Installing and using Folder Size Explorer


File explorer showing the size of the folder

Folder Size Explorer Is in Australia Bazwise Technology You can also check the folder size, number of folders, and hash functions such as MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-256 in the file explorer developed by.

System requirements

Version 2 as of

OS: Windows Vista / 7/8/10
.NET Framework: 4.6 or later

Where to get the software

Folder Size Explorer Official Download Page

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Install Folder Size Explorer

The Folder Size Explorer installer does not include adware or spyware.


Click "Folder Size Explorer 2.0" on the download page to download the Zip file.


Select the downloaded Zip file and select the context menu (right-click menu). Expand all Unzip with.


In the unzipped folder setupOpen the .exe.


The setup wizard will start, so click "Next".


If there is no problem with the license agreement I Agree Check the box and click "Next".


If you are not particular about the installation destination, the default setting is "Next".


The installation is ready, so click "Next".


When the User Account Control dialog is displayed, click "Yes" to allow.


When the installation is complete, click "Close" to complete the setup.

If .NET Framework 4.6 is not installed, the installation will start automatically.

How to use Folder Size Explorer

Folder Size Explorer performs a drive analysis at startup to get the folder size.


From the shortcut generated on the desktop Folder Size Explorer Start.


On the left sidebar Navigation windowThe information of the drive or folder selected in is displayed, and you can operate it with the tool icon.



Update / recalculation
It can be operated with "F5" as well as Windows Explorer.
Stop / Cancel
You can stop the calculation of the folder size.
Recalculate folder size
Enable it to display the folder size.
Display the number of folders
Shows the total number of folders and subfolders in the folder displayed when enabled.
File count
Shows the total number of files in folders and subfolders in the displayed folder when enabled.
Sum Pane
The total size aggregated by file extension, file modification date, creation date, and last access date is displayed in the right pane.
MD5 / SHA1 / SHA256 / SHA512
Calculate and display the checksum of the enabled item.


Sum PaneIn the (Summary Pane), select the items to be aggregated at the bottom of the right pane.NEW Then the total size and the number of files will be recalculated.

FileExt ( extension )·Date Mod (Updated date) ・Date Cre ( Created date )·Date Acc (Last access date).


Specify the display unit of the folder / file size.


Trash can
Click to empty the Recycle Bin.
Folder Size Explorer thread control runs 1 threads per CPU core by default.
The numbers in the list are the thread limits on the local drive and N is the thread limit when a network drive is detected.
Search Products
In addition to text search, you can search by file creation date, update date, file size, etc.
Hidden folder
Shows hidden folders that are hidden by default in Windows, but does not show system files that are protected by Windows.
Automatic alignment
Automatically adjust the width of the displayed item.


Configuration You can edit display items, icons, toolbar backgrounds, etc.

Explorer Columns
Added items to be displayed in Explorer.
After adding an item, "Update" is required to reflect it in Explorer.
Explorer Icons
Folder Size Set the icon to be used in Explorer.
Toolbar Items
Set the items to be displayed on the toolbar.
Toolbar Background
Set the toolbar background.
Status Bar 
Folder Size You can set the display contents of the status bar displayed at the bottom of Explorer.
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