Category: Digital Photo Tools
License: Free to try
PhotoSweeper helps quickly and efficiently eliminate similar or duplicate photos. Photos are compared regardless of their sizes or formats and grouped by similarity. It works with photos from iPhoto libraries as well as photos from your Mac. You have a huge photo collection and need a tool to clean it up. You take a lot of photos to get the perfect one, and removing others takes a long time. Your photos occupy a lot of disk space and you want to remove junk photos. Then PhotoSweeper is for you. Just drag and drop folders to allow PhotoSweeper to find all photos inside. Add more photos from your iPhoto library via the Media window. Use 6 different methods to find similar or duplicate photos even edited in external programs such Photoshop regardless of image size or format.
PhotoSweeper was developed to be extremely fast for comparing large number of photos. Using efficient caches allows you to make the next comparison much faster. You have an opportunity to regroup the results on-the-fly by changing a matching level of similarity. Review results in “Photo Pair” or “Groups” mode. Put photos into a virtual container, “Box”. Delete, move, copy photos from the Box. Bulk rename photos while copying or moving. PhotoSweeper provides an up-to-date photo browser with such features as: fast loading of thumbnails, Quick Look preview, drag and drop support, showing paths, ratings, labels, etc. A comprehensive user manual is available in the Help menu.
What’s new in this version:
- iPhoto support. Drag and drop photos from the Media window to add photos from your iPhoto library.
- Extra settings for “Duplicates Only” method. Now you can skip metadata (EXIF) while comparing.
- Auto Put rules. Set preferences to define which photos are put into the Box for the “Auto Put into Box” command.