iTunes is a very cool media player and it can be easily compared with the Windows Media Player in just about every aspect. iTunes has been developed by Apple inc solely for their operating system known as OS X.
Even though iTunes can be used on Windows platform as well, but doing so means the user is missing out on some very key features of iTunes as this is how Apple has designed the Windows version for iTunes. Although the Windows version has surely has all the basic features required in a popular media player, it doesn’t have any function that helps to identify and remove duplicate files.
Duplicate Files is becoming a headache of late, and it must be dealt with in a speedy manner so as to prevent the system from being overburdened and also allow the user to make optimum usage of his system’s resources. This article talks about identifying and removing dupes, as well as cleaning all the items from the iTunes media library.
Problem : iTunes Library is full of Duplicate Files
As we mentioned in the introduction, many handy features aren’t available for a user when they use iTunes on Windows. Therefore, iTunes won’t be able to identify and remove dupes on it’s own in such a scenario and the user will have to find a way to do so. Using a reputed third-party tool is the easiest and most effective solution, as this will perform deep scan of the system and weed out all the trash. “Clone Files Checker” is one such piece of software that is fully up to the task and swiftly identifies any dupes (including audio, video file types). It then provides an option to the user to create a backup before the the dupes’ deletion commences.
However, you can easily add up to as many folders from other locations as you want.