Cisdem Duplicate Finder 5.2.0 Improves Scanning Speed and Cancels Starting Photos App

Peter William
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Cisdem Duplicate Finder for Mac version 5.2.0 has been released recently. The new version optimizes the scanning feature, with speed improved and Photos app launch canceled.

Cisdem Duplicate Finder is a simple and practical tool to detect and find duplicate files and photos including similar images from the internal or external drive. It can remove duplicate files from different file types like photos, videos, music, documents, etc. while keeping super-fast working speed and high accuracy. Once scan finishes, there are 3 preview modes, helping you easily compare duplicates and similarity side-by-side.

“When you want to scan the Photos Library, you don’t have to open the Photos app anymore,” said Edward Riley, the project manager of Cisdem. “The upgraded version removes this tedious step and ensures you to delete duplicates directly on Cisdem Duplicate Finder.

What’s New in Version 5.2.0?

  • Fixed incompletely scanning issue with macOS 10.15 and later
  • Optimized scanning speed with macOS 10.15 or later
  • Canceled starting Photos app when scanning Photos Library
  • Fixed some minor bugs

Main Features

  • One-click to scan duplicates

It uses the MD5 value checksum algorithm to scan disks as well as folders from Internal HD, External HD, Digital Camera, USB Flash Drive, SD Card, Google Drive, and more.

  • Ignore list

Before scanning, users can add folders, files, or specific extensions like .mp3, .dmg, etc. to the ignore list.

  • Support a large variety of file types

It organizes the search results and sorts them neatly by types of music, videos, images, archives, documents, packages, and others.

  • Find similar images

Scan all popular image formats to identify exact and similar marches, regardless of sizes, resolutions, etc.

  • Batch select unneeded files

After the scanning, the redundant files can be automatically selected. You change the checked options in bulk using the selection rules like “Smart Select”, “Smart by Priority”, “Select Newest”, etc.

  • Preview

The app provides 3 preview modes. For example, if you want to see more details like created date, size, resolution, and path, you can switch to Info mode.

  • Remove duplicates

Just click the “Delete” button to get rid of all duplicates at once. In the “General” tab of “Preferences”, you can choose the removal method as “Move to Trash”, “Remove Permanently”, or “Move to Folder”.

Pricing and Availability

There are two purchase opions for Cisdem Duplicate Finder for Mac. A one-year subscription costs $19.99. A one-time purchase costs $39.99. The free trial version is available, get it here: and purchase it at

About Cisdem

Cisdem, a reputed software company, is dedicated to developing utility tools, PDF tools, multimedia tools, etc. for Mac. The company insists on updating and enhancing its programs to meet market demands. For more details and information, please visit

Peter William
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Peter has always had great enthusiasm for writing, programming and web development. He likes writing about software and technology, his works are featured on some tech blogs or forums like Tom's Hardware, CNET, etc.

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