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Scanner is described as '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' and is a popular disk usage analyzer in the system & hardware category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Scanner 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 Scanner are WizTree, ncdu, TreeSize and Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer.

Scanner 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 Scanner.
This page was last updated Jul 3, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

This tool uses a sunburst chart to display the usage of your hard disk or other media. The chart shows all major files and...

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

  2. 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!



  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.

  4. TreeSize

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

  5. 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).



  6. 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.

  7. DaisyDisk

    • Mac

    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.

  8. QDirStat is a graphical application to show where your disk space has gone and to help you to clean it up.

  9. 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.

  10. JDiskReport

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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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