Easy-to-use, fast, powerful, and beautiful duplicate photos cleaner for the Mac

Files & Folders

Finds and eliminates duplicates on your hard disks or external storage. On removal, photos go to the system Trash, so can be restored.


Works smoothly with the new Apple Photos, displaying the library hierarchy and photos with details. On removal, photos go to a special album.


Fully compatible with the latest iPhoto 9, iPhoto 8.x (iLife ‘09) and iPhoto 7.x (iLife ‘08). Duplicate photos are moved to the iPhoto Trash.


Fully compatible with Aperture 3.0 and later. PhotoSweeper shows all details of photos and duplicate photos are moved to the Aperture Trash.

Capture One

Works famously with the latest Capture One 11, and with older Capture One versions. On removal, photos go to a special album.

Adobe Lightroom

Works great with Lightroom Classic CC. On removal, PhotoSweeper doesn‘t delete files, but marks them as “Rejected” and puts to a special collection.

Why do you need PhotoSweeper?

Auto Mark

PhotoSweeper has intuitive adjustable rules which determine what photo should be kept in each group of duplicate photos.

Similar Photos

Fast groups similar photos and lets you delete unwanted photos in a few clicks. You determine similarity between photos.

Series of Shots

Determine a time gap between photos, and the app will find series of shots, help you keep the best photos and eliminate others.

Auto Lock

Keep safe already sorted photos. Locked photos are used for comparison but can‘t be marked for removal.


Compares video files as well. You can add video files not only from your Mac, but also from Photos, iPhoto, Aperture and Lightroom.

Edited Pictures

Finds duplicates with different image dimensions, color saturation, and even edited with applications, such as Photoshop, Pixelmator etc.

Great Browser

The up-to-date browser with such great features like EXIF Info Panel, Movie Preview, Quick Look, Path Bar, Image Ratings, Color Labels etc.

Batch Rename

You can bulk rename files while copying or moving them to another folder. It helps you better import photos on your Mac.

Safe Removal

PhotoSweeper never deletes files from a disk or media library directly. If something is wrong, you can restore photos from Trash.

Image Formats

Supports all the popular image formats including RAW ones and HEIC. Exclusive support of PDF, DNG and WebP formats.

Viewing Results

3 comfortable modes for reviewing results: “One by One”, ”Face-to-Face" and “All in One“. Marking a photo with just a click.

Flexible Settings

Powerful multi-settings to easily find duplicates, similar photos, series of shots. You can adjust matching level in the results on-the-fly.


Well-optimized, with 64-bits and multi-core processors support, PhotoSweeper reveals the real power of your Mac.

macOS Big Sur

PhotoSweeper takes full advantage of the latest features and looks magnificent on macOS Big Sur. Optimized for the new M1-powered Macs (Apple Silicon).

Other Improvements

PhotoSweeper comes with a list of various other enhancements and modernizations throughout the whole app. Learn more about what’s new.

Get PhotoSweeper

Get rid of duplicate photos. Save time. Save space.

Download PhotoSweeper on the Mac App Store