If you have extensively used your Photos app or iPhoto and have stored thousands of pictures in it then there are chances that your iPhoto or Photos library may get out of hand with thousands of photos, lots of duplicate items, and sometimes multiple copies of libraries and they are consuming your Mac disk space. How to delete duplicates from Photos app or iPhoto with duplicate file finder mac so that your libraries have all the good stuff, but none of the duplicates?
Of course, you can scan every photo in your iPhoto or Photos collection and delete every duplicate manually, but that’s a trick. Because it is time consuming and will be very difficult to find and delete all duplicates if you have thousands of photos in your library. Here I will tell you an easy way about how to delete duplicates from photos.
Before I show you the way to remove duplicate photos in iPhoto or Photos, it is important to know how much Mac disk space your photo collection is consuming; there is an easy way to figure it out. Just open Finder and right-click the Pictures folder under Favorites, choosing Get Info. A window will pop up with a number, which will reflect how much space your different photo libraries like iPhoto or Photos are consuming.
You can write down this number or capture the screen. After you use the below efficient way to remove all duplicates from photo libraries, use the same way to write down that number again. Comparing the two numbers, you will know how much space your duplicate photos are consuming and how much disk space are released.
In order to quickly remove duplicates from iPhoto or Photos libraries and free up Mac disk space, we have to turn to one of the best duplicate photo remover - Cisdem DuplicateFinder for Mac. It helps you to manage and organize your photo collection effectively by finding all unnecessary duplicate photos on your Mac and removing them safely in a click. It uses the most advanced scanning technology - MD5 value checksum algorithm, which accurately detects the identical files regardless of name and displays them in an easy to understand report.
Cisdem DuplicateFinder not only helps you remove duplicates in iPhoto or Photos, but it also can find and remove duplicate music, archive, documents, videos, package, etc on Mac or from other storage devices like external hard drive, digital camera. It also supports excluding certain folders that you don’t want to be scanned. It is super easy to use; you can try it and see our customer Sally's first impression on this duplicate finder below.
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