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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 257 votes out of 257 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1.2
  • Total Downloads:
    909,742
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 09, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    626.84KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    626
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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WinDirStat provides a navigation and visualization system to help you get the data you need to optimize your storage utilization.

Pros

Appealing visualizer: The WinDirStat visualizer uses a series of colored rectangles to demonstrate how storage is used and how files within the storage are related.

Practical usages: If you're wondering what files you shouldn't back up as part of an automated backup in order to speed up the process, just look for the largest files or file groups. If some of those don't change on a regular basis, you can exclude them from regular backups and reduce the time and resources required for those backups.

Cons

Lack of support: The software itself does not offer a great deal of help or direction. The developer's website is similarly unenlightening.

Needs restrictions: WinDirStat allows you to delete files and folders from within the app without a lot of checks and balances. Before you start deleting files or folders, make sure you know what they are and why they are important.

Bottom Line

If you have a huge amount of data, WinDirStat could come in handy. It will allow you to visualize how your storage is used, so you can either make better use of your available space or optimize your operations to accommodate your large amounts of data.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.1

    out of 257 votes

    • 5 star 130
    • 4 star 68
    • 3 star 25
    • 2 star 12
    • 1 star 22
  • All Versions

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    out of 257 votes

    • 5 star 130
    • 4 star 68
    • 3 star 25
    • 2 star 12
    • 1 star 22
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Bernhard Seifert
Publisher web site http://windirstat.info/
Release Date March 09, 2007
Date Added March 09, 2007
Version 1.1.2
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 626.84KB
File Name windirstat1_1_2_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 909,742
Downloads Last Week 626
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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