Open Source DaisyDisk Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to DaisyDisk is WinDirStat, which is both free and Open Source. 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 (Free, Open Source), ncdu (Free, Open Source), DiskUsage (Free, Open Source) and GrandPerspective (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 26, 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 about 1 year ago

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    2. 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
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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

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    3. 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.
    4. 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.


      • 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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      • 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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      • 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      GdMap is a tool which allows to visualize disk space. Ever wondered why your hard disk is full or what directory and files take up most of the space? With GdMap these questions can be answered quickly.
    5. Free open-source cross-platform file & directory statistics as found on Github - Generate a directory tree for any given folder - View any folder as colored rectangles (squarified algorithm) - Customize the rectangle colors and show statistics about filetypes - Export...
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