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    Recommended software: Sequoia View

    5th May 2007

    I think Sequoia View is a must-have utility program.
    “Why?” – you may ask.

    Because it lets you actually see you hard disk hogs. With this program you will know exactly which files/folders occupy too much hard disk space to keep them any longer.

    The program is free, latest version is 1.3 and it was released in November 2002. However, WinXP is supported (don’t know about Vista).

    See this page for more information and the download link.

    Alternatively, contact me and I’ll try to mail you the setup program (which is circa 500KB).

    Update: SequoiaView appears to ignore files larger than or equal to 4 GiB. Please comment to prove or disprove.

    Update 2: here’s a KDirStat-based alternative, WinDirStat.


    5 Responses to “Recommended software: Sequoia View”

    1. jk Says:

      Богдане, вай донт ю ґів ас зе лінк оф зіс програм?! :)

    2. jk Says:

      гм.. провтикав.. лінк таки Ñ” на this page… ;)

    3. Scott Says:

      I love SequoiaView but it does have some problems, including the issue with files > 4GB plus (more important for me) when I want to check a folder down a multi GB/TB share it wants to read the entire share.
      I wrote a comparable utility from scratch which I’d be delighted if you wanted to check out. It’s available at

    4. Bogdan Says:

      Thank you for this contribution!

    5. Scott Leckie Says:

      Hi all

      just to let you know that I have now published the source code to FileTreeView at


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