DiskSorter News

13-Mar-2017 - DiskSorter v9.5 adds the ability to scan the network, detect all network servers, NAS storage devices and network shares and save the network scanning reports to the Microsoft Excel format. In addition, the new product version improves the HTML and PDF network scanning reports, adds support for additional file formats to the built-in file classification plug-ins and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save network scanning reports to the Microsoft Excel format
  • Improves the HTML and PDF network scanning reports
  • Improves built-in file classification plug-ins
  • Fixes a number of bugs

8-Feb-2017 - DiskSorter v9.4 adds the ability to perform advanced file classification operations on all network shares available on the network. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to search network shares by the server name, share name, total disk space, used disk space and free disk space. Finally, the new version improves the main DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to perform advanced file classification operations via the network
  • Adds the ability to search network shares by the server name or share name
  • Adds the ability to search network shares by the total, used or free disk space
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Jan-2017 - DiskSorter v9.3 improves the web-based management interface, improves the performance of file classification operations, reduces the memory usage when classifying files in huge file systems containing millions of files. In addition, the new version improves the DiskSorter command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the web-based management interface
  • Improves the performance of file classification operations
  • Reduces the memory usage when classifying millions of files
  • Improves the command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

13-Dec-2016 - DiskSorter v9.2 adds the ability to save summary file classification reports, including various types of statistical charts, to the Microsoft Excel format. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to save summary reports and the ability to save multiple, different types of file classification reports for each file classification operation using the DiskSorter command line utility.

  • Adds the ability to save graphical summary reports to the Microsoft Excel format
  • Adds the ability to save summary reports using the DiskSorter command line utility
  • Adds the ability to save multiple reports using the DiskSorter command line utility
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

8-Nov-2016 - DiskSorter v9.1 adds the ability to save file classification reports to the native Microsoft Excel format. In addition, the new product version adds support for Windows Server 2016, improves support for UNICODE file names, improves support for long file names and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save file classification reports to the Excel format
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2016
  • Improves support for UNICODE file names
  • Improves support for long file names
  • Fixes a number of bugs

20-Sep-2016 - DiskSorter v9.0 adds a built-in disk space monitor allowing one to monitor the free disk space in one or more disks, directories or network shares and send E-Mail notifications including reports showing recently created and modified files and/or execute custom actions when the free disk space drops below the user specified limit. In addition, the new version adds a built-in file navigator to the main DiskSorter GUI application, redesigns the file classification commands options dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a built-in disk space monitor to the server product version
  • Adds a built-in file navigator to the main GUI application
  • Redesigns the file classification options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Aug-2016 - DiskSorter v8.9 adds the ability to classify and categorize files stored in network servers and NAS storage devices via administrative network shares. In addition, the new product version improves the fault tolerance of network scanning operations and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to classify files in administrative network shares
  • Improves the fault tolerance of network scanning operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

18-Jul-2016 - DiskSorter v8.8 adds the ability to display the free disk space bars chart for the list of network servers and the list of network shares. In addition, the new version add the ability to sort the list of network servers and the list of network shares by the free disk space, improves the DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to display the free disk space bars chart for the list of network servers
  • Adds the ability to display the free disk space bars chart for the list of network shares
  • Adds the ability to sort the list of network servers by the free disk space
  • Adds the ability to sort the list of network shares by the free disk space
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Jun-2016 - DiskSorter v8.7 adds a built-in file navigator allowing one to easily select which disks, directories and files to classify. In addition, the new product version improves the file classification command dialog, improves the performance of file copy verification capabilities and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a build-in file navigator
  • Improves the file classification command dialog
  • Improves the performance of file copy verification capabilities
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-May-2016 - DiskSorter v8.6 adds the ability to save the file classification results as graphical PDF presentations showing summary file classification results and various types of pie charts including the disk space usage per file category, disk space usage per file extension, disk space usage per user, disk space usage per file creation, modification and last access dates. In addition, the new product version improves the DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save file classification results as graphical PDF presentations
  • Adds the ability to save summary Excel CSV file classification reports
  • Adds the ability to save summary HTML file classification reports
  • Adds the ability to save summary XML file classification reports
  • Adds the ability to save summary text file classification reports
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Apr-2016 - DiskSorter v8.5 adds the ability to categorize and filter file classification results by the top-level directory name.In addition, the new product version adds the ability to display top directories pie charts, improves the main DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize results by the top-level directory name
  • Adds the ability to filter results by the top-level directory name
  • Adds the ability to display pie charts showing the top-level directories
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Mar-2016 - DiskSorter Enterprise v8.4 adds support for the operating system native user authentication capabilities allowing one to login into DiskSorter Enterprise using network domain and server local user accounts via the DiskSorter client GUI application and the web-based management interface.

