This article will be useful primarily for music lovers, especially those who have a computer at their extensive library. Why look for duplicates of music, if taken separately audio file does not take too much space? The fact is that, firstly, duplicate music together occupy a considerable amount, and you may even be surprised at how much hard disk space is free after removal of the same songs. Secondly, the same files created disorder in your music collection, and the same song is repeated several times in different albums and folders. Not very pleasant when in listen to the playlist, the same music is two to three times. Do not search for and delete duplicate music manually. It is inefficient, besides you can accidentally delete an important file, which is actually no copies. To find duplicate files and safely remove them, it is best to use a specially designed for this program. For example, a small but very powerful utility Manyprog Find Duplicate Files.
Audio file format, there are quite a few, and certainly on your computer is music or audio recording, not only in the format of mp3, which is the most common format for audio files. This format combines good sound quality with a small volume occupied by these files, but those who are seriously passionate about music, not interested in the volume occupied by one or another album, and, above all, the quality of sound. For this purpose it has been developed formats (codecs) that implement lossless data compression. For example, flac format compresses the data, leaving them completely identical to the original. Very often music lovers keep copies of your disk is formatted flac. If a CD or DVD with the original music is damaged, absolutely exact duplicate of it can be recovered from this archive. Flac popularity is also due to the fact that it is multi-format, ie files in this format can be played on any operating system. At present, almost all common media player can play music in this format.