Singular

Licence: Shareware (N/A)
Version 0.9.1 | Release Date: 2008-06-07 | Download
  • Resource forks can be considered in file comparisons.
  • Added menu item to repeat last scan.
  • Added menu item to show last results.
  • Only available in English, Japanese and Italian.
Version 0.9beta | Release Date: 2007-12-31 | Download
  • Rewritten file scanner engine.
  • Scans can be blocked at any time.
  • Progress meter shows real advancement.
  • Improved stability and speed.
  • Localized to Italian.
  • Missing other localizations.
Version 0.8.1 | Release Date: 2007-07-02 | Download
  • Help Book localized to Italian.
  • Quick Scans saved using the "Save as Quick Scan" command now correctly appear in QS preference pane.
  • Default title with progressive index automatically provided when creating a Quick Scan.
  • QS keystrokes now range from 1 to 9 (0 is no longer used).
  • Added detailed progress indicator with current file being scanned.
  • Added French localization to Dashboard Widget.
Version 0.8 | Release Date: 2007-06-09 | Download
  • The user can now repeat the last scan with a single mouse click.
  • The user can save the last scan as a Quick Scan.
  • Added Help book.
  • Added buttons to access online help.
  • Added Hebrew localization.
  • Solved bug: preservation of a copy for each file not enforced in large groups of duplicates.
Version 0.7.6 | Release Date: 2007-05-04 | Download

Added German localization.

Version 0.7.5 | Release Date: 2007-04-25 | Download
  • Fixed: application no longer hangs when trying to calculate the hash of a file for which you don't have read permissions.
  • Updated Japanese localization.
Version 0.7.4 | Release Date: 2007-04-24 | Download
  • Excluded /dev from list of allowed folders, this caused crashes when scanning the entire root volume.
  • Added Dashboard Widget.
Version 0.7.3 | Release Date: 2007-04-22 | Download
  • Added disk caching for intermediate results.
  • Improved stability when scanning massive amounts of files (e.g. an entire HDD).
Version 0.7.2 | Release Date: 2007-04-15 | Download
  • Singular now exports the list of duplicates as plain text or CSV.
  • Fixed crashes on Panther due to a Tiger-only API.
  • Optimized file scanner.
  • Bugfixes.
Version 0.7.1 | Release Date: 2007-04-12 | Download
  • Duplicate files located on remote shares that can not be moved to the Trash can now be deleted immediately.
  • Added preference to delete untrashable files without asking.
Version 0.7 | Release Date: 2007-04-07 | Download
  • Critical: fixed bug that caused an infinite loop when scanning folders with circular symlinks.
  • Added indication of file type in the duplicates list.
  • Used smart caching of images and strings to reduce memory footprint.
  • Big performance improvements.
Version 0.6 | Release Date: 2007-04-01 | Download
  • Fixed bug that caused the application to hang when launched by dragging files on the app icon.
  • Added Automator Action to find duplicates from given files/folders.
  • Packaged as compressed Disk Image.
  • No, it ain't no April Fool's joke!
Version 0.5.1 | Release Date: 2007-03-16 | Download
  • Files (and groups of files) can be now opened in Finder clicking on the duplicates list.
  • Solved clipped text glitch in drop area when text width exceeds window width.
  • Some bugfixes.
Version 0.5 | Release Date: 2007-02-26 | Download
  • File scanner is now multithreaded.
  • Improved speed and reactiveness.
  • Added preference to preserve one copy for each file.
  • Improved log window.
  • Added French localization.
  • Added Japanese localization.
  • Added Spanish localization.
  • Added Italian localization.
  • Some bugfixes.
Version 0.4 | Release Date: 2007-02-20 | Download
  • Dramatically improved speed.
  • Added prefiltering by file size before doing a digest check.
  • Added preference to disable prefiltering.
  • Implemented Quick Scans menu and preference.
  • Several bugfixes.
Version 0.3 (beta) | Release Date: 2007-02-17 | Download
  • Added new file comparison criteria: MD5, SHA-1, file name, file size.
  • Added preference to exclude package folders from the scan.
  • Added preference to exclude bundle folders from the scan.
  • Added preference to exclude particular file names from the scan.
  • Added preferences window.
  • Added Quick Scans menu and preference (not yet implemented).
Version 0.2 (beta) | Release Date: 2007-02-10 | Download
  • Improved robustness when dealing with a lot of files.
  • Implemented log of deleted files.
Version 0.1 (beta) | Release Date: 2007-02-08 | Download
No changes specified
Version 0.9beta | Release Date: 2006-06-29 | Download
Singular Release notes

