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Top 10 Disk Cleanup Tools to Speed Up Windows XP/7/8/10

Updated on August 2, 2016

So are you a technical geek? More so ever than before, your hard drive must have got piled up with data. And now you must have already got 2 TB hard drive to unload your hard drive. But wait! You might have to keep it for later use. For this time, analyze your hard drive and you may come across plenty of recoverable space.

Well, I don’t really mean to play a “game of war” with your hard drive. You can rather rely on a software- a real handy one. So here’s a list of top 10 efficient software that can help analyze your hard drive in quicks.

1. Disk Analyzer Pro

Disk Analyzer Pro scans the entire disk and come up with explicit summaries. These summaries allow users to analyze the disk data in a run-through. Users can preview, analyze and delete any file in a jiffy, using these summaries. Disk Analyzer Pro has a clear and striking interface, which apparently makes it a handy tool. This disk cleanup utility for Windows, is compatible with all versions of Windows. You can even speed up your Windows XP with this nifty tool.



Disk Analyzer Pro
Disk Analyzer Pro | Source

2. WinDirStat

WinDirStat is designed with hue-based-theme interface. It categorizes the data with different colors. The tool looks for files and folder on the hard drive and notify users about the space-hogging files. It also allows to delete any unwanted file on the hard drive. WinDirStat is a free software for Windows users.

3. SpaceSniffer

SpaceSniffer displays all files and folders on the hard drive in a treemap arrangement. The layout helps users figure out big files and folders, along with their location on the disk. A double click on any portion can further help to get details of the file or folder. SpaceSniffer is a freeware, designed with filters to limit the search results that a user may look for.


4. SpaceMonger

SpaceMonger is not a freeware, but rather available with free trial for first 30 days. This tool also shows up all data in a tree view. It categorizes the data with the help of a pie chart. Users need to look for each of the color and the file type it represents and analyze the data accordingly. For instance, if red color is for images, then red color anywhere on the tree would denotes image files.

5. TreeSize

TreeSize scans the hard disk and shows the size and other details of the selected folder or file. The interface of the tool is more like that of Windows Explorer. The tool expands all subfolders within the folder it originally exits in. It is a free tool but is not that handy as others are. This disk cleanup utility for Windows 10 is also compatible with Windows 8 & 7.

6. DiskSavvy

DiskSavvy is a quick and easy-to-use disk analyzer utility. It displays data in percentage of disk space used by each file and folder. Also displayed is a pie chart for this work. It is a freeware to cleanup disk on Windows.

7. Disktective

This tool again has a similar kind of UI. With the help of pie chart and treemap, Disktective helps users analyze and clean their hard disk. It’s a free tool compatible with all versions of Windows.

8. RidNacs

RidNacs is designed with dual viewer interface. It shows all folders and files in a tree view and beside that is a bar chart showing up the percentage of disk usage. Users can have a look over the disk data and delete unwanted files with from the tool itself.


9. JDiskReport

This is another free tool that has taken up the pie chart to display hard disk usage of users. The data is also shown in tree view. Users can view their data usage with either of the viewers.

10. GetFoldersize

GetFoldersize analyze the disk and presents the data in treemap arrangement. By clicking on each of the folder helps find details of subfolders inside it. This tool is also available in a portable version and is compatible with all current versions of Windows.


These are the top 10 disk cleanup tools to speedup Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1 & 10. Download any of the tool and optimize your disk to the best.

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