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Graphic Inspector 2.6.2



Graphic Inspector provides extensive info on entire folders of images and vector graphic files and helps locate potential problems according to user-defined rules. Graphic Inspector is a professional checkup tool designed to help users of any trade, whether it's print, web design, photography or publishing on mobile devices.




Graphic Inspector 2.6.2



GrandPerspective is a small utility application for macOS that graphically shows the disk usage within a file system.It can help you to manage your disk, as you can easily spot which files and folders take up the most space.It uses a so called tree map for visualisation. Each file is shown as a rectangle with an area proportional to the file's size.Files in the same folder appear together, but their placement is otherwise arbitrary.


3 Feb 2022 GrandPerspective 2.6.2 has been released and is available for download from Sourceforge and the App Store.It fixes the known issue (unwanted black pixels during zoom-in animation) introduced in Version 2.6.1.


  • medium.com/macoclock: "The only 4 apps I'd pick, if I were forced to use only 4 for the rest of my life." "This 20-year old app is truly unsexy. [...] So unlike other apps that only show the top few largest files, GP shows all the files in a grand, bird's-eye perspective. So I can easily find useless files to delete."

  • MacResearch.org: "a very effective way to immediately see what is eating up your file system"

  • TidBITS.com: Recommends GrandPerspective for identifying large files as "I'm partial to GrandPerspective's graphical view"

  • kubadownload.com: "Using free software like GrandPerspective it's easy to manage your disk and spot the largest files on your Mac"

  • Rocket Matter: "In one hour, I freed up over 60 GB of space on my hard drive. Thanks so much, Grand Perspective."

  • nswits.com.au: "It is really a wonderful, little tiny disk utility."

  • iLounge.com: "Our favorite Mac applications for managing hard disks are GrandPerspective and Onyx" (excellent tutorial on the use of filters)

  • 9to5mac.com: "As its name suggests, GrandPerspective instead gives you a sense of the big picture folders that are taking up space." (short tutorial)

  • michaelvanputten.com: Includes GrandPerspective in his list of favourite OS X applications

  • Geek Like Me: "There aren't very many Mac utility programs I find useful on a regular basis, but GrandPerspective is one of them."

  • cnet.com: "Having a tool like GrandPerspective (another similar tool is Daisy Disk) that will show you the relative size of the files on your disk is a great option to have, and can greatly help you pinpoint whether disk usage is from a problematic log file, duplicate files, or simply having too many files on your disk."

  • ericholsinger.com: "When I saw the first screenshot on the website, I was ready to look for another option. But, I had second thoughts and tried it out. I'm glad I did. It does exactly what I want."

  • tutsplus.com: "GrandPerspective is an extremely powerful tool, but it may overwhelm some beginner users."

  • EasyOSX.wordpress.com: "App of the Week"

  • macenstein.com: "while true Apple geeks can use terminal to search for space hogs, and the very patient can choose "Calculate Folder Sizes" in Finder [...] this is a much faster, and more fun way to reclaim drive space."

  • notebooks.co "GrandPerspective makes it easy to check the what's taking up the space."

  • CultOfMac.com: "This excellent free application scans your hard disk [...] and measures exactly what's what and how big it is."

  • maccast.com: "if offers a beautiful visual representation of your data"

  • mac.elated.com: "It's a fantastically quick and intuitive way to find those giant files that are sucking up your disk space."

  • ars technica: "As this screenshot shows, some files are enormous. See that big red blob? That's my laptop's hibernation file."

  • forwheelers.net: Recommends GrandPerspective as a great Mac application.

  • MacWorld.com: "One easy way to locate other large files that you can delete, move, or skip when migrating to your MacBook Air is to use a program like the free GrandPerspective."

  • kayray.org: "one of my favorite utilities for OS X"

  • TidBITS.com: "With GrandPerspective it's trivial to see when a couple of very large files are responsible for the disk filling up."

  • Roumazeilles.net: "Recommended"

  • APLawrence.com: "A simple and very direct application."

  • Jemima's Chevron blog: "I downloaded GrandPerspective on a whim, and ended up finding and deleting about 3 GB of cruft from my hard drive."

  • I Heart To Blog: "I was astonished to find files I didn't even know existed on my machine!"

  • eli4d.com: "GrandPerspective is a wonderful tiny disk utility. [...] The program is amazingly quick at scanning a folder of any size." (an extensive review with walkthrough on how to use the application. It is very positive about the application and its author... blush)

  • inputmag.com: "The name of this one will give you a pretty good idea of what you can expect. [...] It's one of the most responsive disk mapping apps I've tried"

  • knowtechie.com: "The simple visual interface makes manually managing your Mac's storage as easy as it should be."

