3 ways to check disk space usage by programsapps in windows 10?

Check app/program disk space usage via Settings

Step 1: Open the Settings app. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features page.

Step 2: All apps downloaded from the Store are shown on the page, along with any traditional desktop applications downloaded from sources other than the Store. Disk space usage will appear next to app’s entry.

However, as shown in the image above, not all desktop programs’ use of disk space is shown on the page. While it displays the disk space usage for the majority of desktop programs, not all programs have access to the data. For instance, Google Chrome’s usage of disk space is not displayed on the page.

Follow the instructions in Method 2 of this guide if the page does not show the disk space usage for a program you are looking for.

Method 2 of 3

Check the disk space usage by programs in Windows 10

Step 1: Type appwiz into the Programs and Features window to launch it. enter after typing cpl into the taskbar search field

Step 2: The window shows all installed classic desktop programs, the date of installation, and how much disk space each one is utilizing. When a column’s header, such as Publisher, is right-clicked, the Size option can be checked if the Size column, which shows disk usage, is missing.

Please be aware that the pre-installed apps and apps downloaded from the Store are not included in the list.

Method 3 of 3

Use Linux Command to Check Disk Space

The df command or the fdisk command can be used to check the total disk size.

1. df Command

Similar to disk free, the Linux operating system’s df command allows you to view used space. Select one of the commands:

  • df -h: it directly shows disk space. (Recommend)
  • df -a: it shows the total disk usage. When the available field is 0, it shows as the same.
  • df -T: it shows the disk usage with the existing file system type.
  • df -i: it offers free and used incodes.
  • 2. Fdisk -I Command

    You can see the disk size and other partition details by typing fdisk -I.

    3. Linux du command

  • du -a: it lists disk usage of all files.
  • du -h: it displays disk usage of all directories.
  • du -s: it enables to check disk usage of a particular file or directory.
  • Other Commands:

  • Stat : it shows the size of file/directory
  • Is -al command: It displays a particular directorys contents and size.
  • Having a good understanding of how disk space is used on a Windows 10 machine can be a critical part of properly managing the system. Knowing which programs and applications are using the most disk space can help identify which ones can be safely removed or uninstalled to free up resources, or which ones could benefit from being upgraded or using an alternative program. In this blog post, we will look at three different methods for checking disk space usage by programs and applications on Windows 10. These methods range from the basic user interface options to built-in tools and third-party applications. We will discuss how to check disk space usage per program and application, as well as how to view overall disk space usage and other helpful tips. With these techniques, users can easily get a better understanding of what’s on their Windows 10 machine and which programs and applications they should consider uninstalling or upgrading.

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