MS Outlook supports multiple data items such as emails, contacts, tasks etc. All these services facilitate an easy management of the organization. However, it is commonly observed that a number of data items like emails and contacts are duplicated within a single Outlook account. Since, these duplicate items take up resourceful storage space; it is always advisable to remove such duplicated items from Outlook data file. One of the reputed tools, Outlook Duplicate Remover, allows removing duplicate data items from multiple PST files at once. Multiple duplicate items such as emails, contacts, tasks, notes can be removed by using this tool.
The following section aims to review Outlook Duplicates Remover based on its testing.
Tested Features of Outlook Duplicates Remover
On examining the software carefully, a number of distinguished features have emerged out, which makes Outlook Duplicates Remover, an efficient tool.
Let us now have a look at the key features of Outlook Duplicates Remover:
Duplication Removal: The tool allows removing the duplicate items from multiple data items such as emails, contacts, tasks, notes. Only the duplicated items are removed, thus ensuring data integrity and no data loss.
Choose Multiple Files: Multiple PST files can be chosen to perform duplicates removal at a time. The PST can be chosen in following two ways:
- Add Files
- Add Folders
Duplicates Removal: Duplicates can be removed from the PST files in two distinguished ways:
- Remove duplicates within folder
- Remove duplicates across folder
Specify Folder Location: The generated PST can be stored at any local location according to user’s specifications. This PST will contain the result after de-duplication of the specified data items.
All File Sizes Supported: Outlook Duplicates Remover does not pose any limitations on the PST file size. Therefore, both ANSI formatted as well as Unicode type PST files are supported by the application where ANSI is limited to 2 GB size only while the Unicode type PST could be 50 GB or more.
Show Processing Status: Once the duplicates removal process has completed, a status report is displayed to the user. The status report indicates the number of files being processed by the tool.
Versions of Outlook Duplicates Remover Available
The tool is available in the following versions:
1. Demo Version: The demo version of Outlook Duplicates Remover can be readily downloaded from the company’s official website. It is aimed to provide the first look of its working.
However, the tool is restricted to export only 15 items per folder, as part of the demonstration procedure.
2. Licensed Version: The licensed version can be purchased from the company’s website after paying a reasonable amount. It allows exporting any number of Outlook PST files, thus providing an ease of use during duplicates removal.
Other Specifications of the Product
Outlook Duplicates Remover has following specifications for its smooth working:
1. Operating System – The software is designed to support Windows 8.1 and all below versions.
2. Processor – Minimum 1GHz processor must be available. However, 2.4 GHz is recommended for swift response.
3. RAM – There should be an approximate of 512 MB RAM available. However, 1GB is recommended for faster processing.
4. Outlook Installation – MS Outlook (32 bits) must be installed and configured properly for Outlook Duplicates Remover to work.
- No data loss during duplicates removal is encountered
- CSV report is generated at the end, which indicates complete processing status
- It does not indicate the status about level of duplication in PST.
- The preview is not generated during processing of PST files.
The software has been tested under Window 8 environment. It worked smoothly and efficiently. Not only the emails, but also the duplicated contacts and tasks were removed from the PST file. No data loss or data alteration was encountered while removing duplicate data items from multiple PST files using this powerful tool. It can be said that Outlook Duplicates Remover has fulfilled the expectations to remove duplicate Outlook items, that too in bulk quantity. Outlook Duplicates Remover can be rated as 9.8/10 as it cannot generate the preview of PST files being processed.