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26-Jan-2024 - DupScout v15.8 improves the duplicate files pie charts dialog, redesigns the file copy options dialog, redesigns the file delete options dialog and adds the high-performance directory scanning mode for the file delete operations. In addition, the new product version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the duplicate files pie charts dialog
  • Redesigns the file delete options dialog
  • Redesigns the file copy options dialog
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

7-Dec-2023 - DupScout v15.7 improves error E-Mail notifications allowing one to send a notification message when a duplicate files search operation fails or completes with errors. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of the duplicate files search operations, improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves error E-Mail notifications
  • Fixes a number of bugs

23-Oct-2023 - DupScout v15.6 adds the ability to exclude directories listed in a user-specified text file from the duplicate files search process using an exclude macro command. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to show and export duplicate files hash signatures, improves the duplicate files set dialog, improves the DupScout Server product version and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to show and export duplicate files hash signatures
  • Adds the ability to exclude directories listed in a user-specified text file
  • Improves the file search command options dialog
  • Improves the DupScout Server product version
  • Fixes a number of bugs

13-Sep-2023 - DupScout v15.5 adds the ability to display pie charts showing the number of duplicate files per network share for user-selected types of files allowing one to understand how specific files are stored across the entire network based on the file type, creation, modification or last access dates. In addition, the new product version improves the Excel and CSV duplicate files search reports, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds pie charts showing the number of duplicate files per network share
  • Improves the Excel and CSV duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Aug-2023 - DupScout v15.4 adds the ability automate the DupScout Server duplicate files search operations and report management operations using the DupScout command line utility. In addition, the new version adds the ability to archive duplicate files search reports from the DupScout reports database to a user-specified directory, improves the DupScout line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to automate the duplicate files search operations
  • Adds the ability to automate the report management operations
  • Adds the ability to archive old duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility

24-Jul-2023 - DupScout v15.3 adds the ability to display charts showing the number of duplicate files and the amount of duplicate disk space usage per server or NAS storage device for user-selected types of files allowing one to understand how specific files are stored across the entire network based on the file type, creation, modification or last access dates. In addition, the new product version improves the default file classification plug-in and adds support for new file types, improves the DupScout Server GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability display charts showing the number of duplicates per server
  • Improves the DupScout Server GUI application
  • Improves the default file classification plug-in
  • Fixes a number of bugs

6-Jun-2023 - DupScout v15.2 adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files search results by multiple levels of top directories and improves the top directories charts. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to filter the detected duplicate files by the file name length allowing one to identify files with long file names. Finally, the new product version improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize duplicate files by multiple levels of directories
  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files by the file name length
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves the top directories charts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

10-May-2023 - DupScout v15.1 adds a built-in disk activity monitor, which can be displayed in one of the status views in the DupScout GUI sidebar showing the current disk activity level, the disk read transfer rate and the disk write transfer rate. In addition, the new product version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a built-in disk activity monitor
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

20-Apr-2023 - DupScout v15.0 adds the ability to customize the main DupScout GUI application by rearranging status views in the GUI sidebar. In addition, the new product version adds a built-in disk space monitor, which can be displayed in one of the status views in the GUI sidebar. Finally, the new product version improves the built-in file classification plug-ins and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to customize the main DupScout GUI application
  • Adds a built-in disk space monitor
  • Improves the built-in file classification plug-ins
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-Mar-2023 - DupScout v14.9 adds the ability to search duplicate files by the file user name using regular expressions allowing one to search for multiple user names with a single duplicate files search query. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search rules dialog, improves the DupScout Server GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files by the file user name using regular expressions
  • Improves the duplicate files search rules dialog
  • Improves the DupScout Server GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

8-Feb-2023 - DupScout v14.8 adds the ability to save duplicate files search tasks log files and error log files in a user-specified directory. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to send E-Mail notifications when a duplicate files search command fails or completes with errors. Finally, the new version improves the DupScout options dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save duplicate files search tasks log files
  • Adds the ability to save duplicate files search error log files
  • Adds the ability to send error E-Mail notifications
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Improves the DupScout options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Jan-2023 - DupScout v14.7 adds charts showing the amount of duplicate disk space and the number of duplicate files per top directory to the PDF, HTML and Excel summary reports. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files reports dialog, improves the DupScout Server GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds charts showing the amount of duplicate disk space per top directory
  • Adds charts showing the number of duplicate files per top directory
  • Improves the DupScout Server GUI application
  • Improves the duplicate files reports dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Nov-2022 - DupScout v14.6 adds the ability to display MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256 or SHA-512 hash signatures for one or more duplicate files allowing one to verify that all of the detected duplicate files are identical. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to export the hash signatures to the PDF and Microsoft Excel formats, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to display duplicate files MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256 or SHA-512 signatures
  • Adds the ability to export hash signatures to the PDF and Microsoft Excel formats
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

