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Free Folder Size Analyzer Downloads

David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / December 20, 2012

The following applications will let you know what folders are the largest on your drives. They analyze the space that every folder takes on your drives and will inform your about their sizes but they will also present you other statistics such as the number of files those folders contain. All these programs are free.

Download solution synonyms: Free Disk Space Analyzer, Free Folder Size Analysis Tool, Free Directory Size Analyzer

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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Free Disk Analyzer
Free Disk Analyzer
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Free Disk Analyzer 1.0 is a software tool program that enables users to discover quickly the large files on their computers, disks and drives, and allows them to organize them to optimize disk usage. With this program, users can find the largest files on any selected drive or folder, by folder size, average file size, or number of files.

Pros:
  • A handy, small utility tool.
Cons:
  • No obvious disadvantages.
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Simple Disk Analyzer
Simple Disk Analyzer
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Simple Disk Analyzer really honors its name because is the maybe the most easy-to-use, single-task application ever. Most of its simplicity comes from the fact that this application can only do one task: analyze disks and folder to inform you how the space is used by subfolders and files.

Pros:
  • It's available for free.
  • It's extremely simple to use.
  • It has a lightweight installation file.
Cons:
  • It's not possible to stop the analysis once is started.
  • It's a single-task application.
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Folder Size
Folder Size
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Folder Size will display in a clear manner which files and folders from your drives are the largest. In order to accomplish this, Folder Size shows the scanned files and folders as elements of bar charts and pie charts, sorted by size. This will make it easy for you to quickly find out which files are the bulkiest from a folder or which folder takes the most space on a drive.

Pros:
  • Scans the drives very quickly.
  • Neat, user-friendly interface.
  • Can export the charts to image files.
Cons:
  • The basic version is actually shareware and not free, as advertised, as some features are available only in paid versions.
  • No parameters of the charts can be customized (such as the used colors).
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Disk Space Analyzer
Disk Space Analyzer
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Disk Space Analyzer is a simple program that analyzes your hard disk partitions and creates advanced statistics for your different partitions, users, installed programs, and folders. This data enables you to remove unimportant files and saves your disk space.

Pros:
  • Fast even on large partition.
Cons:
  • It cannot generate one report for the whole hard disk.
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ExplorerXP
ExplorerXP
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ExplorerXP is a really easy-to-use graphical user interface very similar to the Windows Explorer; it allows you to browse files and folders. One important feature about this program is that you it allows you to see the amount of space utilized by files and folders. You can also open various windows in order to explore different disk drives or folders at the same time.

Pros:
  • You can see the amount of space utilized by files and folders.
Cons:
  • The size of each folder may take some seconds to appear.
  • Not very attractive.
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Folder Size for Windows
Folder Size for Windows
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Folder Size for Windows is an add-on that displays the size of a folder. Targeted for Windows 2000 and XP, Folder Size adds a 'Folder Size' field to Windows Explorer that allows the user to visualize in real time what the size of his folders is. Similar to the File Size field, this new field makes working with files and folders a whole lot easier.

Pros:
  • A must have for anyone who really uses their systems.
  • It is free.
  • Does not clot your computer performance.
Cons:
  • Will not work on Vista or Windows 9X/ME.
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GetFoldersize
GetFoldersize
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GetFoldersize is a software that allows you to determine the size of folders and sub-folders on your hard drive. With this program you can determine which programs are taking up your hard disk space. For each folder, you can display the total file size and the number of files and subfolders in the folder.

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