This post is brought to you by Systweak Software, creator of free iOS app Duplicate Photo Fixer.
If your iPhone is short on storage, it’s most likely crammed with pictures and videos — especially if you’re not prone to sorting your photos manually. In fact, photos and videos typically occupy more than 50 percent of storage space on iOS devices, according to Systweak Software. And up to 10 percent of the photos could be duplicates created inadvertently during the simple act of shooting or editing pictures with your iPhone.
Luckily, Systweak Software’s free Duplicate Photos Fixer makes it easy to locate, evaluate and delete duplicate photos. The iOS app is a quick and simple way to recover valuable storage space and organize your photos.
Duplicate Photos Fixer is an innovative space-saver that’s especially useful for people with 16GB iPhones, which can fill up rather quickly if you’re not careful. The free app will scan your smartphone automatically, locating duplicate photos and even images that just look quite similar.
There are many ways your iPhone photo storage can wind up bogged down with nonessential images.
Maybe you took photos using the iPhone’s burst mode, instantly capturing a dozen or more nearly identical frames of a guitarist doing a blistering solo during a show. Or perhaps you used the iPhone’s HDR (High Dynamic Range) feature, which is designed to get the best possible image in high-contrast settings but will leave you with multiple versions of the same basic photo. Or maybe you cropped or resized some photos, leaving you with several files produced during the editing process.
No matter how they got there, Duplicate Photos Fixer will find and list these dupes. Powerful algorithms baked into the easy-to-use app make the process extremely fast. The software is capable of scanning and comparing even a large number of photos within seconds.
The interface of Duplicate Photos Fixer is designed so that all occurrences of photos are categorized into groups, making it easy to sort through even a large image library. Before moving ahead with your anti-clutter campaign and deleting photos, you can view the individual images to make sure you don’t toss out something you want. This process is made even easier thanks to the app’s preview feature.
Duplicate Photos Fixer is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS 8.0 or later.
You can download it for free from the iOS App Store.