Find Colossal Files Files On Your Hard Drive

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Posted by Aman Jain

WINDIRSTAT is a nifty tool that creates a graphical depiction of the contents of your hard drive ;Its ideal for finding big files .Windirstat (available free at downloads/index.jsp/dsecid=1434/dsubSecid=1503 )scans your drive and produces a treemap showing each file as a coloured rectangle proportional to the file’s size .
In the screen capture at , the big purple rectangle on the left filled with small rectangles is a slew of MP3 files ;The green blob on the right signifies images .Click on a file name in the left panel to see where that file is on the color grid below .To jump to a file ,select a large block on the color grid for it.Toolbar buttons let you zoom in on a cluster ,copy a path,open the file and more