It may happen at times that you may want to know where all your disk space has gone or maybe which files or folders are eating up how much space. In such a case you need to make use of a Disk Space Analyzer software.
Disk Space Fan for Windows 11/10
Disk Space Fan is a freeware disk space analysis tool with nice eye-candy and graphics, for Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista, which can help you.
This tool will help you identify where your disk space has gone and possibly help you to free up disk space by quickly finding and deleting useless files.
It displays disk space usage with a nice chart. You can navigate the folders easily with the chart. It is also integrated with Windows Explorer to open, delete and browse files or folders.
The tool has fantastic Disk visualization & animation. The folders and files are sorted by their size to easy identification. Whats more, it also integrates itself with Windows Explorer. This helps you to browse, open, and delete easily.
- Scans directories and drives to find out the useless and larger files
- Diagram of a flower show in the form of free disk space
- Browse/open files on ringschart
- Preview a picture on ringschart
- Support for Unicode
- Save scan history
- Network path support.
How do I analyze disk space in Windows?
There are several apps available in the market to analyze disk space in Windows. Even if you use the latest version of Windows, you can take the help of such apps. For your information, you can get started with the Disk Space Fan app, which is mentioned in this article. It is a lightweight program that does the job pretty well.
How can I tell which folders are taking up the most space?
There are two ways to tell which folders are taking up the most space on your Windows computer. First, you can use the manual method to check one folder at a time. Second, you can use third-party apps such as Disk Space fan, WinDirStat, Disk Savvy, Filelight, etc. All of them are available for free, and you can use any of them on Windows 11/10 PC.
Visit its Home Page to download this freeware. The free version ships with limited features.
TIP: Windows 11/10/8.1 includes dfp.exe. This Disk Footprint Tool in Windows will let you carry out several tasks pertaining to Disk Space usage.
SpaceSniffer is a similar freeware disk space analysis tool that may interest you. Its animation is a treat to watch!