  • lifehacker.com: "Download of the day"

  • isource.com: "Picks of the Week - 2011 Week 34"

  • MakeTechEasier.com: "GrandPerspective has a nice live highlighting feature that is actually very helpful with navigation."

  • uk.businessinsider.com: "Luckily, there are apps out there that are a godsend for helping you map your hard drive so you can figure out what's taking up so much space. My favourite for Macs is called GrandPerspective"



  • "A really pretty graphical representation. ... Very cool." www.macuser.com/software/what_a_grandperspective.php

  • "GrandPerspective is a welcomed utility in my book" www.macuser.com/software/get_a_grandperspective_of_your.php

  • "I've used other tools, but this one makes it trivial to locate unusually large files as well as unusually large directories with one picture." www.timbomb.net/blog/2007/03/03/grandperspective/

  • "One of the coolest free utilities I have used in a while." www.leefalin.com/2006/04/11/a-grandperspective-of-my-disk-usage/

  • "You can change a viewpoint arrangement basement criteria around a pull-down menu in a drawer" appleigaga.com/mac-software/hands-on-with-grandperspective-1-5-0-free-graphic-disk-usage-monitor.html - I can only assume (hope) that this article has been generated by an automatic translation from an article in another language

  • "It's a fantastic and aesthetically pleasing way of seeing where your hard drive space is going" brianragle.com/main/?p=1028

  • "it is a very useful tool for checking for files hogging space on your Mac." ogasawalrus.com/blog/node/568

  • "Fortunately, there is a GREAT tool to help you squeeze the most out of your drive, GrandPerspective" davidjduran.com/2008/05/18/time-machine-grand-perspective-far-better-utilization-of-your-backup-drive/

  • "Great for finding the giant things that just sit there wasting space." klitaka.livejournal.com/348470.html#cutid1

  • "a neat little open source tool for MacOSX." life.firelace.com/2007/08/grandperspective_1.php

  • "Pretty spiffy - eh?" www.zolton.org/2006/04/grandperspective-nifty-mac-application.html

  • "a very handy app that I use often." www.randrambles.com/featured-app-grandperspective-for-mac/

  • "quite entertaining" www.applelinks.com/index.php/more/grandperspective_0912_graphic_disk_usage_monitor

  • "a nifty freeware application for OS X" www.wakingupcosts.net/646

  • "I'm a big fan of SSD's. The one downside is their size. This is where Grand Perspective comes in handy." www.amsys.co.uk/2012/blog/where-has-all-my-space-gone/

  • "Check it out. Cool tool." www.tim-mansfield.com/node/25

  • "My new favorite little bit of freeware for OS X." www.oreillynet.com/mac/blog/2006/04/download_of_the_day_grandpersp.html

  • "It's free and open source, so give it a try. You won't be disappointed." www.mac-and-i.net/2011/03/grandperspective-graphically-disk-usage.html

  • "This is a great Mac app on principle alone - it's both functional and really cool!" www.freemacware.com/grandperspective/

  • "With a quick glance at GrandPerspective, I was able to find nearly 9GB of virtual litter on my boot drive." www.macworld.com/weblogs/macgems/2006/04/spaceutilities/index.php

  • "One of my favorite tools for finding space-hogging files and folders you're not aware of is Eriban's free GrandPerspective." www.macworld.com/article/133730/2008/06/maintenance_routines.html

  • "GrandPerspective is an awesome utility" freemacappaday.com/grandperspective

  • "GrandPerspective is an essential application that will keep your hard drive free of unnecessary files" appyourmac.com/2009/05/31/free-up-hard-drive-space-with-grandperspective/

  • "This is a very good application. It does its job perfectly." www.ilovemacapps.com/utility/grandperspective-view-how-much-space-files-take-up

  • "Another good utility to prep your files and applications for running on a MacBook Air is GrandPerspective." mac.blorge.com/2008/02/01/how-to-fit-your-essential-files-on-your-new-macbook-air/

  • "GrandPerspective is really a great little application, and one I use on a regular basis when helping my clients tidy up their Apple computers." www.it-support.com.au/how-to-free-up-drive-space/2012/08/

  • "Great little app for Mac users who have huge hard drives that are... full all of a sudden" dosemagazine.com/2007/03/28/grandperspective-see-your-memory/

