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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 very popular disk usage analyzer in the system & hardware category. There are more than 50 alternatives to DaisyDisk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and KDE. The best alternative is WinDirStat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DaisyDisk are WizTree, TreeSize, ncdu and Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer.

DaisyDisk alternatives are mainly Disk Usage Analyzers but may also be System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DaisyDisk.
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  1. WinDirStat icon

    WinDirStat

    • Windows
    82 alternatives to WinDirStat 

    WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool, inspired by KDirStat .

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    1.  Ad-freeWinDirStat doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with WinDirStat.
    3.  PortableWinDirStat can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  LightweightWinDirStat consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Folder sorted after their foldersize
    Settings TreeMap
    Settings Cleanups and user defined actions
    WinDirStat vs DaisyDisk opinions
    Most users think WinDirStat is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
    Guest

    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

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  2. WizTree icon

    WizTree

    74 alternatives to WizTree 

    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!

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    1.  PortableWizTree can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Time-based One-time PasswordWizTree has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
    Wiztree graphical tree view
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    Guest

    Uses a horizontal instead of circular image to indicate file sizes, but works well!

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    Guest

    It's free and fast, lightweight and gets the job done.

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    Free, small software size, easy to install and VERY quick scan!

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    TreeSize

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    77 alternatives to TreeSize 

    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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    1.  PortableTreeSize can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    The main window is split into the file system tree on the left and the details view on the right.
    Details view offers valuable information about the disk usage like the folder size, the disk space wasted due to the file system structure, the last access date, the NTFS compression rate and the owner.
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    ncdu

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    30 alternatives to ncdu 

    A disk usage analyzer with an ncurses interface, aimed to be run on a remote server where you don't have an entire graphical setup, but have to do with a simple SSH connection. ncdu aims to be fast, simple and easy to use, and should be able to run in any minimal POSIX-like...

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  5. Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer icon

    Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • GNOME
    • Homebrew
    73 alternatives to Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer 

    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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    ultome

    It's powerful and very nice graphically

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    Guest

    windows-based when Daisy Disk is Mac

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    DiskUsage

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    66 alternatives to DiskUsage 

    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.

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    GrandPerspective

    64 alternatives to GrandPerspective 

    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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    1.  LightweightGrandPerspective consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      GrandPerspective view after scanning a source. Showing dark mode compatibility (macOS Mojave only)
      File view can be colored. This image shows coloring files by creation date
      GrandPerspective vs DaisyDisk opinions
      Almost everyone thinks GrandPerspective is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
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      Scanner

      64 alternatives to Scanner 

      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.

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      Discontinued

      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.

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      Almost everyone thinks Scanner is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
      Guest

      Simple, fast, small size, portable

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      JDiskReport

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      60 alternatives to JDiskReport 

      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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      1.  Ad-freeJDiskReport doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
      2.  PortableJDiskReport can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      JDiskReport vs DaisyDisk opinions
      Almost everyone thinks JDiskReport is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.
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      Filelight

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      56 alternatives to Filelight 

      Filelight is an application to visualize the disk usage on your computer.

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