Baseline Alternatives

    Baseline is described as 'Where has all your disk space gone?'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Baseline for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is TreeSize. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try JDiskReport or Filelight. Other great apps like Baseline are DaisyDisk (Paid), GrandPerspective (Free Personal, Open Source), Xinorbis (Free) and SequoiaView (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2017

    1. TreeSize Professional tells you where precious disk space has gone to. It can be started from the context menu of a local folder or a local drive and displays the size of each folder, including its subfolders.
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    2. With DaisyDisk you can free up disk space by quickly finding and deleting big, useless files. The program scans any mounted disk and displays it on the sunburst map, where segments mean files and folders, proportionally to their sizes. The map is easy to read and navigate.
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    3. GrandPerspective is a small utility application for Mac that graphically shows the disk usage within a file system. It can help you to manage your disk, as you can easily spot which files and folders take up the most space.
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    4. JDiskReport enables you to understand how much space the files and directories consume on your disk drives, and it helps you find obsolete files and folders.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Features: Scan local, remote or removable disks. Configurable color schemes. File system navigation by mouse clicks. Information about files and directories on hovering. Files and directories can be copied or removed directly from the context menu.
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    5. Xinorbis is a completely FREE, powerful Windows-based data storage analyser for single users or network administrators. Provides an instant visual display of the contents of a hard disk, single or multiple directories. Output reports to XML, CSV, HTML or plain ASCII.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Create a visual representation of the amount of space each file is taking on your hard drive. It creates a "squarified treemap" that makes it easy to see where all your space is going.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.3, released in June 2006, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

    6. OmniDiskSweeper is a Mac OS X utility for quickly finding and deleting big, useless files and making space on your hard disks. OmniDiskSweeper scans your disks and highlights the biggest files, so you can determine what's using up your disk space.
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    7. DiskWave is a free utility to help you determine where most of your hard drive space is consumed.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be dead, as announced in a tweet of the author: https://twitter.com/bartheph/status/742596462807265280 . The website and the changelog look abandoned. Last version, 0.4.3, released by the end of 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    8. WhatSize is a simple tool that allows the user to quickly measure the size in bytes of a given folder and all subfolders and files within it. You would be surprised at how many useless files might be laying around on your hard disks.
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