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Disk Inspector

By Nektony

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Description

Find your "space eaters" the biggest folders and files on all of your Mac disks or drives.

Unused files might be taking up significant amounts of space.
Disk Inspector allows you to locate the biggest files and folders that eat up precious space across your Mac disks and drives.

Disk Inspector scans the disk file structure, analyzes the remaining space, and represents your files and folders with intuitive sunburst-like visuals. Bigger items are larger in the diagram, making it simple to find large files.

Disk Inspector scans: Hard Disk Volumes, SSDs, CD and DVD disks, Flash drives, External storage disks, mounted DMG volumes, and even folders with FileVault protection!

Disk Inspector has a visual scanning mode, and results of the scan are shown in real time. A small progress bar on the dock icon displays scanning progress.

You can obtain additional information for every disk: whether or not the disk is writable or bootable, what the file system type is, and the disk’s connect protocol. For every disk item, you can use QuickLook Preview, get additional detailed information, and show the item in Finder before deleting or move unused files.

Note: All hidden files are displayed as a single item in the diagram.
If you need to preview even system hidden files & folders use our advanced clean up scanner - Disk Expert (see a link in “More Developer’s Products").

Features:
• Animated scanning process
• Real-time display of inspected files & folders during scan
• Progress bar during scanning process
• Detailed information about disk
• Information about files 
• QuickLook for files
• Copy path for the item
• Displaying the folders structure, skipping free space
• And even rotate the resulting diagram!

OS X 10.11 El Capitan compatible.

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Do you have any finishing free space on your disk? Thinking about buying a new disk? Hold on before you do. First, remove any unused stuff from your computer. Use Disk Inspector to find the biggest files on your Mac, and remove the unused files!

To do that, it scans the disk file structure, and shows your files and folders on the disk in a sunburst-like diagram. Bigger items are bigger on the diagram, so it's really easy to find bigger ones.

Disk Inspector allows you to scan: Hard Disk Volumes, SSDs, CD and DVD disks, Flash drives, External storage disks, mounted DMG volumes, and even folders with FileVault protection!

Disk Inspector has a visual scanning mode, so that you can see the results even during the scan process. There is a small progress bar on the dock icon to show the current progress.

For every disk you can obtain additional information about it: if the disk is writable, bootable, the file system type, and connect protocol. For every disk item, you can use QuickLook Preview, get additional detailed information, and show the item in Finder for operating it - to delete or move unused files.

Note: All hidden files are displayed as a single item in the diagram.
If you need to preview even system hidden files & folders use our advanced clean up scanner - Disk Expert (see a link in “More Developer’s Products").

Features:
• Animated scanning process
• Displaying found files & folders during scan process
• Progress bar during scanning process
• Detailed volume information available
• Information about files
• QuickLook for files
• Copy path for the item
• Displaying the folders structure, skipping free space
• And even rotate the resulting diagram!

OS X 10.11 El Capitan compatible.

NOTE: We cannot reply you in comments. If you have any comments, general or technical issues, please contact us directly at support@nektony.com, we will respond within one business day.

What's New in Version 1.0.4

Retina display support added

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Customer Reviews

Incredibly Easy to Use and Effective!

I don't usually write reviews but I felt compelled with this little gem of an app. If you want a fast, comprehensive breakdown of where exactly your disk storage is coming from, look no further! The interface is very user friendly, one click to scan. The color breakdown makes it quite easy and straightfoward to nail down where your problems in storage hogging media / applications may lie, and it allows you to easily navigate through the folder heirarchies with seperate color, pinwheel diagrams.

What this does, it does extremely well. It's a steal at $2.99 on the app store right now. Already paid for itself. Personally I nailed down 50 GB of unndeeded disk hogging right after my first scan. Doesn't explicitly say in the description, but it does work with SSDs no problem.

If you want to know exactly what is taking up space on your harddrive in a streamlined, easy to use and asthetically pleasing manner, look no further. Recommended!

no hidden files

This app would be perfect if it showed hidden files. The explanation in the help docs is that it "Does not show you hidden files and folders for stability reason. It's possible to delete system files and folders if user is new to Mac OS X, better just not to display them.” is annoying. If you’re actually worried about that then provide an option to show them. Somewhere burried in the hidden files in my home directory is 12gb of wasted space, too bad I can’t find it.

Other than that one very big issue this app is great. Its fast, has a great interface that lets me drill down quickly and find problems.

I’m a web developer so I often deal with big databases, applications that cache data and I forget to clear it, or big virtual machines I forget that I have created. This app finds all that and finds it fast. Thanks. Please just display the data for my hidden files too. At least the ones in my home directory.

It is an okay program I used it just a few minutes back.

It does what it advertises; cleans the disk in few clicks. Here's the catch. it asks you to back up before going forward with disk clean up. You will learn you should. It cleans up
the files in your download folder. It says download in the (first screenshot above) also in your report if you have anything in your downloads folder. I use download folders as temporary storage folder. For example if I receive a document with comments that I need to work on. I open it form there and work on it. Once am done correcting I will save the file in the actual folder in the documents where ever it belongs, and this app cleaned the downloads folder. Fortunately. I did not have any pending paper right now. The app should say which folders it is going to clean up.

Disk Inspector
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  • $7.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.4
  • Size: 2.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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