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Does anyone know of software that allows its user to examine folders and display the sizes of the folders and to drill down to sub-folders and files to get their sizes. A graphic display would be nice but is not essential.

File Explorer is a bit cumbersome for me. I'm going through my partitions trying to rearrange files a bit . . . just the housekeeping that I've put off for years.

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Anything here take you fancy? NB I've not used any of these, this is just one hit from a Google search on 'file tree viewer':
http://www.howtogeek.com/113012/10-best ... indows-pc/

The third option in the above list (TreeSize Free) is actually the top hit on the afore mentioned Google search, more on that one here:
http://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/

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I use TreeSize Free and WizTree. WizTree is very fast.
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There are several such tools, for example:

WizTree
TreeSize Free
WinDirStat

And quite old, but pretty and still functional: SequoiaView
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BobH wrote:Does anyone know of software that allows its user to examine folders and display the sizes of the folders and to drill down to sub-folders and files to get their sizes. A graphic display would be nice but is not essential.

File Explorer is a bit cumbersome for me. I'm going through my partitions trying to rearrange files a bit . . . just the housekeeping that I've put off for years.

TIA
:cheers: :chocciebar: :thankyou:
Bob,
This is a link to Bill Detwiler's respected TechRepublic site where he lists the five top substitutes for Explorer. I think the first one he lists called Cubic Explorer, has many different optional views and themes. It's been around since 2006, I believe and is still actively maintained.

Check them out at:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tr-doj ... e-manager/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Thanks, Ken!

How about treating us to a photo of you and your young engineer, first among firsts?
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BobH wrote:Does anyone know of software that allows its user to examine folders and display the sizes of the folders and to drill down to sub-folders and files to get their sizes. A graphic display would be nice but is not essential.
I use Space-Sniffer
http://www.uderzo.it/main_products/space_sniffer/
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Yeah, I like SpaceSniffer, as well.

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BobH wrote:Yeah, I like SpaceSniffer, as well.

Thanks for all the help, folks!
Have you tried out Cubic Explorer?
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