Clone Killer

Version: 
19980523
Release date: 
Saturday, 23 May, 1998

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Clone Killer is a freeware duplicate file finder with DB. Source code included.

Features:

  • Freeware under the GPL
  • comes with source, so there is space for you to improve the code and send to the author your improvements
  • finds files on any kind of drive (hard drives, cd's, network drives)
  • uses crc32 (slower) or md5 (quicker) checksum algorithm
  • uses own config file for easy configuration and adaption
  • scans complete drives or only subdirs
  • scan directories or also recurses into directories
  • scans for given specified filetypes ( maybe only *.jpg or *.gif or both or...)
  • stores values in database (example: you have files already on cd and dont want to scan these cd's every time you try to find your clones)
  • generates "CMD" file to delete the clones found or run it in "unattended" mode in a batch file..
  • delete all duplicates found or files only from specified drives or directories
This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

19980523 (23/5/1998) Readme/What's new
README for Clone Killer for OS/2 since i needed a program to find and eliminate duplicate files on my cd's and harddisks and since the already available programs for OS/2 didn't work the way i wanted to find my files, i wrote my own "clone killer" Features: - Freeware under the GPL (since i consider it a rather "quick hack" :-) - comes with source, so there is space for you to improve the code and send me your improvements - finds files on any kind of drive (hard drives, cd's, network drives) - uses crc32 (slower) or md5 (quicker) checksum algorithm - uses own config file for easy configuration and adaption - scans complete drives or only subdirs - scan directories or also recurses into directories - scans for given specified filetypes ( maybe only *.jpg or *.gif or both or...) - stores values in database (example: you have files already on cd and dont want to scan these cd's every time you try to find your clones) - generates "CMD" file to delete the clones found or run it in "unattended" mode in a batch file.. - delete all duplicates found or files only from specified drives or directories Latest versions can be obtained from "http:\\www.nheller.de" under the "freeware" section TO DO LIST: (things that i or you may add or change) - change the "Array Database" - clean up the code and make some improvements on sorting / scanning / filtering - Port to GCC or EMX - Port to Windows/NT - Linux ... have fun, Norbert Heller, Mai 1998 email: "norbertheller@swol.de" www: "http:\\www.nheller.de"
 hobbes.nmsu.edu/download/pub/os2/util/file/clone_kill.zip
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