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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 4.5.1:

  • NEW: Database: The version and size of the database and the number of files and checksums saved are now displayed at the database tab.
  • UPD: Database: The time required for the search when using the checksums from the database has been significantly reduced.
  • UPD: Database Tool 'Cleanup': A progress bar is now displayed when checking for non-existing files.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The simplified Chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Dutch translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.5:

  • NEW: Now you can store the calculated checksums during a scan for duplicate files into a database. That has the advantage that further file scans requires considerably less time because of the reuse of the stored checksums.
  • NEW: Main Window / Toolbar: Added the button 'Database'.
  • NEW: Database: The storage of the checksums can be individually activated for the search methods 'File Content', 'Similar Pictures' and 'Similar Audio Files'.
  • NEW: Database: Option 'Recalculate checksum if the file size was changed'.
  • NEW: Database: Option 'Recalculate checksum if the file modified date was changed'.
  • NEW: Database / Tools: The button 'Cleanup' removes all checksums of files not exist anymore.
  • NEW: Database / Tools: The button 'Reset' removes all checksums at the database.
  • NEW: Database / Tools: The button 'New' deletes the current database file and creates a new database.
  • NEW: Main Window / Source Folder List: Now all shared network folders and administrative shares (e.g. Admin$) will be listed at the menu entry 'Add Special Folder'.
  • NEW: Main Window / Source Folder List: Added the column 'Info' to display drive names or Windows library names. Double click to edit the information.
  • NEW: Main Window / Filter Lists / Context Menu: Added the command 'Add standard filters'.
  • NEW: Main Window / Archive Files: Now you can check/uncheck all archive types via a right mouse click on the option 'Scan the following archive types'.
  • NEW: Search / Progress Details: Added a button to enlarge & reduce the size of the log window.
  • NEW: Search Result / Toolbar 'Search': Now you can specify to search the groups and/or files.
  • UPD: The French translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • INFO: Windows 7 or higher is now required to install AllDup. Please use the Portable Edition if you want to use AllDup under Windows XP or Windows Vista.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.56

  • NEW: Search Result / File / Context Menu: Added the command 'Move to the top of the group'.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Turkish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.54:

  • NEW: Source Folder List / Context Menu: Added the command 'Add all special folders' at the menu item 'Add Special Folder'.
  • NEW: Search / Progress Details / Archives: Added the button 'Cancel' to stop the process of the current archive file.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The French translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.52:

  • NEW: Search Result / File Preview: Now you can preview pictures with the file extension WEBP.
  • NEW: Search Result / Options / Group Preview: The option 'Show file properties in a single column' enables you to display all file properties in a single column.
  • NEW: Search Result / Group / Context Menu: Added the command 'Reverse file selection'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Files / Context Menu: Added the command 'Copy highlighted files'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Files / Context Menu: Added the command 'Move highlighted files'.
  • NEW: Search Result / File Manager / Actions: Added the option 'Delete file if Recycle Bin not exist'.
  • UPD: Search Result / Group Preview 'Pictures': Added a checkbox to select/deselect the pictures directly at the preview pane.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The external component used for decompression of RAR files has been updated.
  • UPD: The external component used by the PlugIn 'Media Info Viewer' has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.47:

  • UPD: The French translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: The wrong display of the Beta status was removed.

What's New in version 4.4.46:

  • NEW: File Filter: Now you can exclude files from the search on the basis of the created/modified date.
  • NEW: Search Result / Menu 'Select': Added the command 'Select only files without hard links'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Menu Bar/ Options: Added the command 'Choose font'.
  • UPD: File Manager: Now you can create more than 1024 hard links when using the option 'Create hard links'. Please read the new description at the help file.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The French translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.44:

  • NEW: Search Method 'Find similar pictures' / 'Comparison method': Added the new hash method 'bHash' (Blockhash).
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.42:

  • NEW: Search result / Menu bar / Remove: Added the command 'Remove all groups containing only files stored in archives'.
  • UPD: The ukrainian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.40:

  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: Various external components have been updated

What's New in version 4.4.38:

  • NEW: Search Method 'Find similar pictures' / 'Comparison method': The new hash methods 'MD5 (128-Bit)', 'SHA-1 (160-Bit)', 'SHA-2 (256-Bit)', 'SHA-2 (384-Bit)' and 'SHA-2 (512-Bit)' enables you to find exact picture duplicates.
  • NEW: Search Method 'Find similar pictures': Now the checksum can be calculated either by using the entire picture or a smaller area of the picture. This enables you to find corrupted or incomplete pictures as duplicates.
  • NEW: Search Method 'Find similar pictures': Added the option 'Picture area' to specify which picture area should be used to calculate the checksum.
  • NEW: A splash screen will be shown while AllDup is launching.
  • UPD: The Polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Ukrainian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.34:

  • NEW: Select Folder Dialog: Added the button 'Refresh folder view'.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Each time AllDup was started, the Windows explorer context menu of AllDup was automatically activated.

What's New in version 4.4.30:

  • NEW: The selection of the search method was revamped.
  • NEW: The new search method 'Find video & audio files on the basis of the audio length' enables you to find video & music files with the same or almost same audio length.
  • NEW: Search Method 'Find Similar Pictures': Added an option to compare only pictures with the same file name.
  • NEW: Search Result: Now you can remove all marked files and groups from the search result via the Delete key.
  • NEW: Command-Line: With the new parameter -sb you can search for video & audio files on the basis of the audio length.
  • NEW: Command-Line: With the new parameter -sc you can search for files with similar names.
  • NEW: Command-Line: With the new parameter -f you can specify the comparisons method for the search of similar file names (-sc).
  • UPD: The Windows explorer context menu of AllDup has been revised.
  • UPD: All language files were cleaned up. Missing text was added and unused text was removed.
  • UPD: The Portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The French translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.28:

  • NEW: Search Result / Menu Bar / Remove: Added the command 'Remove all groups with some files selected'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Menu Bar / Options: Added the option 'Minimize window to the notification area'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Toolbar 'Search': Added the option 'Don't search group names'.
  • UPD: File Manager: The option 'Close File Manager after action is completed' was renamed to 'After action is completed:' and now additionally enables to exit AllDup.
  • UPD: The Polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Czech translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.26:

  • NEW: Search Result / Menu Bar / Remove: Added the command 'Remove all hard links from the search result'.
  • UPD: The external component used for decompression of RAR files has been updated.
  • UPD: The external component used by the PlugIn 'Media Info Viewer' has been updated.
  • UPD: The external component used to compare audio files has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.24:

  • UPD: The french translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.22:

  • UPD: The russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The ukrainian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.20:

  • UPD: Search Result / Shortcut Manager: Added the group context menu.
  • UPD: The russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.18:

  • UPD: The portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The ukrainian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup.

What's New in version 4.4.16:

NEW:

  • Search Criteria 'File Name': Added the option 'Compare only characters at the end of a file name'.
  • File Manager: Added the option 'Close File Manager after action is completed'.
  • Search Result / Tool Bar 'Search': Added the option 'Ignore selected files'.
  • Search Result / Menu 'Select': Added the command 'Select files by size' with the options 'smaller than', 'equal to' and 'larger than'.

UPD:

  • Search Method / Search Criteria 'File Content': The function to determine metadata inside JPEG/CR2 files was optimized.
  • The czech translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • The italian translation of the user interface has been updated.

FIX:

  • Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.14:

  • NEW: Turkish translation of the user interface. (Translator: Ímer Altiparmak)
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.12:

  • The chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • The french translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • The portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • The russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • The polish translation of the user interface has been updated.

