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5 Best iTunes Duplicate Remover for Mac (macOS Sierra Included)

2016-09-21 21:42:19 / Posted byMegan Charles to Utility Follow @ Megan

I have too many duplicate songs in the iTunes library on Mac, and I want to remove duplicates in iTunes. Is there any iTunes duplicate songs manager or cleaner which can detect and remove iTunes duplicate songs? So far I spare no effort to search iTunes duplicate removal but in vain. Can someone recommend me a iTunes Duplicate Remover for Mac? - From a Mac user who wants to delete duplicate songs in iTunes.

Are you frustrated with managing duplicate iTunes tracks on your Mac? Do you have lots of duplicate musics in iTunes that you want to clean up? Music lovers may have stored thousands or even millions of songs in iTunes music library, however, countless song duplicates occur due to frequent uses and large collection. So many iTunes users or music fans are looking for an effective solution to help them clean up iTunes duplicates. Here we will recommend 5 best iTunes duplicate remover including free one to help you find and delete duplicate songs in iTunes in the below content.

Part one: 5 Best iTunes Duplicate Remover for Mac

Part two: Comparison among 5 best iTunes duplicate remover

Part one: 5 Best iTunes Duplicate Remover for Mac

iTunes(Free)

Launch iTunes on your Mac, Choose "View > Show Duplicate Items" to show duplicate items. If you have multiple versions of the same song, you can hold the Alt or Option key and choose "View > Show Exact Duplicate Items". Then, duplicate songs would be sorted and displayed for you to review. Select duplicate items and remove the duplicate items by choosing "Edit > Delete". If you get a big amount of duplicates, this might cost you much time. 

Cisdem Duplicate Finder

Cisdem Duplicate Finder is a powerful and professional iTunes duplicate remover which allows you to find and remove duplicate files fast and accurately. It can locate duplicate videos, images, compressed files, documents, duplicate songs in iTunes, etc. First, you have to download and install Cisdem Duplicate Finder on your Mac. Then, choose a iTunes folder which contains a bunch of iTunes music files to scan. And all the duplicate songs will be listed, select them to delete. You can remove all the duplicates iTunes songs with one click, this is much easier than using iTunes. You can download this iTunes duplicate remover below and remove all your duplicate iTunes songs on Mac.

Download Cisdem Duplicate Finder for free trial!

Tunes Sweeper

Tunes Sweeper is a good iTunes clean-up app which enables you to quickly find and remove duplicates tracks and music in your iTunes library. Tune Sweeper search for iTunes duplicate tracks based on your preferred search criteria, such as matching track names, artist, and album. It will shows the duplicates found in your iTunes library in groups and suggests which tracks to keep based on your preference. Then keep the tracks and remove unwanted duplicates from iTunes library. Optionally, tracks removed from iTunes are backed up for safe keeping.

Download Tunes Sweeper for free trial to remove duplicates from iTunes!

iTunes Duplicates Cleaner

iTunes Duplicates Cleaner is made for cleaning up duplicated tracks in iTunes library and help you get rid of iTunes duplicate tracks. This iTunes duplicate remover sorts duplicated tracks into groups according to user defined various conditions, and checks those tracks should be deleted smartly. Then you can delete and remove thousands of duplicates from your iTunes library in less than one minute. With iTunes Duplicates Cleaner, all iTunes duplicate tracks will be removed with just few clicks.

Download iTunes Duplicates Cleaner for Mac!

TuneUp

TuneUp is another well-known iTunes cleaner and organizer. This iTunes duplicate cleaner can help you remove duplicates, and also repair mislabelled songs and add missing cover art. There's a free trial that allows you to fix 50 tracks, but the full version will cost you $32. TuneUp seems to be a little pricey and less automatic. It does save a lot of time, but you still have to finish some operations to utterly clean up your iTunes library, such as manual dragging files to this program from iTunes.

Download TuneUp for free trial to remove duplicate tracks from iTunes!

Part two: Comparison among 5 best iTunes duplicate remover

After the brief introduction of 5 best iTunes duplicate remover, many music fans wants to choose the best or the suitable one. So in order to meet these needs, we make a comparsion among these iTunes duplicate remover. The contents include system requirements, price, supported iTunes version, pros and cons. You can see the details of each iTunes duplicate remover on the below screenshot.

iTunes Duplicate Remover System Requirements iTunes version Price Pros Cons
iTunes Mac OS X v10.6 and higher iTunes 11 and later  Free It can locate duplicate items even exact duplicate items. Delete duplicates one by one, it's time-consuming
Cisdem Duplicate Finder Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and newer No requirements $29.99 Find duplicate songs, videos, photos, etc.Very easy to use Not free
Tunes Sweeper Mac OS X 10.7 or higher iTunes 10, 11 or 12 $24.99 Remove unwanted duplicates from iTunes library,backup them before deleting Not free and duplicates can't be removed when using free version 
iTunes Duplicates Cleaner No explanation No explanation $14.95 Sort duplicated tracks into groups and clean up duplicates, easy to use Not free and can't select all the duplicates with one click
Tune Up Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later iTunes 10.7 and higher $32 Remove duplicates, repair mislabelled songs and add missing cover art A little pricey, and not interface friendly

Conclusion:

As we can see from the screenshot above, TuneUp is the most expensive iTunes duplicate remover compared to other four iTunes duplicate remover. And Cisdem Duplicate Finder not only helps you find and remove duplicates from iTunes, but it also can locate duplicate photos, videos, documents, etc. Believe that nobody’s Mac has no duplicate photos and other duplicate files. So Cisdem Duplicate Finder is definitely the most valuable duplicate file remover. Other three iTunes duplicate remover do have similar features, you can choose one from them when you just want to remove duplicate iTunes tracks. In all, Cisdem Duplicate Finder is highly recommended as the best choice to find and remove duplicate iTunes musics.

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3 Responses

  • Zhan Hui

    Hi, I figure that you can delete all the song duplicates in iTunes simply by highlighting all the songs in the list (press Cmd+A) and then right click on the list (select Delete)

    8 months ago REPLY
  • Francis

    I tried three iTunes duplicate removers and they all worked well. But i like Cisdem DuplicateFinder most, because of its simple interface.

    8 months ago REPLY
  • Indira

    I just bought Dupe Away and got a feeling I got duped. It hasn't done anything it promises. Wish I could find this article earlier.

    1 years ago REPLY

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