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Folder Size for Windows 64-bit adds a new column to the Details view in Windows Explorer. The new column shows not only the size of files but also the size of folders. It keeps track of which folders you view, and scans them in the background so you can see the complete size of all files within the folder. It’s very useful for cleaning up your disk. Once you get used to having that information available, a directory listing simply looks incomplete without it! Folder Size for Windows may be distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Folder Size Features:
- Don’t switch to another program to see folder sizes. It’s always there when you’re viewing your folders (even in Open and Save file dialog boxes, you can change the view), and it’s a great visual cue to help you find the one you’re looking for. Not just for disk cleanup, but for any time you need to choose a folder.
- No scanning phase before you can start. As soon as you display the Folder Size column, you’ll see sizes immediately. Large folders will continue to scan in the background while you browse your folders.
- Explorer will automatically update the folder size column in real-time. No more manual rescanning.
- Background scans won’t monopolize your disk. When Folder Size detects that other programs are doing a lot of reading to and writing from the hard disk being scanned, the background scanning will wait for the other programs to finish.
- If you don’t show the Folder Size column for a while, it won’t forget what it’s already scanned, but the background scanner doesn’t stay active. It won’t waste any CPU time maintaining the cache on your P2P sharing or gaming machine that’s always changing files.
There are some problems:
- Sizes are difficult to interpret correctly! Since Windows Vista, the system makes use of hard links, where the same physical file can appear in multiple directory entries. This has the effect of making the Windows directory appear larger than it really is! I think the best solution is to split Size into two concepts: Logical Size and Physical size. I’ve started this, but it’s not working yet.
- The background service is difficult to manage with Windows’s UAC model. The system-permissions service should really be abandoned in favor of user-level caches. The service already does this internally. This would work better with multiple accounts in Windows XP too.
- Background scanning is not optimized: Windows Vista/7/8 support I/O priorities, which should be used to keep scanning fast while keeping the system responsive.
- Popup windows frequently cover up Explorer’s Close button. The popups auto-size and position, but it’s tricky. Ideally, simple UI behavior would handle many usage styles: small or maximized Explorer windows, single or multiple monitors, etc.