DaisyDisk Alternatives

    DaisyDisk is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to DaisyDisk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Android. The best alternative is WinDirStat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DaisyDisk are WizTree (Free Personal), TreeSize (Paid), Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer (Free, Open Source) and ncdu (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool, inspired by KDirStat . You can also examine Network Drives very fast.
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      WinDirStat vs DaisyDisk opinions
      Most users think WinDirStat is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
      Simple, free, works on Windows, informative, customizable. Aesthetics are a bit dated (think like Windows XP) but overall it does the trick and I use it all the time
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    2. WizTree scans your entire hard drive and shows you which files and folders are using the most disk space. It does this VERY QUICKLY. In fact, we believe WizTree to be the fastest application of this type currently available!
      WizTree vs DaisyDisk opinions
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      Free, small software size, easy to install and VERY quick scan!
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

      Uses a horizontal instead of circular image to indicate file sizes, but works well!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      It's free and fast, lightweight and gets the job done.
      Positive comment 12 months ago


    3. 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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    4. Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer is a graphical application to analyse disk usage in any Gnome environment. Disk Usage Analyzer can easily scan device volumes or a specific user-requested directory branch (local or remote).
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      Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer vs DaisyDisk opinions
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      ultome It's powerful and very nice graphically
      Positive comment 11 months ago

      windows-based when Daisy Disk is Mac
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

    5. A disk usage analyzer with an ncurses interface, aimed to be run on a remote server where you don't have an entire gaphical setup, but have to do with a simple SSH connection.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      DiskUsage provides a way to find out which files and directories on the SD card of your Android phone are consuming the most space. It displays diagram with directories/subdirectories proportional to their size. Users are allowed to zoom in to look at specific directory content.
    6. 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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      Almost everyone thinks GrandPerspective is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
    7. This tool uses a sunburst chart to display the usage of your hard disk or other media. The chart shows all major files and folders from all directory levels at once.


      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.13, released in July 2012, is fully working and can be still downloaded from the official website.

      Scanner vs DaisyDisk opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Scanner is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
      Simple, fast, small size, portable
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    8. 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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      Almost everyone thinks JDiskReport is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
      • 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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