  • Adds support for the OS native client-side user authentication
  • Adds support for the OS native server-side user authentication
  • Improves the DiskSorter options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Feb-2016 - DiskSorter v8.3 adds the ability to filter file classification reports saved in the SQL database by the report title, report label, report date, host name and input directories. In addition, the new product version improves the SQL database reports dialog, adds advanced report filtering capabilities and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to filter file classification reports saved in the SQL database
  • Improves the SQL database reports dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

18-Jan-2016 - DiskSorter v8.2 improves the DiskSorter command line utility, improves the file classification reports, improves fault tolerance of the file classification operations, improves the SQL database integration capabilities, improves the file classification charts and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves the DiskSorter file classification utility
  • Improves fault tolerance of the file classification operations
  • Improves the file classification reports
  • Improves the file classification charts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Dec-2015 - DiskSorter v8.1 adds the ability to categorize and filter file classification results by the file attributes. In addition, the new version adds the ability to display pie charts showing the number of files and/or the amount of disk space per file attribute. Finally, the new version improves the main DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to categorize file classification results by the file attributes
  • Adds the ability to filter file classification results by the file attributes
  • Adds pie charts showing the number of files per file attribute
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Nov-2015 - DiskSorter v8.0 adds the ability to search files in file classification results by the file name, extension, full path, file category, file size, file attributes, creation, last modification and last access dates. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to use environmental variables in input directories, improves all types of file classification reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to search files in file classification results
  • Adds the ability to use environmental variables
  • Improves all types of file classification reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Oct-2015 - DiskSorter v7.9 improves file matching rules allowing one to classify and categorize specific types or groups of files by the file type, extension, size, user name, attributes, creation, last modification and last access date. In addition, the new product version improves keyboard shortcuts and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Improves file matching rules
  • Improves keyboard shortcuts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Sep-2015 - DiskSorter v7.8 adds the ability to export categories of file classification results to an SQL database table or to an XML file. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of file classification operations, improves the web-based GUI interface and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export categories of classification results to an SQL database
  • Adds the ability to export categories of classification results to an XML file
  • Improves the performance of file classification operations
  • Improves the web-based GUI interface
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Aug-2015 - DiskSorter v7.7 adds support for the Windows 10 operating system. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to copy, move, compress and delete files displayed on the top 100 files dialog. Finally, the new product version improves the main DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for the Windows 10 operating system
  • Adds file management operations to the top 100 files dialog
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

15-Jul-2015 - DiskSorter v7.6 adds the ability to export the list of file filters and file categories to the HTML, PDF, text and Excel CSV report formats. In addition, the new product version improves the performance of all types of file management operations, reduces the memory usage and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export the list of file filters and file categories
  • Improves the performance of file management operations
  • Reduces the memory usage
  • Fixes a number of bugs

