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Does Picture Keeper Skip duplicates?

Duplicate Detection

Picture Keeper compares the numerous attributes of a photo to determine duplicates. The duplicate detection and skipping are pretty advanced. We use an algorithm to look at the binary data behind the photo (all the 1’s and 0’s) to see if it is truly a duplicate, regardless of file name. Only 1 copy of the photo will be downloaded to the Picture Keeper.

  • Even if you have 2 of the same photo image, but they have different file names (jpg001, jpg002), we will skip 1 of them.
  • Conversely, if you had 2 different photo images, but they both had the same file name (example jpg001, jpg001) we will treat those as unique pictures.

If you want to delete these duplicates off your computer there is a skipped duplicates checklist you can print off in the options of the Picture Keeper software. This will show you where all your duplicates are located throughout your computer.

  • Start the Picture Keeper software

  • Click the gear icon on the upper right and select Print Skipped Duplicates Report

If you need any additional assistance, please contact Picture Keeper Support.

Updated on August 16, 2017

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