WinDirStat v1.1.2

bzl333 on 21 Feb 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Sep 2006
  • Suggested by Marc

WinDirStat provides a visual and statistical representation of disk usage, as well as cleanup tools. It reads the whole directory tree once and then presents it in three useful views: directory list, extension list, and tree map. Its built-in cleanup actions include open, show properties, delete as well as user-defined ones.

Note: The 98/ME version works on all versions of Windows but does not support Unicode. The 2K/XP version only works on WinNT and higher.

Alternatively, WinDirStat Portable and X-WinDirStat are also available.

System Requirements: WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Windows registry: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Seifert\WinDirStat
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP file and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch windirstat.exe
Optionally, delete setup.exe.

8 comments on WinDirStat  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

abc 2012-06-23 05:47

I've been using this for years, sure it's missing some features and rough around the edges but it's fully functional and runs quite fast. A shame the developer decided to cease operations


Gadolinium 2009-12-20 17:32

Very handy for visually finding and backing up the file caches on a friend's computer before reloading the os. You can quickly see which user accounts have files and which are unused.

Dan Dascalescu 2009-06-07 12:58

The three main issues I found with WinDirStat are:

1. It can't compare the current disk usage with an older snapshot in order to see what new files crept up, or which increased in size

2. It can't delete multiple files at once

3. Its development seems to have ceased in September 2007, according to

Lin 2008-12-16 18:22

There is not a zip file anymore at sourceforge.

hamrad 2008-09-15 04:01

I started using this program recently and have found it very useful. The graph display of used space is not very useful however so I just ignore it.

Lupo73 2008-03-20 12:03

available a new portable version of it:

Danix 2007-04-26 05:45

windirstat writes settings to windows registry.
But X-WinDirStat save settings to \User folder.
To download it:

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