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Low On Disk Space? Freeware Folder Size 3 is Released With FULL UNICODE Support

Folder Size

Folder Size

Analyze Hard Drives – Free Up Gigabytes of Disk Space in Seconds

Folder Size version 3.0.0.0 is released – a major version packed with plenty of new features and improvements. What is so important about this update?

Unicode ( Multi-language ) Folder Size Analysis

Folder Size did already scan files in multiple languages, but it could scan files in no more than 2 Languages at the same time. The second language had to be set as a language for non-unicode applications in the settings panel of Windows. This is no longer necessary and Folder Size can scan files in any language at the same time.

Folder Size Unicode (Multi-Language)

Folder Size Unicode (Multi-Language)

Analyze File Sizes of Multiple Hard Drives or Network Locations Simultaneously

There is a brand new dialog box that can be used to select multiple drives or folder to be scanned. If there are more than one physical drives in the computer this will reduce the scan time dramatically as the only speed limit in the application is the one of the hard drive. The scan type switches automatically to drive or folder depending on the selection. If a combination is needed the drives can be added to the folders list via the “Add Folder” button. UNC paths can be added in the folders list for network locations – e.g. \\servername\c$ etc. The command line and drag’n’drop scan operations now support parallel scan too. Here is a preview of the new “Scan Multiple Locations” dialog:

Scan Multiple Locations - Drive Size Analysis

Scan Multiple Locations – Drive Size Analysis

Bug fixes & Improved Folder Navigation

Using a mouse with forward and back buttons? Well this version supports them and you can use them for navigation the same way as in Windows Explorer. This release includes a lot of small bug fixes and improvement too, but they are not worth mentioning here. A full change-log can be found here.

You can download Folder Size for free.

Check Directory Sizes – Folder Size 1.4.0.0

Folder Size 1.4.0.0 provides plenty of new feature. The new Windows Explorer context menu “Scan with Folder Size”, the Drag And Drop support and the command line option: -scan “folder path” make it much easier to scan folders. The multiple selection will let you easier get rid of the unnecessary files and free up disk space. The new version of  Folder Size is also extremely optimized. It scans two times faster and lists files on slower machines more than ten times faster.

What’s New in Version 1.4.0.0:

  • Added: Scan folder using Drag And Drop
  • Added: Command line option to scan a folder -scan “folder path”
  • Added: “Scan with Folder Size” Windows Explorer context menu
  • Added: F5 – Re-scan
  • Added: Multiple selection in files list
  • Added: Backspace keyboard shortcut for UP
  • Added: Other small GUI fixes and enhancements, nicer disabled toolbar
  • Fixed: Two times faster scan speed
  • Fixed: Extremely optimized folder listing (more than 10 times faster)
  • Fixed: File name column resize issue on startup
  • Fixed: Delete issue with some files
  • Fixed: Possible re-scan issues in rare cases
  • Fixed: On drive scan the scanned drive is selected and expanded
  • Fixed: Network folder root hierarchy
FolderSize

FolderSize

Folder Size Freeware 1.2.0.0 Provides Chart Features

Folder Size 1.2.0.0 provides visualization with pie and bar charts. You can now easier view the size of your files and folders. In addition to the new chart features there are some small addiotions and fixes.

What’s New in Version 1.2.0.0:

  • Added: Pie charts
  • Added: Bar charts
  • Added: Chart animations
  • Added: Automatically select and expand the scanned folder node when the scan is complete
  • Fixed: Rescan will completely rescan all files and folders, not only the removed nodes
  • Fixed: Folder tree sort
  • Fixed: Some small issues on Windows Vista/Windows 7
  • Fixed: Progress bar update issue on slower machines

Folder Size Bar Charts
Folder  Size Bar Chart

Folder Szie Pie Charts
Folder Size Bar Chart