It can be quite annoying to work on slow Mac computer. Have you ever wondered what causes Mac OS to get slow with time? There might be large chunks of data stored on the drive including photos and images. Sometimes duplicate photo files can also consume large storage space thus making the system remarkably slow. Storage of excessive data can make the hard drive and volume almost full. When the computer is almost at its maximum storage capacity, there is a direct impact on its speed and it starts getting sluggish. Duplicate files generally get created when the users transfer and back up photo libraries from other computers and digital cameras. Many users transfer the photos from digital cameras to Mac PC for editing, sharing, organizing and printing images. When the photos are imported to the computer, several duplicate copies of photos gets created in the folders that claims disk storage space. It is seen that in some cases the users forget to label the photos and transfer or download the same photos several times. Thus you end up storing and keeping the duplicate photos that needs to be deleted.
The abundance of unwanted and duplicate photos not only consumes storage space but also has a severe impact on its performance. It can take hours to access stored data or load files. Thus it is advised to identify and delete duplicate photos on Mac computers. However, users need to be cautious while deleting the duplicate photos as they can end up erasing important images as well. While deleting the duplicate photos manually, users need to find out the file extension of the duplicate photos and images by right clicking and view the properties. Further they need to type the file extension on the search bar and look for the duplicate images. They can delete the duplicate photos by pressing shift+Delete command. However users need to check for the images that has been renamed before deleting duplicate photos.
Alternatively, Mac users can also opt for third party tidy up for mac tool. It serves as best duplicate iphoto finder for mac OS. It is an advanced software that quickly scans and analyzes the stored images and photo files by its file size, date, bit rate etc. thus it becomes quite easy to identify and delete duplicate photo on Mac computer without any hassle. It is the most convenient way to get rid of duplicate photos from your PC.
Step 1: Run the software to search and generate a list of duplicate photos on mac volumes and default folders
Now click and select the check box search location to find a second window which that generates the search results.
Step 2: Select the photos to manage from the list of generated files using a basket system. This is the virtual representation of a container. Now “Smart Basket” will save each items which is to be removed. So use manual method to remove which is most suitable method offered.
Step 3: In the final step, Tidy up for Mac will move, trash and substitute the duplicate photos with aliases, add a colored Finder label and export the selected items.