Scan your iPhoto library for duplicates, thumbnails, faces, missing photos and corrupt jpegs. [more]
Scan your Aperture library for duplicates. [more]
Scan your iPod, iPhone or iPad photos library for duplicates. [more]
Make your photos easily searchable by marking them, using their metadata and characteristics. [more]
Duplicate Annihilator is fully compatible with Apples new Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite.
For a limited period of time you can upgrade your current Duplicate Annihilator license (any version) to Duplicate Annihilator Toolbox Family Pack for only $5.95.
Click here for all the details.
Duplicate Annihilator for Aperture 3 is available here. Click here for all the details.
Brattoo Propaganda Software will participate in Earth Hour 2014.
In the spirit of Christmas Brattoo Propaganda Software has donated USD1500 to swedish Music Aid 2012. The cash will be spent on projects to improve access to clean water for children in the world's slum regions.
We encourage our customers and fellow developers to do the same.
Duplicate Annihilator is fully compatible with Apples new iLife´11.
We are looking for translators interested in helping us to localize Duplicate Annihilator, especially to Spanish and Japanese. Please contact us if interested.
Up to six million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Kenya and Somalia, according to the United Nations.
Red Cross is assisting communities in both Kenya and Somalia with water, food and seeds to grow crops.
Brattoo Propaganda Software has decided to donate significantly to this cause. Thank you for supporting this cause by purchasing Duplicate Annihilator.
Brattoo Propaganda Software has decided honor Steve jobs by donating significantly to Cancer Research.
We encourage our customers and competitors to do the same.
The leading application for dealing with iPhoto duplicates.
Yes, iPhoto protects you from importing duplicates but if you are like the rest of us you have managed to do so anyway.
Duplicate Annihilator takes on the time consuming task comparing the images in your iPhoto library using effective algorithms to make sure that no duplicates escape. When found the duplicate will either be marked with a description of your choice to make it searchable or simply moved to iPhoto's trashcan.
“A software developer by trade, I often write my own scripts to automate tedious tasks in order to have the best control over the end result. After many hours of working on my own and pulling in several open source alternatives, I purchased Duplicate Annihilator for less than $10. Not only has this program identified my iPhoto duplicates MORE ACCURATELY than what I produced after hours of manual and script editing, but it did so with no supervision. An excellent product and great support. I highly recommend this product to anyone who wants to enjoy their photos instead of organizing them.”
“I just wanted to write to you about how much work and grief you saved me. Throughout the years of multiple iPhoto upgrades and rebuilding photo libraries I ended up with over fourteen thousand photos and I knew that many of them were duplicates but I was too lazy to deal with them.
Well, then came a hard drive crash and the prospect of me rebuilding my library once again (I didn't have a very good strategy for backups but I do now) and going through each and every photo to figure out which ones were originals. After a few hundred of these I got frustrated and found your programs and figured that for less than eight bucks I'd give it a shot.
Best eight dollars I've ever spent. (The library went from 14,647 to 7,408.)
“Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!
I got a new computer and in the process of transferring data from old to new I ended up with many duplicates. Even one photo of my boyfriends mother is more than enough but 5??? ARGGHHH!
In less time than it took to order and install Annihilator, 1,254 duplicates were gone. I love how you set the app to 'label' photos as duplicates in comments, so easy to manage them that way! And it makes searching and deleting very easy. I also like getting the registration # immediately on completing order & followed up in confirmation email... I can think of another company or two who would benefit from doing it this way!
thanks again, I can once again go into iPhoto without fear of total depression :-)”
“It's been just over a week since I got Duplicate Annihilator, and I just wanted to send you a thank you note to say that I am so happy that you created your software. Apple should really adopt the program and add it to iphoto cause it really cleared up a NIGHTMARE for me.
I have a mac. About a year ago, one of my 4 kids was into gaming, and decided one day to split my hard-drive in half and put windows on one of the halves. (without my blessings, I might add) Well, he rushed through it I guess, and ended up accidentally deleting my entire operating system. When I came home, there was an empty hard-drive and the windows picture on the screen.
