How can I clean up thousands of duplicate bookmarks on a Mac?

mike October 9, 2010
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Every time I import bookmarks to a new browser I end up with duplicates of all the bookmarks that were already there. Multiply that by a few times and now I have over 16,000, which slowed down my browser so much I had to just archive it and start over.

I searched around and haven’t been able to find any tool to automate the process of weeding out duplicates other than a Chrome extension (Bookmark Sentry) that doesn’t really work, and AM-Deadlink, which is only for Windows (I have a Mac). Any suggestions?

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  1. Mrg
    October 22, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1553/ - Bookmark Duplicate Detector 0.7.5 for firefox. If you're using something else - import them, clean them up then export them back.

  2. Tina
    October 10, 2010 at 3:02 am

    Which browser are you using?

    • mike
      November 3, 2010 at 6:17 am

      Chrome, but I'd use any browser!