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Description

Get a visual breakdown of your disk space in form of an interactive map, reveal the biggest space wasters, and remove them with a simple drag and drop.
Discover what’s hiding inside the “Other” storage category and clear it up.
Recover disk space by finding and removing large useless files.

Featured in the “Essentials”, “Best of Mac App Store” in 2015, 2013 and 2011, “Get Productive”, “Get Stuff Done” and “Invaluable Utilities” editorials of the Mac App Store.

Over 500 reviews in the media including major titles like Forbes, TechRadar, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, MacRumors, 9to5mac, Macworld, TUAW, MacStories and many others.

Daring Fireball: “[…] Daisy Disk is my personal favorite for analyzing disk usage on the Mac. It’s a beautiful app. […]”

TechRadar: “[…] we recommend an easy-to-use utility called DaisyDisk. This app helps you easily find and remove unneeded files you may have forgotten about.”

LifeHacker: “DaisyDisk is a beautiful disk space analyzer. It’s the preference of many Mac users. […] DaisyDisk is very fast and very pretty.”

Gizmodo: “Deleting files and sorting out disk-space is one of those tasks most people dread, so I can definitely appreciate that DaisyDisk has tried making it as fun (and beautiful) as possible.”

MacRumors: “The new DaisyDisk 4 has a new, flatter design […], with bright colors, it’s able to scan drives up to 20 times as fast, and it consumes less memory when in use.”

9to5Mac: “DaisyDisk, chosen by Apple as a Mac App Store ‘essential’, provides a cleaner and more interactive circular interface for [visualizing Mac’s hard drive].”

Macworld: “For only ten bucks, DaisyDisk is a simple, convenient utility for every Mac owner, and it gets the job done well for less technically-inclined users.”

TUAW: “Daisy Disk is the perfect example of one of those tools that should be built right into OS X.”

MacStories: “While there are a few similar apps none of them even come close to matching the beautiful DaisyDisk interface.”

Beautiful Pixels: “DaisyDisk is a phenomenally helpful utility app for Mac. […] This is a really fascinating way to take a look at all the files and folders residing on your Mac.”

Notable features:
• Unique interface that makes it easier than ever to find and delete large useless files
• Unmatched speed of scanning – it typically takes only a few seconds to scan your entire startup disk (depends on your disk and CPU models)
• Integrated QuickLook for previewing file content
• Scanning multiple disks in parallel at maximum speed
• Real-time information about mounted disks
• In-app file deletion
• Fully supports Retina displays

What’s New

Version 4.6.5

- Fixed compatibility issues.
- Fixed a few bugs.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
257 Ratings
257 Ratings
Stonesolcdshane ,

WOW!

What an amazing app. The interface is incredibly simple, yet intuitive. Helped me free up a ton of space taken up by "system" category on my mac which was incredibly annoying. Would buy again.

ichia ,

Had Problems at First But Great Developer Response

I was running low on disk space and a friend recommended I purchase DaisyDisk. He's a trusted friend so I did. After running the app it showed "440GB Hidden Space". This didn't help me figure out how to clean up my Mac.

I contacted the developer and in less than 12 hours (a weekend at that!) they got back to me. They were very helpful explaining how Mavericks may have added a few complexities and helped walk me through various steps to see what the issue was. Now that I'm done with that I can start playing around with the rest of this...great support!

Developer Response ,

It looks like you have inadvertently denied DaisyDisk access to your documents, when macOS asked. Please go to System Preferences, Security & Privacy, Privacy tab and add DaisyDisk to the “Full Disk Access” list, then rescan in DaisyDisk. You see, macOS Mojave additionally protects privacy-sensitive areas of your disk, such as Photos, Calendar, Contacts etc. Even though DaisyDisk does not read the content of your files, but only their sizes, Mojave still needs your explicit permission. Otherwise all those data will be counted as “hidden space”. Unlike the system tools, DaisyDisk gives you detailed visual breakdown of your disk space, allowing to highlight and delete the biggest files and free up space at once. Please contact our support if you need additional help!

Good-Ladd ,

Great app

This has been a huge help at quickly helping me identify files to delete or clean up.

Information

Seller
Software Ambience Corp.
Size
3 MB
Category
Utilities
Compatibility
OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2008-2018 Software Ambience Corp.
Price
$9.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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