Free WinDirStat Alternatives for Mac

    WinDirStat 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 WinDirStat and many of them is available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to WinDirStat are DaisyDisk (Paid), GrandPerspective (Free Personal, Open Source), JDiskReport (Free) and OmniDiskSweeper (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2020

    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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      Almost everyone thinks ncdu is a great alternative to WinDirStat.
      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.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      headphoneamp it is supported by Linux Terminal
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Disk Usage Reports is a web-based way to view disk usage on remote computers or servers, or to provide usage reports to users who store files on your server. Reports are stored as static files which are retrieved via AJAX. No database is required.

      Discontinued

      Latest version 2.0.1 is back to April, 5 2013

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    5. 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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    6. 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.

    7. Duc is a collection of tools for inspecting and visualizing disk usage. Duc scales quite well, it has been tested on systems with more than 500 million files and several petabytes of storage.
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    8. Disk Space Analyzer that saves hundreds of gigabytes!.
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      • 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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