Open Source WinDirStat Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to WinDirStat is Baobab Disk Usage Analyzer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WinDirStat and 18 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to WinDirStat are ncdu (Free, Open Source), QDirStat (Free, Open Source), DiskUsage (Free, Open Source) and GrandPerspective (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A disk usage free utility for Linux.
    3. Program to view and print directories tree.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      xdiskusage is a user-friendly program to show you what is using up all your disk space. It is based on the design of xhttp://alternativeto.net/software/xdu/ written by Phillip C. Dykstra <dykstra at ieee dot org & gt.
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      Good very lightweight program for linux. No color coding unfortunately (just white rectangles) but still good for determining what's eating up space on a linux server over X11
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      TreePie : a simple way to display disk usage. It shows the distribution of size in a tree of directories by using an interactive multilevel pie (sunburst diagram). Really small and simple.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Disk usage or other tree data display program. Typical usage: `du -xm / | xdu -n` There's an enhanced decendent of xdu called xdiskusage by Bill Spitzak available on SourceForge.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      diskonaut is a terminal disk space navigator. Given a path on your hard-drive (which could also be the root path, eg. /). diskonaut scans it and indexes its metadata to memory so that you could explore its contents (even while still scanning!).
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