Last updated: June 14, 2019
One of the things you can do to free up disk space of your Windows system is by removing duplicate photos. In addition to freeing up disk space, removing duplicate photos can also make your files be more well-organized.
Since Windows has no built-in feature to remove duplicate photos, you need a third party tool to remove duplicate photos. In general, a duplicate photo remover app works by scanning your hard drive. They will then present to you the scanning results. You can easily remove the found duplicate photos directly from the app without having to manually delete them from File Explorer.
Following are our tool recommendations that you can use to remove duplicate photos on Windows.
1. Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro
The first tool you can try to remove duplicate photos on Windows is Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro. In addition to Windows, this app is also available for Mac, Android, and iOS. Not just photos, this app can also be used to remove other image formats generally. From PNG, GIF, EPS, BMP, ICO and so on. There are some scanning parameters you can set on Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro. For instance, you can set the matching level to set the scanning accuracy. You can also instruct the app to ignore certain image formats during scanning. Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro itself is a paid app. You have a chance to give this app a try for 24 hours for free to figure out if it really works the way you expected.
2. Remo Duplicate Photos Remover
Remo Duplicate Photos Remover is one of the products of Remo Software company. The tool features a proprietary algorithm called Dedupe Algorithm to scan for identical or similar photos. There is also an option to set the matching level to set the scanning accuracy. However, this tool gives you no option to exclude image formats. It will scan all image formats without exception. This tool allows you to remove the found duplicate photos directly from the app. Remo Duplicate Photos Remover is also a paid app. Demo version is available with limitation of removing only 15 photos. In addition to Windows, this app is also available for Mac, Android, and iOS.
3. Duplicate Photo Cleaner
Duplicate Photo Cleaner offers more features than the two first tools above. One of which, it allows you to save scan results into a file. This feature is pretty useful if you have not enough time to perform an immediate action after scanning. There are also more options regarding the scanning process. This tool offers four different scan modes; Standard Scan, Sector Detail Scan, Folder Comparison, and Same Subject Scan. Duplicate Photos Cleaner allows you to set the matching level (called similarity threshold) and exclude image formats. In addition to Windows, Duplicate Photo Cleaner is also available for Mac.
4. Duplicate Files Fixer
Duplicate Files Fixer is not developed specifically to be a duplicate photo remover. Instead, you can use it to scan and remove duplicate files generally. Even so, this tool has a feature to exclude file formats so you can instruct it to scan only image file formats. Or, you can select a folder that consists only photo files to use this tool to remove duplicate photos. Duplicate Files Fixer comes with an Automark feature that automatically selects the found duplicate files. So, you don’t need to select the duplicate files manually one by one. Duplicate Files Fixer itself is a paid app. There is a 24-hour demo version to allow you to test if this tool suits your needs or not. In addition to Windows, Duplicate Files Fixer is also available for Mac and Android.
5. Duplicate Cleaner
Same as Duplicate Files Fixer, Duplicate Cleaner is also not developed specifically to remove duplicate photos. Instead, this is developed to help you to scan and remove duplicate files generally. But, since you can select only a specific folder, Duplicate Files Fixer can also be a great tool to remove duplicate photos. Also, you can exclude and include file formats to be scanned. Meaning that you can instruct Duplicate Cleaner to scan only image files. Duplicate Cleaner offers lots of search parameters to perform a more accurate scanning.
6. Easy Duplicate Finder
Easy Duplicate Finder is developed by the same company as Duplicate Photo Cleaner so no wonder if they have a similar interface. While Duplicate Photo Cleaner is developed specifically to be duplicate photo remover, Easy Duplicate Finder has a more extensive use. You can use this tool to find and remove the duplicate files of other file formats than image. Including audio and document. To allow you to find duplicate photos more easily, this tool allows you to exclude/include certain file formats. Easy Duplicate Finder will automatically select the found duplicate files to allow you instantly remove them.