Surely you know the situation, when one and the same song is found in several different albums of any artist. Very often, singers or musicians include several new albums of old songs. Same song clog your music collection and take up space on your hard drive, so they must be removed from time to time. Of course, search for similar songs can be performed manually, moving from folder to folder, but, nevertheless, faster and more efficient for this purpose use special programs. For example, the program Manyprog Find Duplicate Files will not only find duplicate files and remove them to music, but also will search Similar songs by artist or album name. The program also allows you to search for duplicates of music only to the specific format in the specified size range of music files. A significant advantage of this program is that it does not remove anything without the user's knowledge. In the resulting list of found duplicates the user program itself indicates the kind of duplicates you want to delete.
Music file formats, there are many, and probably their major formats familiar to any PC user, so to distinguish audio files from other file types will not be difficult, especially since most of the music is stored in an mp3. If you are not a music lover, this format you are completely satisfied. The quality of his sound is almost indistinguishable from the sound of the original, but with high-quality equipment in sound quality difference becomes very noticeable. To play music and store high quality have been developed audio file formats - audio formats without loss of quality. These formats allow you to maintain the quality of the original, even when compressed. This saves not only the original sound, but decreases the volume of the audio file that enables you to store on your PC hard disk copies of digitized music albums with vinyl discs, or CD. This so-called lossless formats and most widespread among them are the formats FLAC, APE, Apple Lossless, Lossless Audio.