On the whole, if I have two otherwise identical files, I would prefer to keep the most recent file, not the oldest. Is there a way to do this?
Advanced duplicate options: dates
Yes, good point you can put File Creation Date to top of the Preferred Deletion Criteria so that it is the first criteria checked when deleting duplicate files.
However, this would ensure the Earliest file is kept, but you want the latest file to be kept, that currently is not possible, I have raised an issue - https://jthink.atlassian.net/browse/SONGKONG-2171