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Old Mar 3, 2007, 02:41 AM   #1
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Find large files?

Hello everyone,

Is there a app for mac that will show me large files/folders of my entire hard drive, so I can figure out whats taking up HDD?

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Old Mar 3, 2007, 02:54 AM   #2
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Try WhatSize, OmniDiskSweeper, or Disk Inventory X...all do a good job of showing that info.
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Old Mar 7, 2007, 01:07 PM   #3
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or just a smart folder with file size above a certain value. depends how you define large. average joe will find 400MB large, where as movie-edittor pro will find 4Gb average.
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You don't need a special utility or app, just go into the finder, hit Command + F, and configure the various options to search your entire computer for any file with whatever size.

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