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Best WinDirStat Alternatives

WinDirStat is described as 'disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool, inspired by KDirStat ' and is a leading disk usage analyzer in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WinDirStat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and KDE. The best alternative is WizTree. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer or TreeSize. Other great apps like WinDirStat are ncdu, QDirStat, DiskUsage and DaisyDisk.

WinDirStat 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 WinDirStat.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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

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  1. 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!

    Wiztree graphical tree view
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    Almost everyone thinks WizTree is a great alternative to WinDirStat.
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    It's very fast in compare of WinDirStat! And it visualised in the same way.

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    Same but takes 10 seconds not 10 minutes

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    jaw3l

    I didn't realize how fast it is before I used this app. It is super fast. Initial search on 128GB SSD took only 5 seconds. It is not even comparable with WinDirStat because it took almost 3 and half minutes in WinDirStat. That it mind boggling. UI is almost same as WinDirStat so you won't be sacrificing visuals, too.

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    misterrobato

    Very fast, faster than any other similar type of program.

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    reelandry

    This is insanely fast, stable, and I just freed up years of space and clutter that would have taken ages to map out. Amazing software!

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    Slashee_the_Cow

    Like WinDirStat, but ridonkulously quicker. The biggest difference I can find is that it doesn't always keep subfolders from a main subfolder together, but that's nowhere near a deal breaker

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    SysAdminReview

    1- Faster than windirstat. 2-More Stable and actively maintained. 3- Doesn't freeze if I misclicked while analyzing (God this was awful).

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  2. Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer icon

    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).

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    Most users think Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer is a great alternative to WinDirStat.

    Does whatever WinDirStat does, but much more neat UI

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    It is very fast and has a genuine way of presenting where your harddisk space is being used.

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    Showing directory size is not enough for me. I need to see files sizes in that big directory. And WinDirStat do it on the first page.

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    not enough features; poor ui

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    Very Good, speed just perfect

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    brinerustle

    Baobab does not use treemaps.

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    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.

    The main window is split into the file system tree on the left and the details view on the right.
    TreeSize vs WinDirStat opinions
    Almost everyone thinks TreeSize is a great alternative to WinDirStat.
    shankyspidey

    The UI is great. There is a portable version and it's very quick!

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    RemovedUser

    There is two version and can be downloaded separately. The free version has enough features to become an alternative to WinDirStat. But is really user friendly.

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    lets me scan devices (android phone) in windows 10

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    TreeSize works simiar as WinDirStat and its UI looks better and is quicker.

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    m0ha2mad_akbari

    so so perfect treesize pro..

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    WinDirStat just shows you files visually no trees

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  4. A disk usage analyzer with an ncurses interface, aimed to be run on a remote server where you don't have an entire graphical setup, but have to do with a simple SSH connection.

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    Almost everyone thinks ncdu is a great alternative to WinDirStat.
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    it is supported by Linux Terminal

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    Many servers are command-line only over ssh, so graphical tools are useless for those. This is a good tool to be able to see what is going on quickly and using only a ssh shell session.

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

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    Almost everyone thinks QDirStat is a great alternative to WinDirStat.

    Well, it's the same but in Linux. Good layout etc. The ony thing I miss is analyzing the entire drive. You can't just analyze /, but /home/ or /whatever/

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    looks very similar to windirstat and seems to work the same. I like it.

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    it is very similar to windirstat, it has similar features and is very fast

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    Visually looks exactly like windirstat.

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    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.

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    Almost everyone thinks DiskUsage is a great alternative to WinDirStat.

    Because it has functions simular to WinDirStat and it's for Android!

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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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    Filelight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Filelight is an application to visualize the disk usage on your computer.

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    Filelight vs WinDirStat opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Filelight is a great alternative to WinDirStat.

    Better UI, faster scanning, OpenSource

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    Neat interface. Easy to find huge files by clicking on directories.

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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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    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 WinDirStat.
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