26-Oct-2022 - DupScout v14.5 adds a new duplicate files search wizard and improves the HTML, PDF and MS Excel duplicate files search reports. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout command line utility allowing one to execute pre-configured duplicate files search commands from scripts and batch files. Finally, the new version improves the DupScout client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a new duplicate files search wizard
  • Improves the HTML, PDF and MS Excel duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Aug-2022 - DupScout v14.4 improves the duplicate files search options dialog and improves the duplicate files filters and categories allowing one to search specific types of duplicate files using one or more user-specified file matching rules. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search results dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the duplicate files search options dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files search results dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files filter and categories
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-May-2022 - DupScout v14.3 adds the ability to search duplicate files by the creation week day, modification week day or last access week day. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of the duplicate files search operations, improves the DupScout Server product version, improves the file properties dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files by the creation week day
  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files by the modification week day
  • Adds the ability to search duplicate files by the last access week day
  • Improves the DupScout Server product version
  • Improves the file properties dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

4-Apr-2022 - DupScout v14.2 adds the history of previously connected network drives and provides the ability to reconnect any network drive in a single mouse click. In addition, the new product version improves the CSV and text duplicate files search reports, improves the support for Unicode file names and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the history of previously connected network drives
  • Improves the CSV and text duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the support for Unicode file names
  • Fixes a number of bugs

7-Feb-2022 - DupScout v14.1 adds the ability to save consolidated summary duplicate files search reports to the text, CSV and XML formats. In addition, the new product version adds support for the Windows Server 2022 operating system, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save consolidated summary reports to the text, CSV and XML formats
  • Adds support for the Windows Server 2022 operating system
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Dec-2021 - DupScout v14.0 adds the duplicate files reports database, which keeps the duplicate files reports for all performed duplicate files search operations allowing one to later review and analyze a history of duplicate files reports. In addition, the new product version adds support for the Windows 11 operating system, improves all types of duplicate files search reports, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the duplicate files search reports database
  • Adds support for the Windows 11 operating system
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-Sep-2021 - DupScout v13.8 adds the ability to display pie charts showing the number of duplicate files and the amount of duplicate disk space per user domain or per group domain. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to filter or exclude duplicate files by the user domain name or group domain name. Finally, the new version improves the duplicate files search options dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to show duplicate files per user domain
  • Adds the ability to show duplicate files per group domain
  • Improves the duplicate files search options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

3-Aug-2021 - DupScout v13.7 adds graphical disk space usage information to the file navigator dialog allowing one to easily select disks or directories to search duplicate files. In addition, the new product version improves all types of duplicate files search reports, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds graphical disk space usage information to the file navigator
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

23-Jun-2021 - DupScout v13.6 improves the duplicate files search results dialog, improves the duplicate files properties dialog and improves the duplicate files search options dialog. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the duplicate files search results dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files search options dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files properties dialog
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-May-2021 - DupScout v13.5 adds support for multi-monitor configurations allowing one to the open a number of duplicate files search reports on multiple physical monitors. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for multi-monitor configurations
  • Improves the DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Mar-2021 - DupScout v13.4 adds the ability to display pie charts showing duplicate files per user group. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search wizards allowing one to easily perform frequently used duplicate files search operations. Finally, the new version improves the main DupScout Server client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to display pie charts showing duplicate files per user group
  • Improves the DupScout Server client GUI application
  • Improves the duplicate files search wizards
  • Fixes a number of bugs

26-Jan-2021 - DupScout v13.3 adds the ability to compare files and display block-by-block file comparison results allowing one to double-check that detected duplicate files are identical or show the level of similarity for almost duplicate files. In addition, the new product version improves the file matching rules allowing one to filter program files by the program version, product name, vendor name, file description, etc.

