Scanner is a program that allows to know in a graphical way the space occupied by the folders distributed in the partitions that are in the hard disk or the folders that are in other storage units, like removable disks, pendrives, CDs, DVDs, et cetera.
The main feature that stands out to this tool is its pleasant interface, which shows the results obtained, after scanning the disk, through a circular graphic that represents different colors and different sectors and folders of the disk, of which you can know the Name, space occupied, and deepen in turn in each of them to know what space occupy the subfolders and files that are stored inside.
Although it is ideal to organize downloads according to types of files and themes, this care is not always taken and often heavy files are stored in folders that are not accessed, which, in addition to making it difficult to search, is passed To take up unnecessary disk space.
The goal of Scanner is precisely to locate those lost files and folders, which can either be moved to another folder or can simply be deleted to free up space. For example: a movie was downloaded, copied to CD and forgot to erase from the disc; Of happening a fact so often, are several gigabytes that occupy without sense.
You can also locate folders that are occupied by programs that were uninstalled but left files, or you can locate programs that are no longer used and can be uninstalled. From the same interface it is possible to both delete files and folders as well as uninstall programs.
Scanner can be used in combination with other utilities, such as CloneSpy or Duplicate Cleaner (both available on descargarsoft), or with TuneUp, to determine if duplicate files exist on the hard disk, which helps free up more space.
Scanner 2.13 is the latest version, available for Windows 7, Vista and XP. It occupies only 243 KB, is portable and can be installed and used free of charge. It should be noted that it consumes few resources, the disk scanning is fast and intuitive and easy to use.