17-Jun-2015 - DiskSorter v7.5 adds the ability to save the list of top 100 files to the HTML, PDF and Excel CSV formats. In addition, the new version, adds the ability to copy the list of top 100 files to the clipboard and export the list of top 100 files to an SQL database. Finally, the new version improves the DiskSorter main GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to save the list of top 100 files to the HTML, PDF and CSV formats
  • Adds the ability to export the list of top 100 files to an SQL database
  • Adds the ability to copy the list of top 100 files to the clipboard
  • Improves the DiskSorter main GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-May-2015 - DiskSorter Server v7.4 adds a built-in file navigator allowing one to browse disks, directories and files using the DiskSorter client GUI application locally or via the network, map network shares and perform file classification operations. In addition, the new product version improves the main DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a built-in file navigator for DiskSorter Server
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Apr-2015 - DiskSorter v7.3 adds advanced SQL database integration capabilities allowing one to export file classification results to user-specified SQL database tables. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to perform a silent product installation procedure, improves the DiskSorter Server reports dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds advanced SQL database integration capabilities
  • Adds the ability to perform silent product installation
  • Improves the DiskSorter Server reports dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Mar-2015 - DiskSorter v7.2 adds the ability to analyze disk space usage per server or NAS storage device for hundreds of servers on the network. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to analyze disk space usage per user for the entire enterprise network. Finally, the new version improves the PDF summary reports, improves the DiskSorter Server reports dialog and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to analyze disk space usage per server
  • Adds the ability to analyze disk space usage per user
  • Improves the DiskSorter Server reports dialog
  • Improves the PDF summary reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Feb-2015 - DiskSorter v7.1 adds batch file classification operations allowing one to execute one or more file classification commands on all network shares in hundreds of servers or NAS storage devices and save individual file classification reports for each server or network share. In addition, the new product version adds the server status view for the DiskSorter Server GUI application, improves the DiskSorter command line utility and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds batch file classification operations
  • Adds the server status view for the DiskSorter Server GUI application
  • Improves the DiskSorter command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Jan-2015 - DiskSorter v7.0 adds advanced network servers and NAS storage devices discovery capabilities allowing one to scan the network, automatically detect all accessible network shares and classify files in hundreds of network servers and NAS storage devices. In addition, the new product version improves all types of file classification reports, improves the DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds advanced network discovery capabilities
  • Improves all types of file classification reports
  • Improves the DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

16-Dec-2014 - DiskSorter v6.9 adds active memory usage monitoring capabilities preventing excessive memory usage when classifying files in huge file systems containing tens of millions of files. In addition, the new product version improves file classification plug-ins, improves second-level file filters improves the main DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds active memory usage monitoring capabilities
  • Improves the main DiskSorter GUI application
  • Improves file classification plug-ins
  • Improves second-level file filters
  • Fixes a number of bugs

25-Nov-2014 - DiskSorter v6.8 adds the ability to pre-configure one or more network shares to be connected with user-specified login credentials during server startup allowing one to automatically reconnect all the required network shares after each system restart. In addition, the new version improves the DiskSorter client GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to automatically reconnect network shares after system restart
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Improves the DiskSorter client GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Oct-2014 - DiskSorter v6.7 adds the ability to classify files in hundreds of network shares in different domains without mapping local drive letters. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to map network shares using the DiskSorter command line utility, improves the DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to classify files in network shares in different domains
  • Adds the ability to map network shares using the command line utility
  • Improves the DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

26-Aug-2014 - DiskSorter v6.6 adds the ability to categorize and filter file classification results using customizable file filters. The user is provided with the ability to define an unlimited number of custom file filters using an extensive set of file matching rules capable of selecting files by the file name, location, type, size, attributes, user name, last modification date, last access date and creation date.

  • Adds customizable file categories
  • Adds customizable file filters
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-Jul-2014 - DiskSorter v6.5 adds advanced servers and network shares discovery capabilities allowing one to search servers and NAS storage devices on the network, discover accessible network shares and then classify and categorize files in tens or hundreds of network shares simultaneously. In addition, the new product version improves the DiskSorter GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds advanced servers and NAS devices discovery capabilities
  • Adds advanced network shares discovery capabilities
  • Improves the DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

12-Jun-2014 - DiskSorter v6.4 adds the ability to display the top 100 files sorted by the file size for one or more file classification reports or file categories. In addition, the new product version adds the ability to display a consolidated list of the top 100 files for a number of servers, network shares or NAS storage devices and allows one to export the top 100 file lists to text reports.