  • "GrandPerspective is great for people who would rather have a visual representation of their hard drives" macapper.com/2007/06/11/from-cleaning-to-backing-up-your-hard-drive-and-you/

  • "A great tool for [identifying big files and folders to delete] and I suggest you use it." www.mactricksandtips.com/2008/02/deleting-big-unused-files-to-save-disk.html

  • "It's a fantastically quick and intuitive way to find those giant files that are sucking up your disk space" www.macpassword.com/quickly-find-mac-large-files-with-grandperspective.html

  • "Very handy for spotting the space-wasters when you're doing spring cleaning." shouldveaskedme.blogspot.com/2007/04/file-utilities-that-rock-and-one-non.html

  • "I really enjoy using this program to see the big picture" www.bestbizware.com/2006/09/digital_pack_rat.html

  • "Really good way to find big files that you should be rid of" davidlowry.co.uk/get-yourself-a-grand-perspective/

  • "Ah, finally a visual way to keep the ol' mac hard drive clean..." blog.gentry.io/2007/04/15/grandperspective/

  • "Good for rooting out space hogs." bllindgrls.officiallydumb.com/blog/

  • "GrandPerspective works very well and is a great aid to cleaning up your hard drive." www.aaronfreedman.com/blog/2007/04/22/due-some-spring-hard-drive-cleaning-with-grandperspective/

  • "It's a great little utility, a must have for your laptop." theappleblog.com/2007/07/18/whats-eating-my-disk-space/

  • "This critter is going to be a fairly constant companion..." www.rhonabwy.com/wp/2007/10/27/grandperspective/

  • "What sets GrandPerspective apart is that it is simple, fluid and most importantly, free." smumacness.com/reviews/maintenance-grandperspective/

  • "Daily Mac App - July 26 2011" www.tuaw.com

  • "It's probably one of the most useful applications I have." techtyrantnews.com/2009/09/07/9-ways-to-keep-your-mac-running-squeaky-clean/

  • "GrandPerspective is free, entertaining, a quick 733 kB download, and may even be useful. What's not to like?" www.technologytell.com/apple/95262/hands-on-with-grandperspective-1-5-0-free-graphic-disk-usage-monitor/

  • "You might also have space-hogging files and folders you're not aware of. My favorite tool for finding them is Eriban's free GrandPerspective." macsinlife.com/2010/03/09/mac-maintenance/

  • "lets you quickly find what's been hogging the most room and causing those scary 'you are about to run out of space' warning messages." silverclipboard.com/2008/01/22/free-hard-drive-space-with-grandperspective/

  • "Excellent little program, no doubt! [...] It is also an interesting background generator" patchpanel.blogspot.com/2010/07/grandperspective.html

  • "Using GrandPerspective I was able to reclaim several gigabytes of space used up by caches, out of control log files and forgotten downloads and back ups that I no longer needed." www.forgeniuses.com/2010/09/30/reclaiming-disk-space-on-os-x-grandperspective/

  • "The colours are god-awful, but if you want to clean stuff out, it's a great way to find out what is taken up all the space on your harddrive." hughmcguire.net/2009/12/06/some-software-that-makes-life-better/

  • "Scanning is really fast, so that you even could scan the root of any mass storage device." www.markuszeller.com/?p=960

  • "[one] of my favorite free OS X applications." www.michaelvanputten.com/2008/06/10/a-few-of-my-favorite-free-os-x-applications/

  • "If you don't have it, you should download it now." karenism.com/blog/2009/01/05/bigtime-hearts-to-grand-perspective/

  • "What a great tool!" blog.hochit.com/2008/09/11/grandperspective/

  • "Auntie is a huge fan of Grand Perspective." www.tuaw.com/2012/03/01/dear-aunt-tuaw-help-me-manage-my-dropbox/

  • "It's native and really fast." www.macwork.com/2007/03/10/hard-drive-full-dont-know-why/

  • "An easy way to find those huge files and get rid of them fast." leanmac.com/post/2308427595/find-and-delete-big-files-easily-with-grandperspective

  • "a great, simple tool that allows you to monitor how your hard drive space is being used." leanmac.com/post/2308427595/find-and-delete-big-files-easily-with-grandperspective

  • "I don't think any Mac user should be without this program." www.podfeet.com/wordpress/2007/05/20/show-97-...-brian-regan/

  • "Really nice" mactipper.blogspot.com/2007/02/finding-big-files.html

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