DupScout News

7-Nov-2017 - DupScout v10.2 adds the ability to browse network shares available on the network when searching duplicate files in one or more network servers or NAS storage devices. In addition, the new product version improves support for UNICODE file names, improves the pre-configured network shares management dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to browse network shares available on the network
  • Improves the pre-configured network shares management dialog
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Improves support for UNICODE file names
  • Fixes a number of bugs

3-Oct-2017 - DupScout v10.1 adds new types of pie charts to the summary duplicate files search reports, adds new types of pie charts to the consolidated duplicate files search reports, improves all types of duplicate files search reports, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds new types of pie charts to the consolidated duplicate files search reports
  • Adds new types of pie charts to the summary duplicate files search reports
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

29-Aug-2017 - DupScout v10.0 adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files by the creation, last modification and last access year. In addition, the new version adds pie charts and bars charts showing the duplicate disk space and the number of duplicate files per creation, last modification and last access year. Finally, the new version improves all file classification plug-ins and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files by the creation year
  • Adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files by the last modification year
  • Adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files by the last access year
  • Adds pie charts showing the duplicate disk space per year
  • Adds pie charts showing the number of duplicate files per year
  • Improves all types of file classification plug-ins
  • Fixes a number of bugs

25-Jul-2017 - DupScout v9.9 adds the ability to compress duplicate files to the ZIP format. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to save compressed HTML, text, CSV and XML duplicate files reports, adds the ability to control the depth of the analyzed file system and/or the maximum length of analyzed file names. Finally, the new version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to compress duplicate files
  • Adds the ability to save compressed duplicate files reports
  • Adds the ability to control the depth of the analyzed file system
  • Adds the ability to control the maximum length of analyzed file names
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

26-Jun-2017 - DupScout v9.8 adds the ability to select the original file in each duplicate files set by the directory name. In addition, the new product version improves file matching rules allowing one to search specific types of duplicate files by the file name, location, file type, extension, file size, creation, last modification and last access dates. Finally, the new version improves all types of duplicate files search reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to select original files by the directory name
  • Improves file matching rules allowing one to search specific types of duplicate files
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

22-May-2017 - DupScout v9.7 adds the ability to export duplicate files categories reports to the Microsoft Excel format including a pie chart and a table showing all categories of duplicate files. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search results view, improves the duplicate files filters view, improves the main 'Options' dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export duplicate files categories reports to the Excel format
  • Improves the main VX Search 'Options' dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files search results view
  • Improves the duplicate files filters view
  • Fixes a number of bugs

20-Apr-2017 - DupScout v9.6 adds the ability to search duplicate files in a number of servers or NAS storage devices and then save consolidated duplicate files reports to the HTML and Microsoft Excel formats including various types of statistical charts. In addition, the new version improves the DupScout client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save consolidated duplicate files search reports to the HTML format
  • Adds the ability to save consolidated duplicate files search reports to the Excel format
  • Improves the DupScout client GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Mar-2017 - DupScout v9.5 adds the ability to automatically save duplicate files reports to the Microsoft Excel format. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to save network scanning reports to the Microsoft Excel format, improves the HTML and PDF network scanning reports, adds support for additional file formats to file categories and file filters and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to automatically save duplicate files reports to the Excel format
  • Adds the ability to save network scanning reports to the Excel format
  • Improves HTML and PDF network scanning reports
  • Improves file categories and file filters
  • Fixes a number of bugs

8-Feb-2017 - DupScout v9.4 adds the ability to perform advanced duplicate files search operations on all network shares available on the network. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to search network shares by the server name, share name, total disk space, used disk space and free disk space. Finally, the new version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to perform advanced duplicate files search operations via the network
  • Adds the ability to search network shares by the server name or share name
  • Adds the ability to search network shares by the total, used or free disk space
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Jan-2017 - DupScout v9.3 improves the web-based management interface, improves the performance of duplicate files search operations, reduces the memory usage when searching duplicate files in huge file systems containing millions of files. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the web-based management interface
  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Reduces the memory usage when searching millions of files
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Dec-2016 - DupScout v9.2 adds the ability to save summary duplicate files search reports, including various types of statistical charts, to the Microsoft Excel format. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to save summary reports and the ability to save multiple, different types of duplicate files search reports for each search operation using the DupScout command line utility.

