Create Breathtaking Images with GIMP by Deleting Duplicate Files

Organise GIMP by Deleting Duplicate Photos

Enhance colors, set those wonky horizons straight, and master visual effects and layers (a key feature that Photoshop boasts most) — GIMP does it all. GIMP is a free, open-source image-editing app whose functionality rivals that of Adobe Photoshop and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

Its in fact, an image-manipulation beast that supports a customizing interface, offering you all kinds of complex image and photo enhancements, and includes digital retouches, broad device support, and many graphics (file formats). It works simply great on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

There’s always a fancy thing about using GIMP, but it’s “without a price tag” is a hindrance, not an advantage.

That excellent, free performance has its cost: you’ll end up having duplicate photos scattered everywhere in your drives. Duplicates are nasty and they run you out of your disk space when you import your photos. Remember: Duplicates reside everywhere in your drives, folders and even subfolders.

Steer Clear of Freeware.

Why? Not all freeware are good. Most simply don’t have the muscle to take care of your dupes. They do not scan (a custom scan), produce a report, and offer you an error-checking facility. And, most important of all, almost all freeware limit themselves to these formats only: JPG, JPEG, BMP, and TIF.

Try Clone Files Checker (CFC)

CFC scans everything, both known and unknown file types. Make good use of CFC. Here’s how:

1. Download/Install CFC and launch it.

2. Tap Include to Scan and hit Add

3. Now select any folder that contains GIMP photos. (Add as many as you want.) Tap Ok.

4. Now you’ve something extra: Custom search option. Here you can customize your search. Limit your search to find any specific format (JPEG, BMP, or any photo format you want it to scan), file size (it can be any size, from 10KB to 2MB), or any folder/subfolder. Everything is now at your fingertips.

5. And it doesn’t stop here. CFC allows you to identify unrecognized photo formats as well. Here’s how: Tap Settings → Filter Settings → Images (add unknown file extensions here, one-by-one and separated by commas) → OK → and hit Scan. Simple, isn’t it?

6. Now tap Start Search and wait (it wouldn’t take much time).

7. All done! Now again, you’ve two options: Quick-Fix or Review & Fix. Quick-Fix removes all dupes instantly. Review & Fix allows you to choose which photos you want to delete. Choose any one option you prefer.

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