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The hunter - fast and easy file duplicate finder utility.

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dhunter (pronounced The Hunter) is [d]uplicate [hunter] utility, designed to help scanning and processing large sets of files. Uses content based file duplicates matching and smart caching for faster directory scanning, data changes detection and processing.


  • Content based file matching (sha256)
  • Designed to work with lot of data:
    • caches folder scaning results for quick reuse/rescan
    • directory scanning can be aborted and resumed at any moment
  • Smart content filters
    • Ignores zero length files and symlinks
    • Ignores folders like .git, .cvs, .svn
    • Supports file size based (min and/or max) filtering
    • Per folder exlusion via .dhunterignore file

Credits and license

  • Written and copyrighted ©2018-2019 by Marcin Orlowski
  • dhunter is open-sourced software licensed under the MIT license

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