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How to Find Duplicate Files on a Mac

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How to Find Duplicate Files on a Mac

Running low on space on your Mac? It could be due to a large number of identical files on your hard drive. Duplicates can be hiding in your photo library, downloads folder, music folders, and many other places. To find and delete these files, you need an effective duplicate cleaner for Mac. We recommend Movavi Mac Cleaner! This powerful software program will quickly search for duplicate files on your Mac, find them, and remove them for good. Now, all you need to do to delete duplicate files on a Mac is to download Movavi Mac Cleaner and follow the easy guide below.

Step 1: Install the Junk Remover

Open the installation file and follow the on-screen instructions. Note that Movavi Mac Cleaner is compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 and higher.

Step 2: Check Your System

When you launch our duplicate file finder for Mac, it will automatically check the status of your computer. Just wait for the scanning process to finish, then you’ll see how many junk files you can safely remove and how much disk space you can clean. If you don’t want to wait, just press the blue Stop button.

Step 3: Choose Folders to Scan

Open the Duplicate Files menu. Click the Add Folders button to add a folder (or folders) to scan. You can also add folders by dragging and dropping them onto the program window. To remove a folder from the list, click the blue cross icon beside the name of the folder. To begin a search, click Find Duplicates.

Step 4: Delete Identical Files

Finally, how to get rid of duplicate files on your Mac. In just a couple of moments, Mac Cleaner will show you the duplicate files it’s found and the amount of space that can be freed up. To view a file in its folder, click the magnifier icon next to the file size. Then just choose the files you definitely want to delete from the list and click Move to Trash. And that’s it! Now you know how to remove identical files with our duplicate file software for Mac.

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