Duplicate file handling

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26 Jul, 2021 08:46 AM

Hi Hendrik,

Is there a method to direct BeaTunes to move any duplicate files deleted from the library, into a designated location? For example, I would find it really helpful if I could go through my very large number of acoustic duplicates and have BeaTunes delete the files from the library, yet move those files to an external drive or other location that I specify. That way if I made a mistake (or BeaTunes made a mistake) in dealing with a duplicate file, I could simply retrieve the file from the failsafe location, while there would be the immediate benefit of removing the duplicates from the library. That would be a big improvement.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by hendrik on 26 Jul, 2021 08:18 PM

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    Hey John,

    thanks for the suggestion.

    If possible, beaTunes moves files to the trash instead of completely deleting them. However, on some shared drives or non-local storage locations this may not be supported.


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