Download Disk Scanning - Best Software & Apps

  • Disk Drill Windows Data Recovery

    2.0.0.323

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A file restorer that's more than competent

    8
    218 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, High success rate, Two kinds of scanning
    • CONS: Somewhat slow and not that original
  • AVG Cleaner

    14.0.4726

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free-up disk space on your Mac

    9
    57 votes
    • PROS: Good at detecting duplicate files, Fast scanning, Clear overview, Shows you where files are in Finder, Integrates with AVG Zen
    • CONS: No Undo deletion option
  • Auslogics Duplicate File Finder

    5.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Remove duplicate files and recover disk space

    5
    32 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Fast scanning
    • CONS: Not many options to filter files, No built-in previewing
  • Disk Diag

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Easy way to clean your Mac

    6
    8 votes
    • PROS: Fast scanning, Very easy to use, Slick interface
    • CONS: No way to recover deleted files
  • DriveSpacio

    0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    See exactly what's occupying your disk space

    7
    17 votes
    • PROS: Displays hard drive info in pie chart form, Very fast at scanning drives
    • CONS: Doesn't update in real time
  • Disk Doctors Mac Data Recovery

    1.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Recover lost data on your Mac and other devices

    6
    27 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Supports external drives, Scanning is fast
    • CONS: Doesn't support all brands of external drive
  • Disk Expert

    2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Disk Expert is a powerful disk space scanning, reporting and processing utility for Mac OSX.

    9
    8 votes
    • Baseline

      1.5.3

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Superfast disk scanning

      5
      3 votes
      • PROS: Compare scans, Compress, archive or delete files
      • CONS: Some functions already exist in Time Machine
    • Disk Doctors Undelete

      1.0.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Recover deleted files from your computer

      7
      8 votes
      • PROS: Supports multiple drives, Wizard-driven scanning interface
      • CONS: Confusing results interface
    • NeoSearch

      1.00

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Perform dynamic searches in your hard disk

      8
      7 votes
      • PROS: Useful search tool, Fast scanning
      • CONS: Confusing installation, Window doesn't move
    • Disk Doctors Linux Data Recovery

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Recover data from Ext and Ext3 Linux systems

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Very fast at scanning, Works with most versions of Linux
      • CONS: No way to preview recoverable files
    • iBox

      1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      "iBox" is a bundle of three apps for disk space visualization, finding duplicates and WiFi scanning.

      -
      No votes yet
      • HS WinPerfect

        6.16

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        All-in-one disk cleaner, system, memory and internet optimizer

        7
        12 votes
        • PROS: Very fast at scanning, Detects registry problems and cleans well
        • CONS: Doesn't seem to optimise very well
      • ZKleener

        1.0b

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Erase junk files, protect your privacy and gain disk space

        8
        25 votes
        • PROS: Fast scanning, Support for file filters, Three different scanning methods
        • CONS: Backup tool doesn't work properly
      • Kaspersky Anti-Virus

        7.0.0.125

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Combines reactive detection methods with the latest proactive technologies

        9
        89 votes
        • PROS: Comprehensive protection, Several scanning modes, Automatic scan and update, Extra tools: exception list, rescue disk
        • CONS: Lengthy installation, May affect other programs' performance
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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      114.0.4726578.9Mac
      27.0.0.125898.7Windows
      32.0.0.3232188.2Windows
      41.0.1276.3Mac
      55.0.0325.3Windows
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