Anyway, a friend of ours kindly volunteered to recover the lost data using a recovery program (Disc Doctors), and when he came to the photo part, I guess rather than recovering the "originals only", he chose to recover all images. This meant every thumbnail, every duplicate (which technically are not duplicates because they have different file names and sizes in many cases) every image that the computer had ever seen -Including internet images!-, all came back on our computer... All 45,000 of them! (The library before the crash numbered about 4400.)
I had to go out and buy an external hard-drive (which was good, cause now I back up regularly) just to house iphoto.
I started running your programs as soon as I got them, and after several days my iphoto library was reduced to just over 5000 photos. There still are a few duplicates there, but I didn't expect 100% perfection. Now iphoto's back on my computer and I've got some sorting to do, but basically, because of your software, the nightmare's over.
So thanks. And congratulations for believing in something strongly enough to stick to it and make it go from being just an idea, to a great thing that people can use. ”
The leading application for dealing with iPhoto duplicates is now also available for Aperture 3.
It's so easy to import images to Aperture that sometimes a duplicate or two occur. Eventually that can become quite a task to clean up.
Duplicate Annihilator - Aperture Edition takes on the time consuming task comparing the Master images in your Aperture 3 database using effective algorithms to make sure that no duplicates escape. When a duplicate is found the versions of that master will be marked with a keyword of your choice to make it easy to locate and delete.
The leading application for dealing with iPhoto duplicates is now also available for iOS devices such as iPods, iPhones and iPads.
Syncing photos, Photo stream and various photo editing tools can easily result in unwanted duplicates on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Those duplicate photos consumes lots of precious storage and also makes managing your photos difficult. Until now the only solution have been manual and tiresome work but with Duplicate Annihilator for iOS those days are gone.
Duplicate Annihilator for iOS takes on the time consuming task comparing the images in your photo library on your iOS devices, using effective algorithms to make sure that no duplicates escape.
Remember that beautiful pink tree in Kyoto? Can you easily locate that photo? No? Well now you can. Simply search for "Kyoto pink".
Organizing photos is hard work. Categorizing photos to make them easy to find is the key to a more smooth and fun iPhoto experience. But then again it is hard work and not very fun to do.
iPhoto Tagger analyze the meta data and characteristics of your photos, makes the data human readable and applies it to your photos as iPhoto keywords, iPhoto description and/or Spotlight comments. Automatically making you photos much easier to find and enjoy.
“I have been a user of Duplicate Annihilator for awhile and love it.”
“I’m finding DA extremely helpful in eliminating literally thousands of duplicates in my iPhoto library. Thanks so much!”
“@brattoopropagan tried them all with 82,000 dig pics, 30t Dups In 2010-11 only you guys at brat too got RESULTS! Thanks”
“The program worked great on my computer in sorting through the duplicate . Very easy to use. Very Happy Customer.”
“Thank you very much for your great support and useful software!”
“BLOWN AWAY! You saved me COUNTLESS hours scouring through over 30,000 photos! I trust good things will come your way!!!”
“Awesome! You guys rock!”
“Thank you so much for being so helpful with amazing customer support!”
“Fantastic product! Love it.”
“I LOVE YOU BRATOO. Thank you for everything. I am your fan for life.!”
“Thank you for a TERRIFIC PRODUCT!”
“I downloaded 3 other apps to remove a snafu of my accidental duplication of my entire iPhoto library and none of them worked! Your app worked like a breeze, it took a while but I'm not complaining!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!”
“I love Duplicate Annihilator”
“Thank you for making such a great app. It's worked magnificently.”
“I highly recommend your program! My IPhoto is now one of the "cleanest" features in my life :-)”
“Duplicate Annihilator is an amazing tool which is really useful for me. Thanks a lot for your great work!”
“Your customer service is prompt and informative. I wish more business were like yours. I'm glad a purchased your product.”
“great program you have!!!! works better than anyone out there! was the only one that found mu dupes - all others found nada! lifesaver!!!!”
“GREAT!! It is working and doing a wonderful job finding my duplicates! Thank you so much!”
“Seriously it's the best...I kinda want to add duplicate photo's to Iphoto just so it can find and delete them ;-)”
“I really like your software. You have saved me A LOT of time!”
“Quite brilliant support! Thank you.”
“Works great!! Real asset to Aperture, thanks.”
