WinDirStat – Visual Disk Usage Statistics


This is continuation of my previous post on the similar tool KDirStat for Linux user. It is highly recommended that you go through the post here before going further as I will not discuss the common stuff again.

WinDirStat is windows replacement for KDirStat, as the original concept was taken from KDirStat they are almost same and do the same job. Following picture show the main window for WinDirStat.

WinDirStat Main Window

WinDirStat Main Window

WinDirStat Features:

  • 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.
  • Coupling. Select an item in the directory list: The treemap highlights it; and vice versa.
  • Zooming.
  • Built-in cleanup actions including Open, Show Properties, Delete.
  • User-defined cleanups (command line based).
  • Works with network drives and UNC paths.
  • ‘Create disk usage report’ option.
  • ‘Submit bug report/Feedback’ option.
  • Online help.
  • setup.exe.
  • Language can be set to Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, English, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish and Russian.
  • Free software released under GPL

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One Response to WinDirStat – Visual Disk Usage Statistics

  1. Amarrinna says:

    I’m always searching for brand-new informations in the net about this theme. Thx.

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