Before the search starts
Confirm the use of the file and folder filterThis option prompts you to use the file and folder filters before the search starts.
Set the CPU priority for AllDup to 'low'Activate this option if your CPU is overburdened while executing a search and other applications take too long to respond to user input. AllDup's CPU priority is set back to 'normal' when completing the search.
During the search process
Determine the file owner (slower)This option causes to determine the file owner of each file and show it at the search result in a separate column. With this option deactivated you also will see the file owner at the search result when clicking on a file or just moving the cursor over the file owner column.
Determine the hard link count for each file (slower)This option causes to determine the hard link count for each file. The hard link count will be shown at column 'hard links'. You can manually determine the hard link count by clicking on a file or moving the cursor over the column 'hard links' at the search result.
Determine picture dimension (slower)This option causes to determine the picture dimension of each image file and show it at the search result in the columns 'Width' and 'Height'. With this option deactivated you also will see the picture dimension at the search result when clicking on a file or just moving the cursor over the columns 'Width' or 'Height'.
Determine duration, bit rate and sample rate of files with the following extensions (slower)'This option causes to determine the duration, bit rate and sample rate of audio files using the PlugIn 'MediaInfo'. With this option deactivated you also will see the duration, bit rate and sample rate at the search result when clicking on a file or just moving the cursor over the columns 'Duration', 'Bit Rate' or 'Sample Rate'.
Log every x minutes the search statistic of the scan progress infoThis option enables you to log the search statistic shown up at the progress info for analytical purposes.
Abort the search operation after a certain amount of duplicates was foundThis option enables you to abort the search operation automatically after a certain amount of duplicates was found.
After the search is complete
Expand all groupsThis option expand all groups after the search is complete.
Remove all groups where the files not exist at all source foldersThis option removes all groups where the files not exist at all source folders.
Show only files without duplicates at the search resultThis option causes to show only files without duplicates at the search result.
Log all files without duplicates (slower)This option causes to log all files without duplicates.
Scan Archive FilesThis option enables to scan the content of archive files for duplicates. Single archive files with the following file extensions are supported:
Splitted archive files with the following file extensions are supported:
- .zip (subsequent file: .z01)
- .rar (subsequent file: .r00)
- Password-protected files from inside an archive and password-protected archive files will be automatically filtered when using the search method 'File content', 'Similar pictures' or 'Similar music'
- AllDup's file manager can only delete files from inside archives with the extension .zip or .7z.
Delete temporary files after their checksum is createdThis option enables you to delete temporary files directly after their checksum was created. This has the advantage of a lower disk space usage while scanning many archive files.
This option will only be used in the following circumstances:
- The search method Similar Pictures is used and the option 'Detect picture modifications' is deactivated.
- The search method File Content is used and a checksum method is selected at the compare method.