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Open Source DaisyDisk Alternatives

The best open source alternative to DaisyDisk is WinDirStat. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DaisyDisk and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to DaisyDisk are Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer, ncdu, DiskUsage and GrandPerspective.

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

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeWinDirStat doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with WinDirStat.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableWinDirStat is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    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

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  2. Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer icon

    Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • GNOME
    • Homebrew

    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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    It's powerful and very nice graphically

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    windows-based when Daisy Disk is Mac

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    ncdu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacencdu either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    DiskUsage

    • 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.

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    GrandPerspective

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGrandPerspective consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    GrandPerspective view after scanning a source. Showing dark mode compatibility (macOS Mojave only)
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    Almost everyone thinks GrandPerspective is a great alternative to DaisyDisk.


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    Filelight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

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    Space Radar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    Space Radar is a disk and memory space visualization app built with Electron and D3.js. It currently supports Sunburst, Treemap, and Flamegraph charts and is available for Mac and Windows.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeSpace Radar doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  8. duf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A disk usage free utility for Linux.

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    crossdirstat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Free open-source cross-platform file & directory statistics as found on Github

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    K4DirStat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    K4DirStat, fork of KDirStat , is a small utility program that sums up disk usage for directory trees, very much like the Unix 'du' command. It displays the disk space used up by a directory tree, both numerically and graphically.

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