Generally speaking, it is possible to find duplicate files with the Mac terminal. But this is usually time-consuming and requires a familiarity with command lines. The truth is using a Mac file duplicate finder from iBoysoft can do this task easier and quicker. To enable the iBoysoft Mac file duplicate finder extension, do the following:
Here’s how to download and install it for free to enable the archiver on Mac:
Free download iBoysoft MagicMenu, a comprehensive and intuitive macOS right-click tool that contains various helpful extensions.
Click on the installer file in the Mac Downloads folder and follow the on-screen prompts to complete installation. iBoysoft MagicMenu included with duplicate finder will launch automatically once finished installing.
On the main interface of iBoysoft MagicMenu, click Extension from the left sidebar. Scroll down to find the Duplicate Files extension and then click the download button next to it.
After you have enabled the iBoysoft Mac file duplicate finder extension on your Mac or MacBook, now you can follow the below tutorial to find duplicate files on Mac and delete them to free up storage space step by step:
Make sure you’ve launched iBoysoft duplicate finder, then locate the folder that contains the duplicate files you want to search. Right-click on it.
Choose Duplicate Files from the context menu. Then click OK to allow iBoysoft Mac file duplicate finder extension to access folders on your Mac.
The duplicate files will be listed together with their occupying storage spaces. To delete part of the found duplicate files, select the duplicate file and click “Delete selected files”. To remove all the found duplicate files from your Mac, just click the “Delete all selected files” option at the top-right corner of the window.
If your purpose is only to find and delete duplicate photos on Mac, you can choose Similar Photos from the right-click menu. Wait for the detecting process to finish, the duplicate photos will be listed if there are any.
Mac will not be able to help you find duplicate images. To automatically detect duplicate photos on Mac, use the iBoysoft MagicMenu duplicate finder extension to help you. Simply download, install, and launch it, go to the folder that contains the duplicate images, and right-click on it. Choose Similar Photos and the Mac duplicate finder extension will detect the duplicate files automatically. Wait for the detecting process to finish, the duplicate photos will be listed if there are many.
iBoysoft Mac file duplicate finder extension is a swift and easy tool built to help you find and safely delete duplicate and similar photos on your Mac. It works with Mac internal disk and net drive. You just need to press the Similar Photos button or Duplicate Files button and the iBoysoft MagicMenu extension will find duplicate files or very similar photos automatically on the drive.
The best and most automatic way to find and remove duplicate files or images on Mac is to use a duplicate file finder software. One tool that is capable of doing it and we recommend is called iBoysoft Mac file duplicate finder. With the help of this neat app, you can get rid of duplicate files and photos from your Mac within a few clicks.
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