MAKE:TNT Tools 'n' Tips

OmniDiskSweeper


Tool photo.

OmniDiskSweeper helps you find out what's taking up so much disk space on your Mac. It lets you browse your folders in a way that's completely optimized for looking for large folders and files. You can use it for free in unlicensed mode; this lets you view file/folder info, but not actually delete anything from this interface. You can delete files with a $15 licensed version, or get a one-day-only free license.

In just a few seconds after OmniDiskSweeper finished "sweeping," I found an entire duplicate (huge) directory of music that must have been the result of a misguided restore from my iPod. It had been there for months, but nothing ever made it visible to me the way OmniDiskSweeper did.

Available for download from the omnigroup.com website. Free trial version available.