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SpaceSniffer Alternatives for Mac

SpaceSniffer is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is ncdu, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to SpaceSniffer and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to SpaceSniffer are DaisyDisk, JDiskReport, GrandPerspective and Space Radar.

SpaceSniffer alternatives are mainly Disk Usage Analyzers but may also be System Cleaners or Duplicate File Finders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SpaceSniffer.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. 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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    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.

    DaisyDisk 4 showing HD level scan, including free space on the disk. Hidden volumes are revealed in DaisyDisk that you normally can't see in Apple's utilities.


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    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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    Most users think JDiskReport is a great alternative to SpaceSniffer.

    Pro: Very good hierarchical breakdown + pie chart of consumed space Con: Requires Java

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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.

    GrandPerspective view after scanning a source. Showing dark mode compatibility (macOS Mojave only)
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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.

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    OmniDiskSweeper

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    OmniDiskSweeper is a Mac OS X utility for quickly finding and deleting big, useless files and making space on your hard disks. OmniDiskSweeper scans your disks and highlights the biggest files, so you can determine what's using up your disk space.

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    DiskWave

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

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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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    Disk Analyzer Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Disk analyzer pro is the best disk space management software and storage analyzer which helps in managing and handling hard disk space and running your PC with the highest speed.

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    WhatSize

    • Mac

    WhatSize is a simple tool that allows the user to quickly measure the size in bytes of a given folder and all subfolders and files within it. You would be surprised at how many useless files might be laying around on your hard disks.

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