Disk Inventory X for MAC OS X

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One of the most laborious tasks in file maintenance is finding out what files on your computer are taking up the most space…especially when they live deep within folders that live deep within folders that in turn, live deep within folders.

Of course, on the mac, you can use Spotlight to find files by size or a simple search…BUT, you do not get a graphical interface of what files (and what types of files) are taking up space on your drives…

Enter Disk Inventory X…a one trick pony that does what it does well. Just click on those big blocks after opening the program, and it will show you the biggest files on your hard drive. Delete if you don’t need it. Back it up if you feel it’s necessary…Do whatever you want, but rest assured now that there isn’t some large file buried deep within your files that is clogging space…

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