  • Adds the ability to compare duplicate files
  • Improves the file matching rules
  • Fixes a number of bugs

8-Dec-2020 - DupScout v13.2 adds the ability to exclude duplicate files by the user group allowing one to easily skip files owned by the operating system and administrators. In addition, the new product version improves the built-in file classification capabilities, improves the file properties dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to exclude duplicate files by the primary user group
  • Improves the built-in file classification capabilities
  • Improves the file properties dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

30-Sep-2020 - DupScout v13.1 adds the ability to save compact duplicate files reports to the HTML, PDF, Excel, XML, text and CSV report formats, improves all types of summary duplicate files reports and improves automatic report generation capabilities. In addition, the new product version redesigns the duplicate files reports dialog, improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save compact duplicate files reports
  • Improves all types of summary duplicate files reports
  • Improves automatic report generation capabilities
  • Redesigns the duplicate files reports dialog
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

30-Jul-2020 - DupScout v13.0 redesigns the duplicate files set dialog, which shows the file name, creation date, last modification date and the user name for each duplicate file. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to display the number of duplicate files and duplicate disk space per user, adds the ability to filter duplicate files per user, improves the error handling capabilities, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Redesigns the duplicate files set dialog
  • Adds the ability to display the number of duplicate files per user
  • Adds the ability to display the duplicate disk space per user
  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files per user
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Jun-2020 - DupScout v12.9 adds support for the SHA-512 file signature type, which improves the accuracy of the duplicate files search process. In addition, the new product version improves consolidated duplicate files search reports, improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for the SHA-512 file signature type
  • Improves consolidated duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-May-2020 - DupScout v12.8 improves the duplicate files search process dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and improves the DupScout client GUI application. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of parallel duplicate files search operations when searching multiple disks or directories and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the duplicate files search process dialog
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Improves the DupScout client GUI application
  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Apr-2020 - DupScout v12.7 adds a number of new file search operators allowing one to precisely match duplicate files using multiple file search rules or exclude files from the duplicate files search results using negative file search operators. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to search files using sophisticated regular expressions loaded from text files. Finally, the new version improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds new positive duplicate files search operators
  • Adds new negative duplicate files search operators
  • Adds the ability to load regular expressions from files
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Mar-2020 - DupScout v12.6 adds new types of charts to the consolidated PDF, Excel and HTML summary reports. In addition, the new product version improves the consolidated summary reports dialog, improves the duplicate files search results dialog, improves the duplicate files search reports dialog, improves the consolidated pie charts dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds new types of charts to the consolidated summary reports
  • Improves the consolidated summary reports dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files search reports dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files search results dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Feb-2020 - DupScout v12.5 adds the ability to batch-export multiple duplicate files search reports from the internal DupScout reports database to all supported report formats including: HTML, PDF, Excel, text, CSV and XML. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to batch-export duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

23-Jan-2020 - DupScout v12.4 adds a number of new duplicate files search wizards allowing one to quickly search duplicate files created, last modified or last accessed today. In addition, the new product version improves the main DupScout GUI application, improves the DupScout client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a number of new duplicate files search wizards
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Improves the DupScout client GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

18-Nov-2019 - DupScout v12.3 adds the ability to filter duplicate files search reports by the report date, report time, search command name, host name and input directories. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search results dialog, improves the file properties dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the duplicate files search results dialog
  • Improves the file properties dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-Sep-2019 - DupScout v12.2 adds the ability to batch-execute multiple pre-configured duplicate files search commands using the DupScout command line utility allowing one to automatically perform different types of duplicate files search operations and/or search duplicates on multiple servers and NAS storage devices via the network. In addition, the new product version improves the DupScout Server product version and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to batch-execute duplicate files search commands using the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves the DupScout Server product version
  • Fixes a number of bugs

20-Aug-2019 - DupScout v12.1 adds the ability to filter duplicate files by the file system permissions granted (or denied) to specific users, user groups, administrators, system services, etc. In addition, the new product version adds the file system permissions properties dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files by the file system permissions
  • Adds the file system permissions properties dialog
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Jul-2019 - DupScout v12.0 adds the ability to generate consolidated pie charts showing the number of duplicate files and the amount of duplicate disk space per user, top directory and file category. In addition, the new product version adds support for Windows Server 2019, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds consolidated pie charts showing duplicate files per file category
  • Adds consolidated pie charts showing duplicate files per top directory
  • Adds consolidated pie charts showing duplicate files per user
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2019
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

22-May-2019 - DupScout v11.9 adds new duplicate files search wizards capable of searching large duplicate files created, modified or last accessed a long time ago allowing one to easily identify unused duplicate files using a significant amount of the disk space. In addition, the new version adds a new duplicate files search wizard allowing one to search duplicate files owned by a specific user, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a new duplicate files search wizard allowing to search large unused duplicate files
  • Adds a new duplicate files search wizard allowing to search files owned by a specific user
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

