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Duplicate Photo Finder?

2256 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 24, 2009 6:29 AM by fltman7 RSS
Phillip Larsen Calculating status...
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Feb 22, 2009 8:39 PM
I am hoping someone can offer a suggestion for removing duplicate photos in iPhoto. I have a lot of them.

I have installed Duplicate Annihilator. $7.95 for full version.

Anyone have other suggestions?

Thanks in advance,

Phil
  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (55,075 points)
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    Feb 22, 2009 9:43 PM (in response to Phillip Larsen)
    That is the best solution - what problem are you haveing with it?

    LN
    2.1 GHz iMac G5 with 500 GB internal HD, Mac OS X (10.5.5), iPhoto 7.1.4, 750 GB OWC firewire 400 external drive, Sony DSC-H5 camera
  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,900 points)
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    Feb 22, 2009 11:06 PM (in response to Phillip Larsen)
    Drop an email to the makes of Duplicate Annihilator. They are very helpful and active in supporting their product.

    Regards

    TD
    MacBook Pro 15 2.4 C2D / iMac 20" 2.66 C2D, Mac OS X (10.5), 4 gig RAM/ 4 gig RAM
  • fltman7 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Feb 24, 2009 6:29 AM (in response to Phillip Larsen)
    That can be achieved by using some iPhoto features. If you used both the *set duplicates comments* and the *set originals comments* in the Duplicate Annihilator preferences then you can easily locate the duplicates and the originals in iPhoto. There are several methods to compare those and here is one solution in three steps:

    1. Search for "original" in iPhoto, set the flag (or a keyword) on those images

    2. Create a smart album that lists images based on description and make sure that it lists both the originals and the duplicates

    3. You will now have a alum with the duplicates and the corresponding originals and the originals are a easy to identify by the flag (or keyword).

    If you have any further questions please contact us at propaganda(at)brattoo(dot)com.

    Best Regards
    Anders, Brattoo Propaganda Software

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