“ I do have to say, your customer support is amazing, and that is something I don't find much these days.”
“The Apps that I tried and failed were Photo Sweeper, Duplicate Cleaner, iPhoto Library Manager. I don't know what it is about your App thats is different but it did the trick!”
“I really appreciate you help and applaud your excellent customer support.”
“Duplicate Annihilator is a TERRIFIC APP!!!”
“THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!! TERRIFIC support!!! And, a wonder-FULL product.”
“I just downloaded this product and I couldn't be happier!! Thanks Brattoo for your ridiculously awesome customer service too!!”
“Love the product!! it has saved me numerous hours of fixing my photo library!!”
“Awesome software, thanks!”
“What a fabulous product.”
“Thank you, the program has been an incredible space/time saver.”
“Works like a charm!”
“This is a great program!”
“I have purchased this app and it works great!”
“I love my duplicate annihilator app.”
“I purchased your Duplicate Annihilator earlier this month and am very satisfied. I have since used it to flag over 3,000 photos on my hard drive as duplicates.”
“Just bought and used your software and want to thank you for a great product that saved me hours of tedious work (1400 + duplicates). Nice work!”
“The program helped us find about 500 duplicates and over 5000 missing pix out of about 10,000. Very useful and a great time saver. Will recommend to all.”
“work great fantastic program”
“I just used your software to remove duplicates from my iPhoto library and was VERY happy with the results.”
“I really am most impressed by your outstanding customer support.”
“I just to thank you for saving me so much time and anguish. Best $8 I ever spent!”
“50+ Gigs of duplicate iPhoto data found with @brattoopropagan Duplicate Annihilator. Awesome piece of software.”
“just wanted to say thank you…your program helped me eliminate 50,000 duplicates. Thank you.”
“@brattoopropagan Just ran it on my wife’s 80 GB library and it found 5k dupes! Saved 5 GB in space and hundreds of cleanup hours. Thanks!”
“Best $8 I've ever spent!”
“Amazing time saver.”
“Brilliant product saved me an amazing amount of time and heartache.”
“I am so exited because I really love this program. It saves me a lot of work!”
“You continue to impress me with your superb support! Thanks again for your (as always) fast and concise Help!”
“You guys are great!!!!”
“10/10 GREAT APP...! CONGRATS TO YOUR TEAM.”
“Fabulous! Saved me hours and hours...thanks!”
“Just a word to tell how pleased I am with your product.My Mac is again working full speed...”
“Great program! Easy to use, and works pretty quickly.”
“Wow, I had read great things about your customer support, and this certainly confirms they were right! I am MOST grateful for your very personalized, specific and incredibly helpful response.”
“Your customer service is great!”
“It’s a great program.”
“It is fantastic”
“Love my new duplicate annihilator”
“I'm excited about this new app. but just as excited about Brattoo's responsiveness to a novice user's questions.”
“Thanks for making this useful and important software tool!”
“If you're a digital hoarder who's managed to fill your iPhoto library with duplicates, Duplicate Annihilator is excellent. ”
“I have a new favorite app for my Mac - Duplicate Annihilator.”
“To say I am grateful to your product is a total understatement - but it's all I have. ”
“Works great, Thank-you, saved me a lot of time finding 745 duplicates.”
“All is goodness now. Just nuked 800 duplicates. Sweet.”
“thank god for this little program for iPhoto & Apperture!!! Many hours saved. :))”
“I am very pleased with Duplicate Annihilator, it has help enormously with the data classing of my 150,000 poorly managed photos. I am particularly impressed with the robustness of the programme...”
“Thanks!! You were very prompt and now I'm working without such a clutter of worthless duplicates. It feels good not to be hoarding multiple photographs of people, dogs, cats, and places I wish I'd never visited. ”
“I bought duplicate annihilator yesterday and it worked great.”
“I always appreciate good customer service and yours was ( is ) excellent. I'm loving your product. ”
“I recently bought Duplicate Annihilator and would like to thank you 4891 times! ”
“I'm very pleased with my results using Duplicate Annihilator”
“The program runs beautifully.”
“The application worked fine! I was able to eliminate several thousand duplicates.”
“Best 8 dollar app for the Mac. Must-have if you have a massive iPhoto library. ”
“Damn, you guys are awesome!!!!”
