when you would like to search in your library for similar images by given sample(s). It will list all the images in the selected folders that are similar to the loaded samples.
Finding your wedding photos is now pretty easy. Do you remember the photo you sent to John? Just load it in Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder and it will find the rest of the set for you.
We are planning to release a new major update of Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder soon which will introduce valuable new features. The new 3.x.x.x release will require a new license that will grant you free updates until the next 4.x.x.x major update.
We would like to thank you for registering your copies and supporting our hard work towrds bringing you the fasted and the most feature-rich duplicate photo search application.
Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder 18.104.22.168 is available for download. This release includes additional options that give you extra control over the precision level. Memory usage is extremely reduced. It is now possible to detect grayscale duplicates of images. We are proud to present you this much more stable and fast version. You can find the list of all changes fixes and additions here.
Core Improved: Added options to perform smart image comparing using grayscale. It is now possible to detect grayscale duplicates of images.
Core Improved: Added option to select the duplicate finding process precision level. See help for details
Core Improved: Tweaked memory usage. Now the program uses up to 50% less memory when comparing images. This fixes some issues comparing large number of image files.
Core Improved: The image comparing process is now executed in a separate thread, thus avoiding GUI lockups.
Core Improved: Code cleanup and optimization. The scanning process is about 5-10% faster.
Core Bug fix: Tweaked again the auto select duplicate routine.
Core Bug fix: Fixed loading images with extensions that differ from the actual image format, e.g. the extension is .jpg, but the file is in BMP format.
GUI Improved: The folder list is auto saved and auto loaded on next startup.
GUI Improved: The last folder from Add Folder dialog is auto saved and auto loaded on next startup.
GUI Improved: Program window position and state is auto saved and auto loaded on next startup.
The new version of Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder is released and available for download. Including additional optimizations it is even faster than before and much more precise. User interface is improved and some limitations are removed. Please have a look at the What’s new page for complete list of the new features and improvements.