The process starts with choosing the language of installer. In Setup Wizard accept the terms of agreement for using this software, select components related to creation of shortcut icons on desktop, choose an installation folder in the system memory by clicking the Browse button and then click Install button. After the installation process is completed successfully in a short time, you can run Duplicate Cleaner easily on your PC and can launch it on the browser for viewing Welcome page and other useful links.
You can search particular files by choosing regular mode, image mode or audio mode. You can search files on the basis of duplicate content, same or similar file name, same creation date, same size and same modification date. You can search images and audios with same resolution, aspect ratio, rotated, flipped, artist name, title and similar album name. You can use further search options for excluding particular files or folders and can apply search filters for including or excluding any extension, file size and file dates.
You can manually choose the location of files or folders in Duplicate Cleaner by browsing your system hierarchy. You can search directories, expand them to further specify the location and select the desired folder for using its path for further searching. Moreover you can select any folder by browsing, enter folder name manually, remove all selected paths from the list and scan all subfolders for finding the required files.
After the scan locations are selected, you can start scan for finding duplicate files and can delete them with a single click. It displays summary about scan details such as number of scanned files, duplicate files and time taken by the search. After that you can mark files that you wish to delete. The selection assistant options help you mark more than one file at a time to save your time. Quick Columns option deals with groups of files and audio files. You can search folders too, but this search is available in Pro version only.
Duplicate Cleaner has two types of license available for its users. Free version has no charges and it can be used for non-commercial use only. It is limited in terms of a few features. Pro version can be purchased online for $29.95 USD and it can be used for commercial use. It includes many additional features such as byte scanning, ultra reliable file hashing techniques, scanning via command line instructions, comparing audio content, finding shared duplicate files or folders and much more.