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Hi All,

I'm looking for a utility that will display (perhaps graphically) where most of my disk space is going. I'm getting close to filling up my hard drive, and would like to find the largest offenders. Windows explorer just doesn't do a great job at this!


Monday, April 21, 2003

TreeSize Pro ( is a great tool that I've used for that purpose.

Monday, April 21, 2003

du -h --max-depth=3

very nice.

Nat Ersoz
Monday, April 21, 2003

A free one that I use is called SpaceMonger ( Uses the nifty treemaps developed by HCI experts at University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory by Dr. Ben Schneiderman. 

SpaceMonger 2.1 screen shot (forthcoming shareware version):

Mike Sivertsen
Monday, April 21, 2003

SequoiaView ( )

small, free and useful (and their 'squarified cushion treemaps' are really nice to look at)

Monday, April 21, 2003

Thank you, all you shiny happy people.

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

Try Diskdata - I've found it very useful.  It is shareware and can be found at

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

"Folder Size Shell Extension" (you should search for it as such, in quotes)

Adds a tab to the standard drive/folder Properties view, and has well-thought-out customization options.  No graphs, but it's still good and useful.

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

DriveScan one of the components by Stardock

Simon Lucy
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Another vote for SequoiaView. Like the man said, small and free. Just remember not to delete that huge pagefile.sys. :-)

anomolous coward
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

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