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File Classification Pie Charts

The DiskSorter file classification utility provides multiple types of statistical pie charts and timeline charts capable of showing the amount of disk space usage and the number of files per file category, file extension, file size, file owner, creation, modification and last access time. In order to open the charts dialog, press the 'Charts' button located on the main toolbar and select an appropriate chart type.

DiskSorter Select File Classification Pie Chart

For example, in order to open a chart showing the disk space usage and the number of files per file category, press the 'Charts' button located on the main toolbar and select the 'Disk Space Usage Per Category' chart type.

DiskSorter File Classification Pie Charts

In addition, the charts dialog provides the user with the ability to export the chart data to a number of different formats, export the chart image to the BMP, JPEG and PNG image files, and copy the displayed chart image to the clipboard allowing one to easily integrate DiskSorter charts into user's documents and presentations. In order to customize the chart's description, press the 'Options' button and specify a custom chart title, host name, date or time.

DiskSorter Filter File Classification Results

One of the most powerful features of the DiskSorter file classification utility is the ability to filter disk space analysis results using one or more user-specified filters and then categorize filtered results and display statistical pie charts. For example, in order to display a pie chart showing the amount of disk space per file extension for files that were modified during the last two years, set the file categorization mode to 'Categorize By Modification Year', select one or more years to show the information for, press the right mouse button over the file filters view and select the 'Apply Selected Filters' menu item.

DiskSorter Pie Chart Extensions

DiskSorter will filter the disk space analysis results and display files that were modified during the selected years. Now, press the 'Charts' button located on the main toolbar and select the 'Disk Space Usage Per Extension' menu item. DiskSorter will categorize the filtered disk space analysis results and display a pie chart showing the amount of disk space usage per file extension for files that were modified during the selected years. In a similar way, the user can filter disk space analysis results by the file type, size, user name, file attributes, creation, modification and last access dates and then display various types of charts showing the disk space usage or the number of files according to user-specific needs.

DiskSorter Select File Classification Timeline Chart

Another powerful capability is the ability to display the disk space usage timeline charts for all or filtered disk space analysis results. In the simplest case, press the 'Charts' button located on the main toolbar and select the 'Disk Space Usage Per Modification Year' menu item. DiskSorter will display a time line chart showing how much data was modified per year. In order to display how many files were modified per year, set the chart mode to 'Number Of Files Per Modification Year'.

DiskSorter File Classification Time Line Charts

In addition, the user is provided with the ability to display timeline charts for filtered disk space analysis results. For example, in order to display how many documents were created per year, set the file categorization mode to 'Categorize By File Type', select the 'Documents, Books and Help Files' file category, press the right mouse button and select the 'Apply Selected Filters' menu item. Now, press the 'Charts' button located on the main toolbar, and select the 'Disk Space Usage Per Creation Year' menu item.