  • Adds the ability to save graphical summary reports to the Microsoft Excel format
  • Adds the ability to save summary reports using the DupScout command line utility
  • Adds the ability to save multiple reports using the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-Nov-2016 - DupScout v9.1 adds the ability to save duplicate files search reports to the native Microsoft Excel format. In addition, the new product version adds support for Windows Server 2016, improves support for UNICODE file names, improves support for long file names and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save duplicate files search reports to the Excel format
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2016
  • Improves support for UNICODE file names
  • Improves support for long file names
  • Fixes a number of bugs

27-Sep-2016 - DupScout v9.0 adds a built-in disk space monitor allowing one to monitor the free disk space in one or more disks, directories or network shares and send E-Mail notifications including reports showing recently created and modified duplicate files and/or execute custom actions when the amount of the free disk space drops below the user specified limit. In addition, the new version adds a built-in file navigator to the main DupScout GUI application, redesigns the duplicate files search options dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a built-in disk space monitor to the server product version
  • Adds a built-in file navigator to the main GUI application
  • Redesigns the duplicate files search options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Aug-2016 - DupScout v8.9 adds the ability to search duplicate files stored in network servers and NAS storage devices via administrative network shares. In addition, the new product version improves the fault tolerance of network scanning operations and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files in administrative network shares
  • Improves the fault tolerance of network scanning operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Jul-2016 - DupScout v8.8 adds the ability to display the free disk space bars chart for the list of network servers and the list of network shares. In addition, the new version add the ability to sort the list of network servers and the list of network shares by the free disk space, improves the DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to display the free disk space bars chart for the list of network servers
  • Adds the ability to display the free disk space bars chart for the list of network shares
  • Adds the ability to sort the list of network servers by the free disk space
  • Adds the ability to sort the list of network shares by the free disk space
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Jun-2016 - DupScout v8.7 adds a built-in file navigator allowing one to easily select which disks, directories and files to search duplicate files in. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search command dialog, improves the performance of duplicate files search operations and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a build-in file navigator
  • Improves the duplicate files search command dialog
  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

10-May-2016 - DupScout v8.6 adds the ability to save the duplicate files search results as graphical PDF presentations showing summary results and various types of pie charts including the disk space usage per file category, disk space usage per file extension, disk space usage per user, disk space usage per file creation, modification and last access dates. In addition, the new product version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save duplicate files search results as graphical PDF presentations
  • Adds the ability to save summary Excel CSV duplicate files search reports
  • Adds the ability to save summary HTML duplicate files search reports
  • Adds the ability to save summary XML duplicate files search reports
  • Adds the ability to save summary text duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Apr-2016 - DupScout v8.5 adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files search results by the top-level directory name. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to display top directories pie charts, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize results by the top-level directory name
  • Adds the ability to filter results by the top-level directory name
  • Adds the ability to display pie charts showing the top-level directories
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Mar-2016 - DupScout Enterprise v8.4 adds support for the operating system native user authentication capabilities allowing one to login into DupScout Enterprise using network domain and server local user accounts via the DupScout client GUI application and the web-based management interface.

  • Adds support for the OS native client-side user authentication
  • Adds support for the OS native server-side user authentication
  • Improves the DupScout options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Feb-2016 - DupScout v8.3 adds the ability to filter duplicate files reports saved in the SQL database by the report title, report label, report date, host name and input directories. In addition, the new product version improves the SQL database reports dialog, adds advanced report filtering capabilities and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files reports saved in the SQL database
  • Improves the SQL database reports dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Jan-2016 - DupScout v8.2 improves the DupScout command line utility, improves the duplicate files reports, improves fault tolerance of the duplicate files search operations, improves the SQL database integration capabilities, improves the duplicate files categories charts and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves fault tolerance of the duplicate files search operations
  • Improves the duplicate files categories charts
  • Improves the duplicate files reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Dec-2015 - DupScout v8.1 adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files search results by the file attributes. In addition, the new version adds the ability to display charts showing the number of duplicate files or the amount of disk space per file attribute. Finally, the new version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize duplicate files search results by the file attributes
  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files search results by the file attributes
  • Adds pie charts showing the number of duplicate files per file attribute
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

23-Nov-2015 - DupScout v8.0 adds the ability to search files in duplicate files results by the file name, extension, full path, file category, file size, file attributes, creation, last modification and last access dates. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to use environmental variables in input directories, improves all types of duplicate files search reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search files in duplicate files results
  • Adds the ability to use environmental variables in input directories
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Oct-2015 - DupScout v7.9 improves file matching rules allowing one to search duplicate files among specific types or groups of files by the file type, extension, size, user name, attributes, creation, last modification and last access date. In addition, the new product version improves keyboard shortcuts and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves file matching rules
  • Improves keyboard shortcuts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Sep-2015 - DupScout v7.8 adds the ability to export the categories of duplicate files to the XML format. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of duplicate files search operations, improves the web-based GUI interface and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export the categories of duplicate files to the XML format
  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Improves the web-based GUI interface
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Aug-2015 - DupScout v7.7 adds support for the Windows 10 operating system. In addition, the new product version improves all types of duplicate files removal operations, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for the Windows 10 operating system
  • Improves all types of duplicate files removal operations
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Jul-2015 - DupScout v7.6 adds the ability to export the list of file filters and file categories to the HTML, PDF, text and Excel CSV report formats. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of all types of duplicate files removal operations, reduces the memory usage and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export the list of file filters and file categories
  • Improves the performance of duplicate files removal operations
  • Reduces the memory usage
  • Fixes a number of bugs

