* Description

Duplicate File Finder Mini is a 100% freeware that used to fast find and delete the large (1 MB+) duplicate files on all your hard disks and removable storage devices, so as to recover your valuable disk space.

It works very fast, usually, doing a fully finding only spend tens of seconds depending on the size of your drives (about one minute per 300 GB files). Besides, it is also very easy to use, only need to click the "Find Now!" button to get your want.

After done a finding, it will show the result instantly: sorting by size in descending, marking the adjacent duplicate file groups by different colors, showing the name, path, size (MB), type, date modified of all files. In order to let you operating the duplicate files conveniently.

And you can do some common actions for the checked duplicate files / highlighted file in the result listing, such as Save, Load, Move to Recycle Bin, Delete, Open/Run, Open File Location, Uncheck All, Invert Checks and Show Properties. Also, it provides you with some useful options to control the scanning sources and compared result, such as if do NOT scan the system / hidden files and exclude the system / special folders.

Please note that it is not only used to save your disk space, but also reduce the management costs and avoid the unnecessary confusion via found and abandoned the redundant duplicate files.

At last, there are two things you need to know: 1. it only scans the files with the large size (reach 1 MB), because the average PC users do not care about the small files, and the small files can only recover a small amount of disk space. 2. The Mini edition compares files based on the size (in bytes), not file name or last modified date. And it does not compare the file contents, however, for the large files, it can ensure the most duplicate files are right, but not 100%, so, please carefully remove the very small part of the uncertainty duplicate files.

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# Link Code

Download Download v3.1 for Windows®, 476 KB, updated at Apr 15, 2014

* Usage <Top>

As you see, it is very easy to use, just click the <Find Now!> button to get the result (large duplicate files) with fast speed.

Once done, the result will be shown automatically, and you can do some actions by clicking the toolbar buttons or the context menu items for the checked duplicate files / highlighted file. All the toolbar commands have tooltips and shortcut keys.

All things are very simple, just try it, and it is 100% FREE.

# Here are two things should be noted:

  • As you see, on the start interface, the "Scan All Hard Disks & Removable Storage Devices Except Operating System Drive" option is selected by default. Why? Because: 1. System drive already has some duplicate files by default, such as some DLL files. 2. Mistakenly deleted the files in system drive may cause the Operating System or some software cannot work properly.
    So, even you scanned system drive, we still recommend you do not delete the duplicate system files (such as .DLL, .EXE, .OCX), except these files are not located in the system folders (such as Program Files, Windows, Application Data).
  • There are a few hidden shortcuts on the Result interface: <Space/Double-click> - check/uncheck current row; <Enter> - open/run the file of current item. These are just the Windows operating habits.

# Here are some important operations, FYI.

Load Result (*.D2FM) on the Start Interface
Click the <Load> blue button (bottom left, first).

Set Finding Options (About Hidden / System Files, Excluding System / Special Folders)
Click the <Options> blue button (bottom left, third).

Only Retain One File for All Duplicate Groups (Delete All Others)
Check the needful file for each group, and then click the <Invert> button to invert the checks, at last, click the <Delete> button to delete all other unwanted files.
Tips: you may need to change the filter to see fewer files.
Download Download v3.1 for Windows®, 476 KB, updated at Apr 15, 2014

* Softpedia's Review <Top>

QuoteThis lightweight application delivers a simple approach to identifying and deleting large duplicate files in order to gain valuable space

Compact and easy to use

The main window of the application is pretty small, but manages to squeeze in everything you need to work with. Most space is taken up by rather unnecessary buttons that either let you spread news about the application over various social network sites, or take you online for various reasons.

Luckily, the "Find Now!" button captures your attention from the start, so you clean the computer as soon as possible. There are two scanning options available, one that includes every storage device, and the other same as above except the drive where your operating system is located.

This makes it pretty easy to use, but a more thorough selection method would have come in handy, as you can get stuck with no result if only working with one partition.

Quickly find duplicate files and delete them

Hitting the big "Find Now!" generates a result in a matter of seconds. A new window is brought up where duplicate files are enlisted, and sorted by default according to size in a descending order.

In case you are unsure whether to delete a file or not, you can open its location or run it to see what it's all about. By default, all files are left unchecked so you don't accidentally delete any file that could damage your computer if removed.

To end with

Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Duplicate File Finder Mini gives a helping hand in cleaning your computer and freeing up a little more space on your hard disk drive. It can only detect files larger that 1MB, but it does a pretty good job. In case you need a little extra space, or just consider it's spring cleaning time for you computer, give this little utility a try.
Download Download v3.1 for Windows®, 476 KB, updated at Apr 15, 2014

* Update History <Top>

Version
Release/Update Date
New Features Bug Fixes
3.1
Apr 15, 2014
  • Displays the statistics of the checked files.
  • Supports to highlight the selected group.
  • Supports to open/run the highlighted file by a friendlier way: double-click.
  • Optimized some interface texts, especially, the singular and plural, e.g. file/files, folder/folders, byte/bytes, group/groups, second/seconds, minute/minutes, and so on.
3.0
Dec 03, 2013
  • Supports to save / load the result.
  • Adds the result filter (by size).
  • New user interface, more beautiful and friendlier.
  • Added option: Anyway, do NOT scan the system files (yes/no).
  • Added option: Anyway, do NOT scan the hidden files (yes/no).
  • Added option: Anyway, do NOT scan the following system / special folders. The default setting contains Windows, Program Files and Application Data for All Users / Current User folders, and more.
  • Supports to invert checks. Now, you can only check one file for all groups, and then click <Invert> button to check all other files (only retain one file for all groups).
  • Provides more statistics on the result interface, such as scanned files/folders/drives counts and size, the found files/groups counts and size, spent (seconds or minutes) and filtered files/groups counts and size.
  • Optimized the prompt displaying algorithm to get the faster scanning and comparing speeds.
  • Optimized the "Open/Run", "Open Location" and "Display Properties" actions: only for the highlighted file, not all checked files.
  • Does not need your confirmation for every file, only asks one time (with file counts) for all unwanted duplicate files before deleting.
  • Uses the intelligent unit and decimal for file sizes and spent times.
  • Uses the thousands separator to display all numbers.
  • If it is finding duplicate files currently, it will show the prompt when you exit this program.
  • Does not allow you to change the search conditions during finding.
  • Prompts you to save the result when close the unsaved result window.
  • The more reasonable size categories.
  • Adds the following prompt to the result interface: It sorts the result by file size in descending and displays the two adjacent groups in different color, in order to help you to locate the larger unwanted files. By default, it does not check any file, please manually check the unwanted duplicate files for deleting. Please retain one file for a group at least, unless you are sure that all files in this group are unwanted.
  • Moved all actions which need to run the default email client to the online webpages, in order to avoid the confusion if who has not a default email client.
  • Asks you to know the detail of Plus edition when the result shows.
  • Does not display the grid in the result list.
  • Optimized its official webpage.
  • Sometimes, it does not set the colors for the adjacent groups properly after delete all files under a group.
  • A little wrong/unsuitable text.
2.0
Oct 04, 2013
  • Adds "Find Us on facebook/Twitter/Google+" functions.
  • Adds "View All Duplicate File Finder Products" and "View Company Homepage" functions.
  • Activates the browser after opened a webpage.
  • Optimized the product logo.
  • Optimized the definition of software icons.
  • Reduced the installer size.
1.2
Jan 08, 2013
  • Publish as freeware.
  • Optimized performance: does all processes in the memory to make the speed increased more than 20 times.
  • Optimized the interface and documentation.
  • Can display the spent time on the result interface.
  • Added function: Show Properties for the checked duplicate files.
  • Added option: check system drive or not.
1.1
Sep 27, 2007
  • Added the following functions to the Result interface: Move to Recycle Bin, Uncheck All.
1.0
Oct 11, 2004
  • New release.
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I'm using Duplicate File Finder Mini, it is used to find and delete the large (1 MB+) duplicate files on your hard disks and removable storage devices, so as to recover the valuable disk space. It works very fast (about 1 minute per 300 GB files).

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