We’ve published a white paper on one of the most useful new features introduced in FolderSizes 7 – the ability to take file system snapshots, from which any report (or even search) can be executed in the future.
We’ve received a number of emails recently asking whether we’ll continue supporting FolderSizes on Windows XP now that Microsoft’s support for the OS has been discontinued.
The answer is yes – we will continue supporting FolderSizes on Windows XP for the foreseeable future. Our goal, as always, is to meet the needs of our customers – and a considerable number of you still use this operating system.
Key Metric Software is proud to announce the release of FolderSizes 7, the latest version of our world-class disk space analysis, reporting, and visualization software.
FolderSizes 7 has a wide range of new capabilities, including:
- File system snapshot capability (Pro edition only)
- Extensive support for exporting reports to MS Excel
- New Disk Reporter tool for custom local and network drive reports
- Drag and drop (plus cut, copy, & paste) support within the folder report view
- New ability to export all File Reports at once (as a single report)
- Numerous enhancements to scheduling and command line interfaces
- Improved, smarter Trend Analyzer capabilities
- Significant performance enhancements in Search, File Reports, etc.
- New, domain-level network share discovery features
- Many powerful user interface improvements
- Much, much more (over 50 new features and enhancements)!
Please feel free to download FolderSizes 7 today:
Note: Installing FolderSizes 7 will not automatically remove previous major version installations. This is done to allow users an opportunity to evaluate FolderSizes prior to switching to it. Please feel free to un-install previous releases of FolderSizes before or after installing v7 (if you wish).
If you own a licensed copy of VMware Workstation, you can easily use FolderSizes to analyze, query, and report against offline virtual disks (VMDK files).
To begin, start VMware Workstation and select File | Map Virtual Disks.
Next, click the Map button. The Map Virtual Disk window will appear.
Use the Browse button to locate the offline virtual disk (.VMDK file) that you wish to map, then select the Volume. Then configure the drive mapping (in the example above, we’re mapping the VMDK to the drive letter X) and click OK.
Once you’ve established the drive mapping, you can start FolderSizes and select the corresponding drive letter from within the Folder Browser pane. FolderSizes will analyze the offline VMware virtual disk just as it would any other file system. The drive mapping can also be to generate file reports, run searches, etc.
Just a quick announcement to let our users know that FolderSizes 6 is 100% compatible with operating system revisions recently released by Microsoft – Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.
FolderSizes 6 had already been certified by Microsoft for both the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 platforms some time ago. In fact, it was the first product of its type to provide such certification. With the release of these new OS updates, we’ve re-run all FolderSizes 6 certification tests and found that it works perfectly.
Key Metric Software is fully committed to ensuring modern Windows operating system support for its full software product lineup.