“You guys are awesome! It took me longer to find your software than it did to remove my duplicate.”
“Thanks for a great product.”
“Tried it with my iPhoto library and i am very happy with it, it worked flawlessly!”“Product is GREAT!!!”
“I used your product on two iPhoto libraries yesterday, and it worked wonderfully.”
“Apple employees say you are the best...”
“I purchased it at one of my Apple store One to One lessons, because my Apple guy recommended it. And I really liked using it...”
“Yeah! It's a brilliant program!”
“I love your software!”
“Wow, this was awesome. Well done...Yours is a product I'll gladly spread the word of mouth on... Fantastic!”
“Great program. Using it to weed out 10 of thousand of duplicates in my various files.”
“Thnx for making this real good product.”
“Teriffic program! Suggested by Apple person in At Apple Store”
“Your software is amazing!”
“Because of you, I can organizing photos :-)”
“Thank you for a great product.”
“Many thanks for your assistance, very impressed with Duplicator Annihilator programme.”
“To my amazement it all worked perfectly and all my duplicates are in the garbage. What a relief.”
“Two wonderful apps, I would have gone insane trying to solve my multiple images problems any other way. I went from over 44,000 images to less than 10,000.”
“DA identified and eliminated about 1500 duplicates in my iPhoto Library (still don't know how those duplicates were generated!) -- and it saved me about 11GB of precious space -- so thanks for a great product!”
“Great product, use both the iPhoto and Aperture versions.”
“I just want to say your Duplicate Annihilator is GREAT.”
“Just want to say that I am a big fan of Duplicate Annihilator! It works and it saved me weeks of work finding duplicates… Thank you!”
“The Aperture one is so slick, I'm glad I purchased your software.”
“Thank you. I am very pleased with this sotware. It is straight-forward and easy to use and did the job.What could be better than that.?”
“Great product. I thought that I was going to go crazy sorting through 3,000 photos to eliminate about 1,000 duplicates. You saved the day!”
“Thanks, I am really impressed about you service and will reccomend you to all my friends.”
“It worked great and found all the dups”
“I have recently purchased your product which is fantastic. I used Magic mode and removed over 600 duplicate photos from a collection of 11000 photos, so very happy.”
“Wow ! u are so on top of things.”
“Awesome, works as advertised with no drama.”
“Your software is super valuable for me!”
“Just ran Duplicate Annihilator and ran perfectly.”
“Your program has done an excellent job spotting duplicates. Worked like a charm. Sooooo much better than hacking it myself.”
“I love the fact that it works so well, I wish my brain was as quick!!!”
“I wish I could tell somebody how pleased I am with your perseverance and good service.”
“Thanks for a wonderful app”
“Oh, my GOODNESS! THANK YOU! This email response from you surprised me so much and gave me such a "lift"! I read it to my husband and it really is a stunning experience to receive such a generous and kind customer service response. And the phrasing of your response was simply delightful ... and very appreciated!”
“I love your software. I finally got my photo libraries cleaned out.”
“Thanks for a great product. Duplicate Annihilator works fine on my Mac.”
“Ran it once and loved it.”
“Presto! It worked. Many, many thanks.”
“I have cleaned my pictures. Great soft. Thanks a lot”
“FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS WORKED PERFECTLY!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE your program!”
“GOD bless you and your company for coming up w/a time-saving and a very smart program!”
“Thanks a lot for making such a useful product at such a great price. Duplicate Annihilator has already saved me hours--great work!”
“What a GOD/SEND this software is. It saves hours of tedious and mind numbing click-drag-click-drag and on and on. Many thanks.”
“Love the software!”
“Thanks for this great app! A real time-saver.”
“Thanks you saved me hundreds of hours!”
“Thank you and well done. I have run it on one machine and it worked beautifully. Thanks for solving a long term problem with my iPhoto files.”
“thanks a lot for the awesome support. I'm impressed and satisfied. I'll totally recommend you.”
“Good, useful piece of software. Both thumbs up.”
“Thank you so much for working me through my questions on your products - they both have worked great - I have learned a lot about IPhoto as a result of your assistance”
“You are fantastic - thanks”
“I purchased duplicate annihilator today. So very pleased with results.”
