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Utility to view how much space folders are taking in your hard disk? [duplicate]

Utility to view how much space folders are taking in your hard disk? [duplicate]

Is there any free utility that will allow you to see how much space each folder is taking in your hard disk?

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Guest [Entry]

"You may find the WinDirStat utility useful for this. It's hosted on SourceForge.


WinDirStat 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
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."
Guest [Entry]

Without a utility, right-clicking a folder and clicking properties will calculate the space it's taking up.
Guest [Entry]

I use Folder Size Explorer Extension version 2.4 You can download it from Softpedia. It attaches itself to Windows Explorer. When you open Explorer it scans all your drives and gives you a complete breakdown of all folder sizes, down to individual files. I've used a dozen different programs looking for the right one. This one's perfect. If you don't like it, it's easy enough to uninstall.
Guest [Entry]

"Use SequoiaView:

Ever wondered why your hard disk is full? Or what directory is taking
up most of the space? When using conventional disk browsing tools,
such as Windows Explorer, these questions may be hard to answer. With
SequoiaView however, they can be answered almost immediately.
SequoiaView uses a visualization technique called cushion treemaps to
provide you with a single picture of the entire contents of your hard
drive. You can use it to locate those large files that you haven't
accessed in one year, or to quickly locate the largest picture files
on your drive."