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    Precious Disk Alternatives

    Precious Disk is described as 'Recover disk space by removing gigabytes of unwanted and forgotten files!' and is a Disk Usage Analyzer in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Precious Disk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and KDE. The best alternative is TreeSize. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer or DiskUsage. Other great apps like Precious Disk are DaisyDisk (Paid), Space Radar (Free, Open Source), Filelight (Free, Open Source) and Scanner (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 20, 2022

    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. 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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    3. 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. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    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.

    8. 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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    9. RidNacs is a very fast disk space usage analyzer for Microsoft Windows. It scans your local drives, network drives or single directories and produces a tree view with a percentage bar chart column.
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    10. SpaceMonger is a treemapping tool for hard disks and file systems.
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