“Thank you. I think it worked, it looks like the duplicates are gone.”
“The rest of my life continues normally, in its dull manner, enlivened by the annihilators' good work on my thumbnails and duplicates - marvellous.”
“Love your software and will rave about it even more now thanks to your customer service :)”
“Thanks again for the help and amazing product.”
“Software worked great. Thanks.”
“Thank you. These two products have saved me hours and hours of time.”
“I do not know if this is just one person that has been helping me out, but you are WONDERFUl and patient and the customer service for this product is second to none.”
“Close to 6,000 duplicates...now my system is running better than ever!”
“Duplicate Annihilator for Aperture is working great - reduced my library by about ¼.”
“MANY MANY MANY thanks to you folks for putting together an aperture edition. I loved this for iphoto, but thought I'd lost you in the move to aperture. SO glad I get to use your great software again! ”
“Many thanks to the staff of Brattoo Software, and the software, for helping me get rid of thousands of duplicates.”
“These are absolutely wonderful programs. I had duplicates coming out of my ears, metaphorically speaking, and your programs cleaned out literally thousands of image dupes!”
“All good and great product, probably saved me three months worth of work deleting pic’s!!!!”
“Your app is worth it's weight in gold...”
“Thank you so much, wow best customer support I've ever seen.”
“Great product! Well worth the price in time alone!”
“I love duplicate annihilator...”
“Thanks for a great bit of software. Fantastic value and does exactly what it says on the tin! A bargain for £6.”
“I love the Duplicate Ann... easily the best on the market”
“Great tool for professionals.”
“I am enjoying using your “Duplicate Annihilator” software. I haven’t found another program that equals your software for strength, versatility, speed and accuracy.”
“Duplicate Annihilator is amazing. It's wonderful, and you're simply brilliant.”
“Thank you so much. This is great support. Never seen this before!”
“Congratulations for this awesome software! I've bought it for iPhoto and worked amazing.”
“It's a great programme, very helpful especially to someone like me who is terrified of deleting any photos especially old ones.”
“Duplicate Annihilator is such a good, easy to use and it finds every dupe. I have a giant iPhoto library and the dupes seem get into it all the time. I run the application regularly on the whole thing, and on parts of it where I suspect there might be some dupes, and it never fails. How can you charge so little for it. And your customer service also is the best I've ever used.”
“I purchased the Duplicate Annihilator about a month ago, used it, worked great.”
“You are wonderful and very patient I will sing your praises! ”
“What a great program. ...I think that's pretty amazing. And the whole process was so simple and easy that I just thought I'd tell you about my experience. AND FOR $8. I 'd gladly pay $20 for this wonderful, user friendly application.”
“Thanks for a really useful piece of software.”
“Duplicate Annihilator is the best $8 I've ever spent. I merged all of my iPhoto libraries & it flawlessly found & deleted the duplicate pics.”
“Duplicate Annihilator rocks!”
“Duplicate Annihilator works beyond my expectations”
“This is a great program!”
“Great little app!”
“Excellent software, very happy customer.”
“I want to thank you for your very professional support of your annihilation software. ...Having a like new, clean library feels so good!”
“I just wanted to let you know how ridiculously impressed I am with your software!”
“I feel so much better having my photos back in order and you can be assured I will recommend your software to my customers!”
“Just bought the software and works great. I will definitely recommend to my friends and colleagues.”
“Duplicate Annihilator is fantastic.”
“...been enjoying my 'clean' iPhoto files since. Excellent product, excellent service!”
“Wonderful. Worth it's weight in gold!!!”
“You are GODS...thanks from a mere computer mortal.I will sacrifice an animal every day to you continued health...well maybe some joss sticks.”
“this software is great”
“U guys r legends”
“Got it working, thanks for the swift support, you rock!”
“Wow. Not only a grat program but great support. Amazing. Thanks so much”
“I really like the program - it's incredibly useful.”
“Every time I use this program -- just used it this morning to check a whole bunch of new images I imported into iPhoto recently and found several dozen dupes -- I think this is about the best $7.95 I've ever spent on anything. The program just *works* and has great built-in intelligence and best of all, safe-guards. I've tried other ways to find and elimnate dupes and really messed up my iPhoto library. With Duplicate Annihilator, I know my data is safe. This is a one-trick poney, but it's worth every penny. Highly recommended.”