18-Jun-2015 - DupScout v7.5 adds the ability to export categories of duplicate files to an SQL database and copy categories of duplicate files to the clipboard. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout Server reports database, improves the DupScout Server GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export categories of duplicate files to an SQL database
  • Adds the ability to copy categories of duplicate files to the clipboard
  • Improves the DupScout Server reports database
  • Improves the DupScout Server GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

20-May-2015 - DupScout Server v7.4 adds a built-in file navigator allowing one to browse disks, directories and files using the DupScout client GUI application locally or via the network, map network shares and perform duplicate files search operations. In addition, the new version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a built-in file navigator for DupScout Server
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Apr-2015 - DupScout v7.3 adds advanced SQL database integration capabilities allowing one to export duplicate files to user-specified SQL database tables. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to perform a silent product installation procedure, improves the DupScout Server reports dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds advanced SQL database integration capabilities
  • Adds the ability to perform silent product installation
  • Improves the DupScout Server reports dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Mar-2015 - DupScout v7.2 adds the ability to analyze duplicate files per server or NAS storage device for hundreds of servers on the network. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to analyze duplicate files per user for the entire enterprise network. Finally, the new version improves the PDF summary reports, improves the DupScout Server reports dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to analyze duplicate files per server
  • Adds the ability to analyze duplicate files per user
  • Improves the DupScout Server reports dialog
  • Improves the PDF summary reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Feb-2015 - DupScout v7.1 adds batch duplicate files search operations allowing one to execute one or more duplicate files search commands on all network shares in hundreds of servers or NAS storage devices and save individual duplicate files reports for each server or network share. In addition, the new product version adds the server status view for the DupScout Server GUI application, improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds batch duplicate files search operations
  • Adds the server status view for the DupScout Server GUI application
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Jan-2015 - DupScout v7.0 adds advanced network servers and NAS storage devices discovery capabilities allowing one to scan the network, automatically detect all accessible network shares and search duplicate files in hundreds of network servers and NAS storage devices. In addition, the new product version improves all types of duplicate files reports, improves the DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds advanced network discovery capabilities
  • Adds automatic reports generation capabilities
  • Improves all types of duplicate files reports
  • Improves the DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Dec-2014 - DupScout v6.9 adds active memory usage monitoring capabilities preventing excessive memory usage when searching duplicate files in huge file systems containing tens of millions of files. In addition, the new product version improves file classification plug-ins, improves second-level file filters improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds active memory usage monitoring capabilities
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Improves file classification plug-ins
  • Improves second-level file filters
  • Fixes a number of bugs

26-Nov-2014 - DupScout v6.8 adds the ability to pre-configure one or more network shares to be connected with user-specified login credentials during server startup allowing one to automatically reconnect all the required network shares after each system restart. In addition, the new version improves the DupScout client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to automatically connect network shares after system restart
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Improves the DupScout client GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Oct-2014 - DupScout v6.7 adds the ability to search duplicate files in hundreds of network shares in different domains without mapping local drive letters. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to map network shares using the DupScout command line utility, improves the DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files in network shares in different domains
  • Adds the ability to map network shares using the command line utility
  • Improves the DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

28-Aug-2014 - DupScout v6.6 adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files using customizable file filters. The user is provided with the ability to define an unlimited number of custom file filters using an extensive set of file matching rules capable of selecting duplicate files by the file name, location, type, size, attributes, user name, last modification date, last access date and creation date.

