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jantman 07-16-2007 10:28 AM

Find duplicate videos and pictures
 
Between being a photographer and getting most of my television news via downloads (not to mention the downloaded TV shows), I have a hard drive that's littered with many Gigs of photos and movies. Many of the TV news clips were downloaded by a script, and it turns out that there are quite a few dupes, in different directories, with different names.

Mind you, the big issue here is that they have different names.

I was wondering whether anyone can suggest some software to identify duplicate videos or pictures (need something that will handle both, or different packages for each) which have *different* names, and either display them and allow deletion or just output a list that could be turned into a playlist?

Thanks,
Jason

ciotog 07-17-2007 02:28 AM

I don't know about videos, but apparently (according to a recent Linux Journal article) digiKam is able to locate duplicate images. I imagine it sorts by file creation date and picks out exact matches or something, which wouldn't be too hard to write a script for any file format.

ciotog 07-17-2007 02:31 AM

Actually the following app might be what you're looking for:

http://www.pixelbeat.org/fslint/


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