This article teaches you how to see folder/file size in Windows 11. Follow the tutorial, you’ll learn the way to check folder/file size in Windows 11.
There are more and more users who use solid state disk or IDE flash disk as the storage device for Windows 11. Because SSD drive runs much faster than hard disk drive. The main features are faster speed of Windows 11 start or shutdown, running big software, games, etc. But the price for fast speed is expensive than HDD and much smaller disk space.
So the disk space of SSD is very precious for every Windows 11 device, especially Windows 11 takes more than 30GB space and increase everyday. Usually we can remove junk files(How to clean junk files in Windows 11 without clean software?), or use the Best Free Windows 11 Disk Cleaner to free up more disk space, or even delete some big files and folders which are not that important.
Before you delete folder, of course you shall check out how big the files or folder are. Here is how to see folder/file size in Windows 11.
- Right click on the folder or file that you want to check
- Choose “Properties”
- And you will see “Size”
It is quite simply to check out folder/file size in Windows 11. But if you have too many folders in same directory, and if you check size one folder to another, that will be upset. You can re-list all folder and files in this directory by size, the folders and files will automatically be listed from biggest to smallest.
- Right click on the blank space of that directory.
- Choose “Sort by” – “Size”