Purple Tree Alternatives

    Purple Tree is described as 'simple and beautiful visualization tool for your hard drive space usage. A comprehensive treemap display allows you to see all your large folders and files at a glance!'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Purple Tree for Windows, Mac, Linux and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is WinDirStat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Purple Tree are TreeSize (Paid), GrandPerspective (Free Personal, Open Source), SequoiaView (Free) and DiskWave (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 22, 2020

    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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. Create a visual representation of the amount of space each file is taking on your hard drive. It creates a "squarified treemap" that makes it easy to see where all your space is going.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.3, released in June 2006, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

    5. DiskWave is a free utility to help you determine where most of your hard drive space is consumed.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be dead, as announced in a tweet of the author: https://twitter.com/bartheph/status/742596462807265280 . The website and the changelog look abandoned. Last version, 0.4.3, released by the end of 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.



    6. 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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    7. DiskSavvy is a free, fast and easy-to-use disk space analyzer utility allowing one to analyze disk usage in one or more disks, directories, network shares and/or NAS storage devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A disk usage free utility for Linux.
    8. i.Disk scans directory trees and displays the total space used by each directory in an easy to use form.
      • Windows
      DiskVision shows you, visually, how much space each file and folder consumes. This makes it easy to track down files, folders, and applications that are wasting space.
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