*** The brand-new version with a bunch of unique features and improvements ***

PhotoSweeper is a fast, precise & super efficient tool to eliminate similar or duplicate photos even in huge photo collections. It works with photos from Apple Photos, iPhoto, Aperture, PhaseOne Capture One and Adobe Lightroom libraries as well as photos from your hard drives and external storages.

“Swift, easy to use, thorough, analyzes specific libraries, can search according to various criteria, offers choices in photo handling” TheNextWeb
"PhotoSweeper packs a powerful punch in de-cluttering any size collection. 9/10" Mac.AppStorm
"PhotoSweeper is a simple and efficient utility for organizing photos. 4.5/5" Macworld
"The interface is a breeze to use. 9/10" MacNews
"I do like this app, it works really well and under the hood is written to utilize the abilities of your Mac." MacTricksAndTips

PhotoSweeper will help you if:

• You take a series of shots of the same scene trying to get the perfect one.
• You edit photos with software like Photoshop, Pixelmator etc., and make backups just in case.
• You have photos scattered on external hard drives and local disks, in Apple Photos, iPhoto, Aperture or Lightroom libraries.
• You have a mess in your photo collection or just want to free disk space by removing junk photos.


• Easy search of photos
Just drag and drop folders from your Mac to allow PhotoSweeper to find all photos inside. Add more photos from your Photos, iPhoto, Aperture, Capture One or Lightroom library via the Media Browser window.

• Flexible comparison settings
Powerful multi-settings to easily find duplicates, similar photos, series of shots. The app finds duplicate photos, even those edited in external programs such Photoshop, regardless of image size or format.

• “Side to Side” comparison
Find duplicates between two groups of photos while ignoring those inside each group. It allow you to compare the contents of two folders with each other or find similar photos to a single image.

• High speed and quality
PhotoSweeper was developed as a tool for extremely fast comparison of a huge number of photos. Cutting-edge technologies and unique algorithms make searching duplicates incredibly fast and gives excellent comparison results.

• Efficiency
You can regroup the results without re-comparing photos by changing matching level with a slider. Using caches makes the next comparison much faster.

• Marking duplicates automatically
Mark photos you want to get rid of manually, or use the "Auto Mark" feature to mark duplicates automatically based on the list of rules you can adjust to your needs in the Preferences.

• Comfortable viewing results
PhotoSweeper provides 3 modes for reviewing results: “One by One”, ”Face-to-Face" - one or two large photos with an opportunity to mark a photo with just a click, “All in One“ - all groups of duplicates in one list.

• Great photo browsing
PhotoSweeper also serves as an up-to-date photo browser with a built-in search of photos by metadata, Quick Look preview, the "Info" panel with a detailed photo description, including histogram and image metadata (EXIF, IPTC etc.).

A comprehensive user manual is available on our site:

What's New

Version 3.2.1

+ Added compatibility with Lightroom Classic.
+ Made PhotoSweeper even more awesome by fixing issues reported by our customers.

We would like to thank all users who participated in development and improvement of PhotoSweeper.

Ratings and Reviews

Simple unduplication:)


I bought this program after trying many alternative methods to clean up my amalgamated iPhoto libraries.
To be fair, at the price, I wasn’t expecting too much.
Simple to use and pretty good at offering accurate duplicate matching I soon had the bulk of my extra photos marked and ready to remove.
Sadly I then recieved an error message as PhotoSweeper failed to connect with iPhoto to enable the photos to be removed.
After many attempts and much reading of the manual. Yes I did read it! I gave in and sent an e-mail to the help desk. Within minutes came a fully detailed reply to my problem. Wow!!!! Super service from Jon.
A review of my settings, changing the setting in Preferences to not use Apple scripts for removal ,and voila!!! Surplus photos heading to the trash:)
It does just what it says on the box. Finds and removes duplicate photos in a simple and easy manner.
Its a very good little program which works really well and at the cost of a few cups of coffee.
Congratulations to the team at Overmac.
James Archibald:)



I have been a bit nervous about using one of these types of programs for aperture for over a year now, but I decided to bite the bullet and haven't regretted using this - It's super easy, clean and once you spend a few moments getting used to it, incredibly powerful.



Simple, Very Quick, Very Accurate. It made my nightmare of sorting recovered photos a dream. The Developer even quickly included a feature when requested.

Extremely good value. Thanks!


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22.8 MB
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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