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Disk Space Help

Disk Drives

The drives screen contains a list of hard drives, external drives, network drives, DVD's, CD's, memory cards, and USB drives on your computer. Each one will show Drive Name, Total Size, Used Space, Free Space, and a graph showing the amount of used space.

  • Click eject button to eject a removable drive.
  • Right click on a Drive for show in Finder.
  • Float mouse over the drive icons for disk type.
  • Float mouse over graphs for percent of used space.

Refresh Disk Drives - Refreshes the drive information list in addition to automatic updating.
Sort by name or size - Sorts the drive information list sorted by name or size, defaults to size.
Launch Disk Utility - Opens Disk Utility where you can verify and repair your disk drives.
Upgrade to Pro - To view Disk Space Pro in the Mac App Store.


Home Folders Setup

This sets up the home folders screen. Disk Space needs permission to read the file size information from your home folders. Click on continue and then click on open, your home folder will be selected. You must complete setup for the home folders screen to work.

Continue - Opens a file chooser, select your home folder and click save.
Upgrade to Pro - To view Disk Space Pro in the Mac App Store.


Home Folders

The folders screen contains a list of your home folders. To scan just click the Scan home folders button. It may take a while to run depending on how many files are on your computer. When it finishes you can sort the list by folder name or folder size by clicking on the column headings folders and size.

You last scan is automatically loaded when you start the app and the date and time is displayed.

  • Click on a folder icon or name for single click drill down.
  • After drilling down use the back button to back up a folder level.
  • Right click on a Drive for show in Finder and Get Info.
  • Float mouse over graphs for percent of used space.

Scan home folders - Scans the folder sizes and fills in the size and graph information.
Sort by name or size - Sorts the folder information list sorted by name or size, defaults to size.
Upgrade to Pro - To view Disk Space Pro in the Mac App Store.


Support

The main menu has items to:

  • Visit our website which has a support email form.
  • Visit our Facebook page.
  • Visit our Twitter page.
  • Rate and Review.

Upgrade to Disk Space Pro

Disk Space Pro has all of the same great features of Disk Space. It adds showing files and hidden items in scan results including Quick Look to view files. It also adds scanning any drive or folder and scan history. It has preferences to customize scan results and app settings. Plus many more new features.

Additional Pro Features:

  • Select any drive folder or drive to scan
  • Single click drill down in all scan results
  • Scan history to view previous scans
  • Shows files and hidden items in scan results
  • Quick Look for files in scan results
  • Preference for file sizes to show in scan results
  • Preference for hidden items to show in scan results
  • Preferences to customize graphs and notifications
  • Adds single click eject for network drives
  • Adds Quick Look to right click menu for files