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orphaned dot.on1 files



  • Rick Sammartino Community moderator

    Just delete the orphans. If there is no matching photo, they aren't good for anything.

    One way is to arrange Windows Explorer to show each photo on a line with its sidecars. Look and see if they are in sync all the way down.

    Another option is to use Photo raw to move all files from one folder to another. It will move the photo and its sidecars but will leave orphans behind. You can delete those, then move the photos back.


  • Stefan Sheriden

    Thanks Rick, both your suggested methods sound like good solutions

  • Tod McKenna

    I have the same problem on my iMac!  Are you aware of any plans to search for and delete orphaned .on1 sidecar files from within the ON1 Photo Raw program?  

  • Brian Lawson Community moderator

    There aren't any plans for that as far as I know.


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