  • Adds the ability to display the top 100 files sorted by the file size
  • Adds the ability to display a consolidated list of top 100 files for multiple servers
  • Adds the ability to export the top 100 file lists to text reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

13-May-2014 - DiskSorter v6.3 adds support for new types of files and file categories to the default file classification plug-in. In addition, the new product version improves rule-based file organizing capabilities, improves the speed of file classification operations and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for new types of files
  • Improves rule-based file organizing capabilities
  • Improves the speed of file classification operations
  • Fixes a number of bugs

1-Apr-2014 - DiskSorter v6.2 adds the ability to save graphical summary PDF reports including various types of file classification pie charts, history line charts and statistics showing the number of files and disk space usage per file type, extension, user name and how the number of files and disk space usage are changing over time. In addition, the new product version improves the DiskSorter desktop GUI application and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds graphical summary PDF reports
  • Improves the DiskSorter GUI application
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Feb-2014 - DiskSorter v6.1 adds a high-performance directory scanning mode allowing one to classify each input disk, directory or network share using a number of parallel directory scanning threads. In addition, the new product version adds global exclude directories and global file matching rules specifying which types of files to classify.

  • Adds a high-performance directory scanning mode
  • Adds global file matching rules
  • Adds global exclude directories
  • Reduces DiskSorter Server memory usage
  • Improves the main options dialog
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-Jan-2014 - DiskSorter v6.0 adds a full-scale client GUI application for the server product version allowing one to perform file classification operations, review results and save various types of file classification reports. In addition, the new version improves multi-threaded file classification capabilities, adds the ability to customize the CSV reports field delimiter, adds an AES-256 encrypted network protocol for DiskSorter Server and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds a full-scale client GUI application for the server product version
  • Adds an AES-256 encrypted network protocol for the server product version
  • Adds the ability to customize Excel CSV reports field delimiter
  • Improves multi-threaded file classification performance
  • Improves the DiskSorter command line utility
  • Fixes a number of bugs

21-Nov-2013 - DiskSorter v5.8 adds the ability to calculate the used disk space by the actual size on disk for each file making file classification results more accurate when classifying large numbers of small files. In addition, the new product version adds a number of different results sorting modes and fixes a number of minor bugs.

  • Adds the ability to calculate the used disk space by the actual size on disk
  • Adds a number of different classification results sorting modes
  • Fixes a number of minor bugs

28-Oct-2013 - DiskSorter v5.7 adds the ability to export file classification reports from DiskSorter Server using the command line utility. In addition, the new product version improves the DiskSorter command line utility, improves the DiskSorter Server web-based management interface and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to export reports from DiskSorter Server
  • Adds the ability to import reports to DiskSorter Server
  • Improves the DiskSorter command line utility
  • Improves the server web-based management interface
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Sep-2013 - DiskSorter v5.6 adds the ability to perform a file classification history trend analysis and export graphical history charts to PDF reports. In addition, the new product version improves the web-based management interface, improves fault-tolerance and crash-recovery capabilities, improves pie and bars charts and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to perform a file classification history trend analysis
  • Adds the ability to export history charts to graphical PDF reports
  • Improves crash-recovery and fault-tolerance capabilities
  • Improves the web-based management interface
  • Improves pie charts and bars charts
  • Fixes a number of bugs

5-Aug-2013 - DiskSorter v5.5 adds the ability to backup and restore DiskSorter Server configuration using the web-based management interface. In addition, the new product version improves XML file classification reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to backup and restore product configuration
  • Improves XML file classification reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

9-Jul-2013 - DiskSorter v5.4 adds exclude directories macro commands allowing one to exclude directories from the file classification process matching user-specified text patterns and/or regular expressions. In addition, the new product version improves SQL database integration and fixes a number of minor bugs.

