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WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics

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Original source (windirstat.net)
Tags: windows tools disk-space
Clipped on: 2020-03-17

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Image (Asset 2/3) alt=Note: if you are looking for an alternative for Linux, you are looking for KDirStat (apt-get install kdirstat or apt-get install k4dirstat on Debian-derivatives) or QDirStat and for MacOS X it would be Disk Inventory X or GrandPerspective.

Please visit the WinDirStat blog for more up-to-date information about the program.

On start up, it reads the whole directory tree once and then presents it in three useful views:

  • The directory list, which resembles the tree view of the Windows Explorer but is sorted by file/subtree size,
  • The treemap, which shows the whole contents of the directory tree straight away,
  • The extension list, which serves as a legend and shows statistics about the file types.
Image (Asset 3/3) alt= Page last updated: 2018-11-12 21:14Z