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3 Ways to Check App Size on Windows 11

Jul 7, 2023

Computer programs can take up a lot of hard drive space, and knowing the size of downloaded programs can help you better manage system storage space. If you still don't know how to check how much space a program takes up on your computer, this article will show you three ways to check.

Method1. Using the Settings App

You can use the Settings app to perform many tasks, including viewing the size of the application. The specific steps are as follows.

Step1. Open the Installed apps in the settings

Press Win + I to open the settings. Select Apps in the left column, and click on Installed Apps in the right pane.

Step2. Check the app size in the settings

In this window, you can see the installed program and the space it occupies. You can also arrange the programs from largest to smallest according to the size of the occupied space by sorting. If you want to see how much space an application is taking up on a specific drive, you can click the filter button and select the target drive.

Method2. Using the Control Panel

In addition to using the settings, you can also use the Control Panel to view the size of the application. The specific steps are as follows.

Step1. Open Programs and Features in the Control Panel

Click on Windows Start and type Control Panel in the search box. Open the matched item. In the Control Panel window, select the small icon, and then select Programs and Features.

Step2. Check apps size in Control Panel

In the new window that appears, you can see all the programs installed on the system. Looking at the Size column, you can see the size of each program on disk. You can also click the Size tab, select the drop-down menu, and check the size range you want to view the program.

Method3. Using Wise Program Uninstaller

Wise Program Uninstaller is a free uninstaller that helps you safely uninstall unwanted Windows programs. In addition to the above two methods, you can also check the size of your application using Wise Program Uninstaller.

Step1. Download and install Wise Program Uninstaller

If you haven't downloaded Wise Program Uninstaller yet, you can click here to uninstall it safely.

Step2. Check apps size in Control Panel

Run Wise Program Uninstaller, you can select the type of program in the left column and then view the size of the application in the right column. You can click on the Size tab, and Wise Program Uninstaller can sort the programs by size from large to small, or small to large. You can also type the target program in the search box to see the size of the program directly.

All three methods above can help you quickly see how much storage space an application is taking up on your computer. Which method do you like best? And if you have other difficulties with computer use, welcome to visit WiseCleaner.