Singular

Changelog

  • Version 0.9beta &mdash 31 December 2007

    • Rewritten file scanner engine.
    • Scans can be blocked at any time.
    • Progress meter shows real advancement.
    • Improved stability and speed.
    • Localized to Italian.
    • Missing other localizations.
  • Version 0.8.1 &mdash 2 July 2007

    • Help Book localized to Italian.
    • Quick Scans saved using the "Save as Quick Scan" command now correctly appear in QS preference pane.
    • Default title with progressive index automatically provided when creating a Quick Scan.
    • QS keystrokes now range from 1 to 9 (0 is no longer used).
    • Added detailed progress indicator with current file being scanned.
    • Added French localization to Dashboard Widget.
  • Version 0.8 &mdash 9 June 2007

    • The user can now repeat the last scan with a single mouse click.
    • The user can save the last scan as a Quick Scan.
    • Added Help book.
    • Added buttons to access online help.
    • Added Hebrew localization.
    • Solved bug: preservation of a copy for each file not enforced in large groups of duplicates.
  • Version 0.7.6 &mdash 4 May 2007

    • Added German localization to both application and widget.
  • Version 0.7.5 &mdash 25 April 2007

    • Fixed: application no longer hangs when trying to calculate the hash of a file for which you don't have read permissions.
    • Updated Japanese localization.
  • Version 0.7.4 &mdash 24 April 2007

    • Excluded /dev from list of allowed folders, this caused crashes when scanning the entire root volume.
    • Added Dashboard Widget.
  • Version 0.7.3 &mdash 22 April 2007

    • Added disk caching for intermediate results.
    • Improved stability when scanning massive amounts of files (e.g. an entire HDD).
  • Version 0.7.2 &mdash 15 April 2007

    • Singular now exports the list of duplicates as plain text or CSV.
    • Fixed crashes on Panther due to a Tiger-only API.
    • Optimized file scanner.
    • Bugfixes.
  • Version 0.7.1 &mdash 11 April 2007

    • Duplicate files located on remote shares that can not be moved to the Trash can now be deleted immediately.
    • Added preference to delete untrashable files without asking.
  • Version 0.7 &mdash 7 April 2007

    • Critical: fixed bug that caused an infinite loop when scanning folders with circular symlinks.
    • Added indication of file type in the duplicates list.
    • Used smart caching of images and strings to reduce memory footprint.
    • Big performance improvements.
  • Version 0.6 &mdash 1 April 2007

    • Fixed bug that caused the application to hang when launched by dragging files on the app icon.
    • Added Automator Action to find duplicates from given files/folders.
    • Packaged as compressed Disk Image.
    • No, it ain't no April Fool's joke!
  • Version 0.5.1 &mdash 16 March 2007

    • Files (and groups of files) can be now opened in Finder clicking on the duplicates list.
    • Solved clipped text glitch in drop area when text width exceeds window width.
    • Some bugfixes.
  • Version 0.5 &mdash 26 February 2007

    • File scanner is now multithreaded.
    • Improved speed and reactiveness.
    • Added preference to preserve one copy for each file.
    • Improved log window.
    • Added French localization.
    • Added Japanese localization.
    • Added Spanish localization.
    • Added Italian localization.
    • Some bugfixes.
  • Version 0.4 &mdash 19 February 2007

    • Dramatically improved speed.
    • Added prefiltering by file size before doing a digest check.
    • Added preference to disable prefiltering.
    • Implemented Quick Scans menu and preference.
    • Several bugfixes.
  • Version 0.3 &mdash 17 February 2007

    • Added new file comparison criteria: MD5, SHA-1, file name, file size.
    • Added preference to exclude package folders from the scan.
    • Added preference to exclude bundle folders from the scan.
    • Added preference to exclude particular file names from the scan.
    • Added preferences window.
    • Added Quick Scans menu and preference (not yet implemented).
  • Version 0.2 &mdash 10 February 2007

    • Improved robustness when dealing with a lot of files.
    • Implemented log of deleted files.
  • Version 0.1 &mdash 8 February 2007

    • First release as public beta.