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Removing duplicate photos

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Removing duplicate photos

Postby jimposey » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:15 am

I am old and new to Elements 15. I just imported my photos and videos to the organizer and have discover that I have hundreds if not thousands of duplicate photo and videos in my thumbnail catalog. I have searched everywhere to try and learn an easy way to clean this up in my catalog and cannot find a solution!
Can someone please help this technologically challenged 74 year old dog?

I quit using Elements several years ago because of this problem and now I have about 70 thousand pictures that I would like to organize and understand a good simple workflow before I tackle Premiere Elements 15.
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Re: Removing duplicate photos

Postby TreeTopsRanch » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:44 am

There are lots of duplicate file remover programs out there. Some free, some not. Maybe someone here has a favorite that will work for you.
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Re: Removing duplicate photos

Postby Steve Grisetti » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:01 pm

Do you actually have more than one copy of these photos on your hard drive or are you just seeing duplicated files in the Organizer?
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