“The problem is solved! You software is wonderful !!!”
“I am a little bit in love with your product as it is saving me a ton of time.”
“I am very pleased with the final result of Duplicate Annihilator. Thank you.”
“I purchased duplicate and thumbnail annihilator. I would like to say that this software is kick ass and the best type of software I have ever used. I tried a few other programs that were suckish and I bought the propagandas software and it is amazing”
“I just wanted to let you know that your product is amazing. I purchased Duplicate Annihilator almost two years ago and it has come in handy more than once. It's just amazing how well your product works and how seamless it is to use. I just thought you should know that $7.95 is a ridiculously cheap price for how well Duplicate Annihilator works. I know quite often you may get crazy feedback, but I just thought I'd tell you how grateful I am of Duplicate Annihilator. Thank you again for creating and maintaining a well written product!”
“Thanks for a real solution to a real problem”
“It's working now and I love it - fantastic software!”
“At $7.95, Duplicate Annihilator is a bargain, but I don't think any iPhoto user should be without it. Duplicate Annihilator fills a need and fills it well! A+”
“I downloaded Duplicate Annihilator yesterday and ran it on my iPhoto library, with its almost 22,000 images. It found 1,700 duplicates, moving the newer ones to the trash. I went through the discarded ones and could find no errors whatsoever.”
“I just purchased Duplicate Annihilator and it worked flawlessly so I could find and delete all duplicates in my library of over 40,000 pictures. What a life and timesaver.”
“Hey there, I wanted to say thank you for making some fantastic software with Duplicate Annihilator”
“The software is fantastic, I'm on the import of my 3rd iPhoto library and am please to say the dupes are quickly being whisked away!”
“Thank you for all your kind help. It is my intention to forward your name to the Nobel committee for consideration in the Genius category. Thanks again.”
“If only every company were as quick, efficient and helpful as you. You're a superb role-model. I wish you could take over the auto industry.”
“I really like the app. and have over 40,000 photos, and was able to find and delete the dups. Could not have done it with out your app.”
“Duplicate Annihilator saved me SO MUCH WORK!”
“Just wanted to let you know...your product is superb.”
“It's a wonderfully executed program and presents superb value for money.”
“It worked, THANKS. I like your app, it made my life a whole lot easier. ”
“Wow! Thank you, it is nice to have such great customer service.”
“I will put the good word out for your products, which are terrific by the way... THANK YOU!”
“WOW you have gained a customer for life.... LOVE your businesss ethics.... ”
“It worked! Thank you, thank you! I told the Apple Technical support guy about you on the phone today. I also told him, most importantly, about the AWESOME support you give!!! ”
“I REALLY APPRECIATE how quickly and thoroughly you have answered my questions.”
“Wow. You guys are amazing and absolutely should charge more for your software. This is customer service that far exceeds that which accompanies full-cost software !!”;
“I used your software and it's awesome, my iphoto library had 10300 pictures/movies, after i've runt it now 3000 was duplicated :) Can you imagine? Remove 3000 pictures by hand?”
“Thanks for the quick response and a great application!”
“This product is KILLER though!!”
“You rock :)”
“You guys rock, keep on creating useful apps for us, will ya?”
“I just wanted to drop a note of thanks for Duplicate Annilihator. ”
“Thank you so much for your product, I will be recommending it to anyone I run into with a similar problem!!”
“Your program saved a great deal of my time. It took well over an hour but the end result made my life much easier. Thanks.”
“This software accomplishes a task that should actually be built in iPhoto, but it isn't. It's stable, very versatile (according to the ways how duplicates are identifyed) and offers a simple way to hunt down duplicates in iPhoto. And it's price is affordable to really everyone!”
“I absolutely can recommend this software!”
“This saved me from days of sorting through more than 50000 pictures (originals, modified images, thumbnails, application icons a.s.o.) after a crash of both my main iPhoto and backup disk, with a following recover!”
“I can heartily recommend it for anyone who has managed to get duplicates that are not easily sorted "by hand".”
“It stepped through my 15,000+ photos, and found over 90% of the dupes. Well done.”