If you ever had to clean up your drives of all the junk that accumulates there over the years, you know this can be a time consuming, less-than-fun task to go through. But if you are using Windows OS, there is a very simple and effective (and open source) tool to help make this into less of a chore. Its called WinDirStat and it provides you with a meaningful visual representation of whats taking up space on your machine.
This is what my drive looks like after getting rid of the biggest space offenders:
The big gray block on the left (highlighted in white) is the post cleaning free space I have gained (approx. 65GB freed).
Get all the info here!
I am not a MAC user but was made aware of a similar program for OSX called Disk Inventory X. You can find out about it here!
Hat tip: Lukas Blakk.
And of course we can't leave the Linux community behind... so if you are using a Linux distribution you can use a similar application called KDirStat, find out about it here!
Hat tip: James Boston.