How to Display Folder Size in Windows 7 - Software/Tool To Show Folder Size

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Display Folder Size Windows
Display Folder Size Windows
Have you ever wanted to check the size of each folder in your Windows PC or Laptop? By default, windows explorer do not display it and you either have to hover your mouse cursor over the folder or to check the properties of the folder. Here we are doing to tell you about a third party software or tool which will provide you feature to display folder size in windows explorer.
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By default, Microsoft's windows explorer don't shows any size of folder anywhere in the Window. However, it does displays the size of individual files placed in the folder. So, if you wanted this feature in your windows pc, the other good thing is that this is a free software so you don't have to spend money on purchasing it. From now, you can see the size of each folder in your windows computer. This software that we are going to use works fine on all versions of windows.
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By default, the windows explorer shows folders in this way, as shown in the screen shot below. And after installing this tool, you will have windows explorer showing like described in the picture given below.
Default Windows Explorer
Default View Of Windows Explorer(Not Showing Size Of Folder)
The name of the software that we are going to use is 'Folder Size'. This software works well in all Windows, such as Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 also. Following is the instructions on how to use this tool to show folders' size in Windows.

How To Show Folder Size in Windows

  • Go to this page and download the Software.
  • Run and install the software and that is all.
  • Now you will be able to see the folder size of each folder in windows like the screenshot given below.
Folder Size


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