  • Adds customizable duplicate files categories
  • Adds customizable duplicate files filters
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Jul-2014 - DupScout v6.5 adds the ability to analyze the number of duplicate files and the amount of duplicate disk space per server and per user. In addition, the new version adds the ability to save graphical PDF reports showing the number of duplicate files per server and per user, improves the duplicate files reports dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to analyze duplicate files per server
  • Adds the ability to analyze duplicate files per user
  • Adds the ability to save PDF reports showing duplicate files per server
  • Adds the ability to save PDF reports showing duplicate files per user
  • Improves the duplicate files reports dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Jun-2014 - DupScout v6.4 adds advanced network shares discovery and search capabilities allowing one to search servers and NAS storage devices on the network, discover accessible network shares and then search duplicate files in tens or hundreds of network shares simultaneously. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds advanced network servers discovery capabilities
  • Adds advanced network shares discovery capabilities
  • Improves the DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

13-May-2014 - DupScout v6.3 adds support for new types and categories of duplicate files. In addition, the new product version improves rule-based duplicate files cleanup capabilities, improves the speed of duplicate files search operations and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for new types of duplicate files
  • Improves rule-based duplicate files cleanup capabilities
  • Improves the speed of duplicate files search operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

26-Mar-2014 - DupScout v6.2 adds the ability to save graphical summary PDF reports including various types of duplicate files pie charts, history line charts and statistics showing the number of duplicate files per file type, extension, user name and how the number of duplicate files is changing over time. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds graphical summary PDF reports
  • Improves the DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Feb-2014 - DupScout v6.1 adds a high-performance directory scanning mode allowing one to process each input disk, directory or network share using a number of parallel directory scanning threads. In addition, the new product version adds global exclude directories and global file matching rules providing the ability to control which types of duplicate files to search.

  • Adds a high-performance directory scanning mode
  • Adds global file matching rules
  • Adds global exclude directories
  • Reduces DupScout Server memory usage
  • Improves the main options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

6-Jan-2014 - DupScout v6.0 adds a full-scale client GUI application for the server product version, which provides a full set of duplicate files search and removal features available in the desktop product version and additional capabilities especially designed for multi-CPU and multi-core servers. In addition, the new product version adds customizable CSV reports delimiters, customizable reports date formats and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a full-scale GUI client application for the server product version
  • Adds an AES-256 encrypted network protocol for the server product version
  • Adds customizable CSV reports delimiters
  • Adds customizable reports date formats
  • Fixes a number of bugs

27-Nov-2013 - DupScout v5.8 improves the server product version allowing one to search duplicate files in an unlimited number of disks, directories and network shares. In addition, the new product version improves duplicate files search commands, adds the ability to specify an unlimited number of exclude directories and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Significantly improves the server product version
  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files in an unlimited number of directories
  • Adds the ability to specify an unlimited number of exclude directories
  • Improves duplicate files search commands
  • Fixes a number of bugs

28-Oct-2013 - DupScout v5.7 adds the ability to export duplicate files reports from DupScout Server using the command line utility. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout command line utility, improves the DupScout Server web-based management interface and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export reports from DupScout Server
  • Adds the ability to import reports to DupScout Server
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves the server web-based management interface
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Sep-2013 - DupScout v5.6 adds the ability to perform a duplicate files history trend analysis and export graphical history charts to PDF reports. In addition, the new product version improves the web-based management interface, improves fault-tolerance and crash-recovery capabilities, improves pie and bars charts and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to perform a duplicate files history trend analysis
  • Adds the ability to export history charts to graphical PDF reports
  • Improves crash-recovery and fault-tolerance capabilities
  • Improves the web-based management interface
  • Improves pie charts and bars charts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

6-Aug-2013 - DupScout v5.5 adds the ability to backup and restore DupScout Server configuration using the web-based management interface. In addition, the new product version improves XML duplicate files reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to backup and restore product configuration
  • Improves XML duplicate files reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

10-Jul-2013 - DupScout v5.4 adds exclude directories macro commands allowing one to exclude directories from the duplicate files search process matching user-specified text patterns and/or regular expressions. In addition, the new version improves SQL database integration and fixes a number of minor bugs.

  • Adds exclude directories macro commands
  • Improves SQL database integration
  • Fixes a number of minor bugs

11-Jun-2013 - DupScout v5.3 adds the ability to set custom OEM product name, OEM product web site address, OEM vendor name and custom OEM vendor web site address allowing system integrators, value-added distributors and IT service providers to resell DupScout Server under third-party brand names. In addition, the new product version improves duplicate files reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM product name
  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM product web site address
  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM vendor name
  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM vendor web site address
  • Improves duplicate files reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

10-May-2013 - DupScout v5.2 adds the ability to execute multiple, parallel duplicate files search operations allowing one to save time when searching duplicate files in a number of servers and/or NAS storage devices. In addition, the new product version improves HTML, CSV, XML and SQL database reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to execute multiple, parallel duplicate files search operations
  • Improves HTML, text, Excel CSV and XML duplicate files reports
  • Improves SQL database reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs