Python 3 Script to Find the Largest File With Size in Directory or Folder From Path Using OS Module Full Project For Beginners

 

 

import os


# folder path input
print("Enter folder path")
path = os.path.abspath(input())

# for storing size of each
# file
size = 0

# for storing the size of
# the largest file
max_size = 0

# for storing the path to the
# largest file
max_file =""

# walking through the entire folder,
# including subdirectories

for folder, subfolders, files in os.walk(path):
    
    # checking the size of each file
    for file in files:
        size = os.stat(os.path.join( folder, file )).st_size
        
        # updating maximum size
        if size>max_size:
            max_size = size
            max_file = os.path.join( folder, file )

print("The largest file is: "+max_file)
print('Size: '+str(max_size)+' bytes')

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