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jerome

08 Oct, 2015 07:56 AM

I transferred all my pictures from Iphoto to photo (no choice) but now I fear all has been duplicated... can I use your app to scan al my HD and find the duplicate? I hope it is feasible otherwise, one more deception...
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  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by James on 09 Oct, 2015 01:13 PM

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    Hello Jerome,

    iPhoto and Photos use seperate libraries so you can not scan them together to find duplicates.

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    One more deception? What does that mean?

    Let me know,
    James

  2. 2 Posted by jerome mallefet on 09 Oct, 2015 01:19 PM

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    Hi James
    Thanks for the reply
    I am searching a program that could help to find all duplicates on my Hd (which is a SSD 1Tb) but I split it in 3 partitions and I suspect that I have many many doublons
    So what is the point if I cannot scan and compare Iphotolibrary and photolibrary
    Am I wrong that you seem to say « if not in the same folder » the program is unable to find duplicates????
    Then it seems a bit useless (this is the reason why I wrote one more deception, meaning again a false hope … I though I found THE program)
    Hope you can help
    Jerome

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by James on 09 Oct, 2015 03:58 PM

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    Hi Jerome,

    The Photos / iPhoto library are not simple folders. So you would have to create a specific algorithm to find the duplicates between the two libraries.

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    "Am I wrong that you seem to say « if not in the same folder » the program is unable to find duplicates????"

    This is not correct. You add all the folders you want to scan and it will check between them for duplicates.

    You can also add your "Home" folder to scan your entire user account.

    I hope this explains your issue,
    James

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