  • Adds exclude directories macro commands
  • Improves SQL database integration
  • Fixes a number of minor bugs

10-Jun-2013 - DiskSorter v5.3 adds the ability to set custom OEM product name, OEM product web site address, OEM vendor name and custom OEM vendor web site address allowing system integrators, value-added distributors and IT service providers to resell DiskSorter Server under third-party brand names. In addition, the new product version improves file classification reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM product name
  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM product web site address
  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM vendor name
  • Adds the ability to set a custom OEM vendor web site address
  • Improves file classification reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

14-May-2013 - DiskSorter v5.2 adds the ability to execute multiple, parallel file classification operations allowing one to save time when classifying files in a number of servers and/or NAS storage devices. In addition, the new product version improves HTML, CSV, XML and SQL database reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to execute multiple, parallel file classification operations
  • Improves HTML, text, Excel CSV and XML file classification reports
  • Improves SQL database reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Apr-2013 - DiskSorter v5.1 adds support for multi-monitor computer configurations. In addition, the new version improves DiskSorter Server web-based management interface, adds the ability to export file classification error log files and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds support for multi-monitor computer configurations
  • Adds the ability to export file classification error log files
  • Improves DiskSorter Server web-based management interface
  • Fixes a number of bugs

11-Mar-2013 - DiskSorter v5.0 adds the ability to classify files in an unlimited number of servers, NAS storage devices and network shares, improves built-in file classification plugins, adds the quick file classification mode for the server product version, adds a number of visual improvements and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to classify files in an unlimited number of network shares
  • Adds advanced servers and network shares discovery capabilities
  • Adds the quick file classification mode for the server product version
  • Improves built-in file classification plugins
  • Adds a number of visual improvements
  • Fixes a number of bugs

7-Feb-2013 - DiskSorter v4.8 adds the ability to elevate directory scanning permissions allowing one to classify files in disks and directories protected by ACL access control lists. In addition, the new product version improves PDF file classification reports and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds the ability to elevate directory scanning permissions
  • Improves PDF file classification reports
  • Fixes a number of bugs

2-Jan-2013 - DiskSorter v4.7 improves file classification rules, adds support for new file types to the built-in file classification plugins, improves file classification reports, improves the DiskSorter command line utility and fixes a number of minor bugs.

  • Improves file classification rules
  • Adds support for new file types
  • Improves file classification reports
  • Improves the command line utility
  • Fixes a number of minor bugs

22-Nov-2012 - DiskSorter v4.6 adds pie charts showing the used disk space per file category to PDF reports. In addition,the new product version adds the ability to show the number of files and disk space usage per host and the number files and disk space usage per userto the server product version. Finally, DiskSorter v4.6 adds the ability to export the server message log and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds pie charts showing disk space usage per file category to PDF reports
  • Adds advanced report management capabilities to the server product version
  • Adds the ability to show disk space usage per host to the server version
  • Adds the ability to show disk space usage per user to the server version
  • Adds report filters to the server product version
  • Adds the ability to export the server message log
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2012
  • Adds support for Windows 8
  • Fixes a number of minor bugs

22-Oct-2012 - DiskSorter v4.5 adds file classification charts to the server product version allowing one to display charts showing the amount of disk space per category, the percent of disk space per category, the number of files per category and the percent of files per category. In addition, the new product version adds advanced files classification options and fixes a number of bugs.

  • Adds file classification charts to the server product version
  • Adds advanced file classification options
  • Fixes a number of bugs

19-Sep-2012 - DiskSorter v4.4 improves file classification reports, improves automatic file categorization actions, adds system event log integration capabilities to the server-based product version, improves fault tolerance of the server-based product version and fixes a number of minor bugs.

  • Improves file classification reports
  • Improves automatic file categorization actions
  • Adds system event log integration to the server-based version
  • Improves fault tolerance of the server-based product version
  • Fixes a number of minor bugs