Bytes and Beyond
Getting rid of duplicate files: strategies and tools
It’s never a bad idea to keep multiple copies of important files. However, this can lead to having far more copies than you really need, clogging up your storage space or simply being in the way.
Getting rid of excessive duplicates isn’t quite as easy as it may seem. Before deleting files, you want to make sure they really are redundant and not just sharing the same name. To delete duplicates securely, you need two things: a good duplicate finder and a strategy to get the best use out of it.