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Apparently my puny hard drive can't handle the awesomeness of Payday 2, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and Fallout: New Vegas all being installed on my hard disk at the same time.

I spent all my money buying Payday, XCOM and New Vegas so now I can't afford a bigger hard drive. I need to uninstall some of my old games to make room.

Is there a way to sort my Steam games by size on disk? I would prefer to only remove one game rather than several.

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Before you ask, it's 120 GB. – Steve V. Aug 16 '13 at 1:31
The 120gb is an ssd right? Don't you have another drive where you can install games on? – Lyrion Aug 16 '13 at 6:39
@Lyrion - Nope. It's not an SSD, it's just a standard 120GB hard drive. I have a very cheap gaming computer so that I can have a very nice work computer. – Steve V. Aug 16 '13 at 14:55
Wouldn't it be nicer to spend a little less money on your working computer and some more on your gaming computer? Well depending on your work ofcourse... – Lyrion Aug 19 '13 at 6:29
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Yes. If you go to library and use 'list view' (accessible using the circled button) , then right click in the bar which says Games/Status/Metascore you can select the displayed columns. Click on 'Size on Disk' so that appears as a column, then click on the column header to sort.

Steam menu bar

If it defaults to showing them in descending order, another click will change the order to ascending.

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Nice. That probably doesn't include savegames stored e.g. at %appdata%, right? – Zommuter Aug 16 '13 at 10:05
Additional Suggestion: - Windirstat is a great tool for hard drive useage. You can select a drive or a folder (in case there are other things on the drive that might be taking up space) and get stats and a visualization of what is taking up space. (Especially if you have "other" stuff on the drive in question) – WernerCD Aug 16 '13 at 13:12
Addition to additional suggestion: for Linux (and probably SteamOS) baobab (Gnome's disk usage analyzer) does very well – Wilf Nov 18 '15 at 0:39

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