Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there a tool that let me (recursively) visualize how much diskspace space directories and files (!) consume on my disk and that lets me delete directories and files (!) which would result in a on the fly update of the visualization. Something like HDGraph only that it also shows the size of the files separately and that it has a delete function.

share|improve this question
add comment

4 Answers

up vote 5 down vote accepted

SpaceSniffer brings up the standard Windows context menu on a right-click, so yes, it can delete.

It updates instantly as well (even from things outside the application, which is awesome to watch!)

share|improve this answer
    
This is the best answer because SpaceSniffer ist fast (you don't have to wait until the whole disk is scanned, it updated automatically when something changes (even through external applications) plus it has the best search, filter and tagging functionality of all suggested apps. Also the UI is comparably sleek and modern. –  bitbonk Aug 20 '10 at 8:12
add comment

I found WinDirStat a while back and found it to be awesome. You can delete files from within the application. You can also do it outside and then right-click any part of the directory tree and have it refresh it quickly.

http://windirstat.info/

share|improve this answer
add comment

TreeSize does it very well, and the pro version has a nice pie chart and bar chart - if the starburst chart of the alternate tools is not your taste.

share|improve this answer
add comment

I mostly use the excellent freeware Folder Scanner.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.