What's New in version 4.4.10:

  • NEW: Search Options: Added the option 'Determine duration, bit rate and sample rate of files with the following extensions (slower)'.
  • NEW: Search Result: Added the columns 'Duration', 'Bit Rate' and 'Sample Rate'.
  • UPD: Search Criteria 'File Content': The option 'Ignore Exif metadata of JPEG files' was renamed to 'Ignore metadata of JPEG/CR2 files'.
  • UPD: Search Criteria 'File Content' / option 'Ignore metadata of JPEG/CR2 files': Only the compressed image data between the marker SOS and EOI will be compared.
  • UPD: The portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The polish translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.8:

  • NEW: Search Result / File Context Menu: The new command 'Switch file names' enables you to switch the file names of two highlighted files.
  • UPD: The french translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.6:

  • NEW: Source folder list: Now you can select or deselect all folders and folder options in the list with a single left-click on a column header.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4.3:

  • UPD: The Chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Russian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The Slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.4:

  • NEW: Search Result: Now you can show up the file preview in a separate window.
  • NEW: Search Result: Added the column 'Hardlink ID'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Menu bar 'Remove': Added the command 'Remove all groups containing only hard links with the same ID'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Toolbar 'File': Added the option 'Show file preview in a separate window' at the button 'File Preview'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Toolbar 'File': Added the option 'Make file preview window always on the top' at the button 'File Preview'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Toolbar 'File': Added the option 'Show file preview window at the windows taskbar' at the button 'File Preview'.
  • NEW: Search Result / Shortcuts: The new live filter enables you to narrow down the command list.
  • NEW: Search Result / Shortcuts: The new button 'Show only commands with hot keys' enables you a quick overview of all shortcuts.
  • NEW: Search Result / Shortcuts: Now you can define hot keys for the commands of the context menu 'Highlighted files'.
  • NEW: Search Result / File Preview: The new status bar below the file preview window shows several file information e.g. file name, file size, picture dimension or audio/video length.
  • NEW: Search Result / File Preview / VLC Player: Added the button 'Resize video to fit window size'.
  • NEW: PlugIn-Lists / Context menu: Added the commands 'Select all' and 'Deselect all'.
  • NEW: File Manager: Added a log window.
  • UPD: File Manager: After reaching the maximum count of 1023 hard links per file all other selected files at the group will be skipped.
  • UPD: File Manager: When creating new hard links the columns 'Hard links' and 'Hard link ID' will be updated at the search result.
  • UPD: PlugIn 'VLC Media Player': Now the file axvlc.dll will be automatically registered at your windows system if you have manually integrated the VLC Media Player into AllDup's installation folder. See instructions at the manual (Main window -> File preview -> PlugIn 'VLC Media Player').
  • UDP: PlugIn-List 'Internet Explorer': Added the following file extensions: bmp, cab, dib, emf, ico, jpeg, svg, txt, wmf, zip.
  • UPD: PlugIn-List 'VLC Player': Added the following file extensions: 3g2, 3gp2, 3gpp, 669, a52, adt, adts, amv, aob, ape, asx, au, bik, caf, divx, drc, dv, dvr-ms, evo, f4v, flac, gvi, gxf, it, m2t, m2ts, m2v, m4a, m4p, m4v, mka, mlp, mod, mp1, mp2v, mp4v, mpc, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, mpga, mpv2, mts, mtv, mxf, nsv, nuv, oga, ogv, ogx, oma, opus, qcp, ra, rec, rm, rmvb, rpl, s3m, sdp, spx, thp, tod, tp, ts, tta, tts, vob, voc, vqf, vro, w64, webm, wtv, wv, xa, xesc and xm.
  • UPD: Plug-In 'Image Viewer': Now you can view camera raw image files with the following extensions: 3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, ERF, KDC, MDC, MEF, MOS, MRW, NEF, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SRW and X3F.
  • UPD: Multi-Monitor-Support: Now the size, position and state of of AllDup's windows will be saved and restored correctly when using multiple monitors.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.3.2:

  • NEW: File Manager / Options: Added the option 'Show log after the selected action is completed'.
  • UPD: Search Result / Toolbar 'Search': A new icon inside the search box was added to indicate that the search was successfully or nothing was found.
  • UPD: The french translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The ukrainian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.

What's New in version 4.3.1:

  • UPD: The portuguese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The chinese translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • UPD: The slovenian translation of the user interface has been updated.
  • FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of AllDup. Various bugs have been fixed.