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This package was approved by moderator purity on 5/31/2015.

CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files. Duplicate files have exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time and location. Also, CloneSpy is able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name. Perhaps you have different versions of a file and you want to find all of them and remove the older versions. CloneSpy can also find zero length files. These are files that have no content.

CloneSpy is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The appropriate version for your system will be installed automatically.

To install CloneSpy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install clonespy --version 3.2

To upgrade CloneSpy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade clonespy --version 3.2


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'clonespy'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/S /NODESKTOPSHORTCUT /X64'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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  • CloneSpy




Release Notes

  • Added: If you push the "Delete all marked files" button in the Zero length files window or Single duplicates window without first marking any file then an explanation is given on how to mark files.
  • Modified: Optimized the memory management so that now more of the available memory can be used.
  • Modified: Optimized the structure of the checksum database leading to the effect that your database needs to be rebuilt (previously cached checksums will be recreated).
  • Modified: If you scan a large number of files then the percentages in the scan progress window now have decimal places.
  • Modified: Opening and closing a large number of categories in the All duplicates window are now faster.
  • Modified: Marking a large number of files in the All duplicates window is now faster.
  • Modified: The upper limit for the size of scanned files is now deactivated by default (see Time + Size page of the Options window).
  • Fixed: If you have a large checksum database then CloneSpy no longer freezes for some time when you open the Options window.
  • Fixed: The Options window no longer freezes while the checksum database is being cleaned up (see Database page of the Options window).
  • Fixed: In the Options, if "Make new file" or "Replace file" is selected then the corresponding file name may no longer be erased.
  • Fixed: The Single duplicates window no longer shows files that were already deleted manually by the user during the scan.
  • Fixed: Corrected the original file name in the version information of the installer.

Full update history

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CloneSpy 3.33 763 Monday, January 30, 2017 approved
CloneSpy 3.31 317 Friday, November 11, 2016 approved
CloneSpy 3.30 335 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 approved
CloneSpy 3.24 320 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 approved
CloneSpy 3.23 282 Sunday, January 31, 2016 approved
CloneSpy 3.22 274 Wednesday, December 23, 2015 approved
CloneSpy 3.21 239 Monday, June 29, 2015 approved
CloneSpy 3.13 487 Saturday, August 9, 2014 approved
CloneSpy 3.2 243 Saturday, May 30, 2015 approved

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