Find Big Size Folders, Files On Hard Disk Space Using Better Directory Analyzer

by Rohit Khurana on September 6, 2011

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Now a days we have so much data on our computers that after some time we don’t know what is actually there on our systems. Sometimes we can copy some files that we already have on some other location, which causes duplication and decreases your disk space. But now I have an application name Better Directory Analyzer to solve your problem. The application will help you know why is your hard drive space too low. It will help you find the duplicate files on your hard disk. It will tell you which types of files occupy the maximum space on the hard disk.

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This is the first window that opens up when you will run the software for the first time after downloading and installing it. The software has various tabs like File, File Types, Duplicate Files, Hidden Files, Largest Files, Report and Help. The application has several buttons like Select Folder, Open File, Open Location, Delete Files and Quit which are present on every tab. In File Tab you can select the Min Size and Max Size of the Files. You can also select the Modified Date period.

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File Types tab shows you the data regarding all the types of files that are there in the data you have selected for analyzing. It also shows you the File Count, Count%, Size in KB and in MB and Size%. You also have an option to export the data to a comma separated file using the Export To CSV button and delete the files you want using Delete Files button.

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The Duplicate Files tab will show you all the duplicate files that are present in the data that you have selected for analyzing. You also have the options to delete these files using the Delete Files button at the bottom. This information can also be exported to a comma separated file using the Export To CSV button and delete the files you want using Delete Files button.

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The Hidden Files tab will show you all the hidden files that are present in the data that you have selected for analyzing. You also have the options to delete these files using the Delete Files button at the bottom. This information can also be exported to a comma separated file using the Export To CSV button and delete the files you want using Delete Files button.

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The Largest Files tab shows you the largest files present in the data that you have selected for analyzing. You can set the limit as to how many files you want to see in this tab the default limit is 10. This information can also be exported to a comma separated file using the Export To CSV button and delete the files you want using Delete Files button.

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Now after applying all these filter option on the selected data, you can generate a report in HTML format. You have the options to include the various tab’s like File Types, Hidden Files, Duplicate Files and  Largest Files in your report.

There is one more software that will help you to check duplicate files on your system, named Dup Scout.

Download Better Directory Analyzer.

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