Czkawka

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System cleaner, FSLint successor

Czkawka is a simple, fast and easy to use app to remove unnecessary files from your computer. Among many features, it written in memory safe Rust and is amazingly fast. It is Free, Open Source without ads. It is multi platform and has cache support.

It features both, CLI and GUI front ends and has multiple rich search options to enable finding: duplicates, empty files and folders, big files, location, temporary files, similar Images, zeroed files, same music, invalid symbolic links and broken files.

Homepage | License: MIT

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22.04, 22.102022/09/08 11:515.0.2-1~xtradeb1
20.042022/01/20 13:214.0.0-1~xtradeb1

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Comments: 5

  1. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> czkawka 5.0.2-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.

  2. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> czkawka 5.0.1-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Fixed problem with removing ending slash with empty disk window path
    – Added to CLI bad extensions mode
    – Restore default sorting method in CLI where finding biggest files
    – Added tests to CI
    – Show error message when all directories are set as reference folders
    – Added more info about new requirements on Linux

  3. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> czkawka 4.1.0-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – New mode – finding files whose content not match with their extension – #678
    – Builtin icons – no more invalid, theme/OS dependent icons – #659
    – Big(usually 2x) speedup of showing previews of images(both previews in scan and compare window) – #660
    – Fix selecting records by custom selection popup – #632
    – Support more tags when comparing music files – #590
    – Fix not proper selecting path – #656
    – No more popups during scan for similar videos on Windows – #656 – external change 4056
    – Custom selecting is now case-insensitive by default – #657
    – Better approximate comparison of tags – #641
    – Fix search problem due accumulated stop events – #623
    – Option to ignore other filesystems in Unix OS(for now only in CLI) – #673
    – Fix file hardlinking on Windows – #668
    – Support for case-insensitive name grouping of files – #669
    – Directories for search GUI can be passed by CLI – #677
    – Prevent from getting non respond app notification from display servers – #625

  4. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> czkawka 4.0.0-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Multithreading support for collecting files to check(2/3x speedup on 4 thread processor and SSD) – #502, #504
    – Add multiple translations – Polish, Italian, French, German, Russian … – #469, #508, 5be
    – Add support for finding similar videos – #460
    – GUI code refactoring and search code unification – #462, #531
    – Fixed crash when trying to hard/symlink 0 files – #462
    – GTK 4 compatibility improvements for future change of toolkit – #467, #468, #473, #474, #503, #505
    – Change minimal supported OS to Ubuntu 20.04(needed by GTK) – #468
    – Increased performance by avoiding creating unnecessary image previews – #468
    – Improved performance due caching hash of broken/not supported images/videos = #471
    – Option to not remove cache from non existent files(e.g. from unplugged pendrive) – #472
    – Add multiple tooltips with helpful messages – #472
    – Allow caching prehash – #477
    – Improve custom selecting of records(allows to use Rust regex) – #489
    – Remove support for finding zeroed files – #461
    – Remove HashMB mode – #476
    – Approximate comparison of music – #483
    – Enable column sorting for simple treeview – #487
    – Allow hiding upper panel – #491
    – Make UI take less space – #500
    – Add support for raw images(NEF, CR2, KDC…) – #532
    – Image compare performance and usability improvements – #529, #528, #530, #525
    – Reorganize(unify) saving/loading data from file – #524
    – Add “reference folders” – #516
    – Add cache for similar music files – #558

  5. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> czkawka 3.3.1-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    – Fix crash when moving buttons #457
    – Hide move button at start c9ca230
    * Version 3.3.0 – 20.11.2021r
    – Select files by pressing space key #415
    – Add additional info to printed errors #446
    – Add support for multiple image filters, hashes and sizes in similar images tool #447, #448
    – Button to move files/folders to provided location #449
    – Add non clickable button to fix white theme #450
    – Fixed freeze when opening in same thread file/folder #448
    – Tool to check performance of different image filters and hash types and sizes #447
    – Add scheduled CI and pin it to support Rust 1.53.0 7bb, #431
    – Update snap file to use builtin rust plugin and update gnome extension 8f2
    – Disable from checking in similar images webp, gif, bmp, ico extension which caused crashes #445, 49e

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