23-Apr-2019 - DupScout v11.8 improves the consolidated duplicate files search reports and consolidated disk space usage charts. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files search results dialog, improves the duplicate files search progress view, improves the DupScout client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the consolidated duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the consolidated disk space usage charts
  • Improves the duplicate files search results dialog
  • Improves the duplicate files search progress view
  • Improves the DupScout client GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Mar-2019 - DupScout v11.7 adds the ability to display timeline charts showing the number of duplicate files and amount of duplicate disk space per creation, last modification and last access year. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to export all types of pie charts and timeline charts to the BMP, JPEG and PNG image formats. Finally, the new version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to display duplicate files timeline charts
  • Adds the ability to export charts to the BMP, JPEG and PNG image formats
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Feb-2019 - DupScout v11.6 adds the ability to categorize and filter duplicate files by the creation, last modification and last access hour. In addition, the new product version improves all types of duplicate files search reports, improves duplicate files statistical pie charts, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize duplicate files search results by time
  • Adds the ability to filter duplicate files search results by time
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Improves duplicate files statistical pie charts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

21-Jan-2019 - DupScout v11.5 adds the ability to perform duplicate files history analysis operations and display history charts showing how the number of duplicate files and duplicate disk space are changing over time. In addition, the new product version improves the duplicate files set dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to perform duplicate files history analysis operations
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Improves the duplicate files set dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

18-Dec-2018 - DupScout v11.4 improves the performance of duplicate files search operations when searching huge file systems containing millions of files, improves all types of duplicate files reports, improves file management operations, improves the DupScout command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Improves all types of duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the DupScout command line utility
  • Improves file management operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Nov-2018 - DupScout v11.3 adds support for multi-user deployment models allowing one to configure a number of user accounts and specify user-specific permissions for each account including permissions to configure, execute and control duplicate files search operations, view and manage duplicate files reports, schedule periodic duplicate files search operations and manage the product configuration. In addition, the new product version improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for multi-user deployment models
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

4-Oct-2018 - DupScout v11.2 adds the ability to search files in multiple duplicate files reports allowing one to generate consolidated file search reports containing information from different servers and NAS storage systems. In addition, the new product version improves the file search operations, improves the file search dialog, improves the duplicate files reports dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search files in multiple duplicate files reports
  • Adds the ability to save consolidated file search reports
  • Improves the duplicate files reports dialog
  • Improves the file search operations
  • Improves the file search dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

6-Sep-2018 - DupScout v11.1 improves the pre-configured duplicate files search wizards allowing one to search duplicate files using a number of automatically generated search profiles. In addition, the new product version improves the consolidated duplicate files search reports, improves the file properties dialog, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the pre-configured duplicate files search wizards
  • Improves the consolidated duplicate files search reports
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Jul-2018 - DupScout v11.0 adds duplicate files search wizards allowing one to easily search duplicate files using a number of pre-configured search profiles. In addition, the new product version adds support for new file types and file categories, improves file filters, improves the duplicate files search results dialog, improves the file properties dialog, redesigns the DupScout client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a number of pre-configured duplicate files search wizards
  • Adds support for new file types and file categories
  • Improves the duplicate files search results dialog
  • Improves the file properties dialog
  • Redesigns the DupScout client GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Jun-2018 - DupScout v10.9 improves the performance of duplicate files search operations, improves the performance of duplicate files filtering operations and improves the performance of report generation operations. In addition, the new product version adds the product update capabilities to the server-based product versions, improves the main DupScout GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the performance of duplicate files search operations
  • Improves the performance of duplicate files filtering operations
  • Improves the performance of report generation operations
  • Improves the main DupScout GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

25-Apr-2018 - DupScout v10.8 adds the ability to save consolidated reports showing the number of duplicate files and duplicate disk space per file extension, file attributes, creation year, last modification year and last access year. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to export the pie charts data to the HTML, PDF, Excel, text, CSV and XML reports. Finally, the new version adds the ability to control the number of parallel duplicate files search tasks and fixes a number of security vulnerabilities and bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save consolidated duplicate files search reports
  • Adds the ability to control the number of parallel tasks
  • Adds the ability to export the pie charts data
  • Fixes a number of security vulnerabilities
  • Fixes a number of bugs