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Editors' Review

by   / December 16, 2014

ShowSize Disk Space Analyzer scans deeply and displays customizable views and reports. It's powerful enough for data professionals, network admins, and advanced users with extensive disk arrays.

Pros

Not a toy: ShowSize documents its superiority to "toy programs," pointing out that deep, thorough scanning takes time and that lightweight tools can freeze your PC mid-scan with no way out (except maybe a hard restart).

Charts and bars: We could configure many data views, including several types and levels of bar graphs, and customize columns, headings, and sort order.

Explorer mode: Right-clicking any displayed item accesses a menu full of commands, including the ability to view or open files or folders in Explorer or manage them directly in Explorer mode.

Cons

Subscription: An annual subscription instead of a one-time purchase price means you must buy ShowSize again, year after year.

Similar freeware: Some free disk space utilities come close to ShowSize in capabilities, and some (like TreeSize Free) are easier to use and read.

Bottom Line

ShowSize Disk Space Analyzer may be the most powerful tool of its type we've encountered. For pros, it's hardly overpriced, but most users should start with freeware and move up as their needs and skills evolve.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of ShowSize Disk Space Analyzer 5.6.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.0

Version 6.0:
  • Ribbon menus for easy operation
  • Top Items chart
  • Trial Edition is Easier to use with simple, most used features

General

Publisher AvniTech Solutions
Publisher web site http://avnitech.com
Release Date November 16, 2018
Date Added November 18, 2018
Version 6.0

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 10.5MB
File Name installshowsize.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 55,702
Downloads Last Week 2

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial with limitred features
Price $24.95
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