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I am looking for a program that will find duplicate videos based on duration (eg number of seconds) and not based on size/MD5/thumbnails/etc. This is a very simple concept but I find it impossible to find a program that can do this.

Although a standalone program would be the best option, I will settle for a script at this point.

OS: Windows

  • I'm curious why an MD5 match would not be suitable. If the MD5 is the same, it's more likely to be a duplicate than if the file size and duration match. Especially if the same video system created several files of exactly the same duration. – Ring Dec 12 '18 at 12:14
  • @Ring maybe the asker knows for a fact that none of their videos have the same length? – Nicolas Raoul Dec 13 '18 at 3:33
  • A script is a standalone program. Did you mean a GUI program? If yes please edit your question, thanks! :-) – Nicolas Raoul Dec 13 '18 at 3:34
  • @Ring checksum is too specific. any small change to a file will alter its MD5 (eg adding/removing metadata in the case of a video file) – A.B. Dec 13 '18 at 7:22
  • @NicolasRaoul maybe script is not the correct word but I didn't mean GUI either. I was talking about a set of commands that will perform the function that I'm looking for on a non-specific program like ffmpeg. – A.B. Dec 13 '18 at 7:25

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