A lack of startup disk space is a situation that every Mac user will encounter. Fortunately, this is a problem with a lot of solutions. In this article, we will tell you how to clean your startup disk with 7ways:

Clean cache files on your Mac

Cache files are files that helps your Mac run programs more smoothly. Deleting cache files does not affect the normal use of your Mac, but frees up more disk space. When there is not enough disk space, we recommend deleting the cache files.To remove caches:

  1. Open a “Finder” window and select “Go” in the Menu bar.
  2. Click on “Go to Folder…
  3. Type in “~/Library/Caches

Deletes the file/folder that occupies the largest amount of space.

Get grid of localization files of Programs

Localized files are also known as  “language packs “. Many apps come with other languages you might not need. To delete unwanted content, do the following:

  1. Go to “Applications” folder
  2. Select an application, right-click the mouse, and select “Show Package Contents.”
  3. Go to “Contents > Resource” and find the files ending with “.lproj”. You can choose to delete unwanted language files, such as using English in the United States, and you can delete other unwanted language packages.Drag the ones you’ll never use to the Trash.

Remove old iOS Backups

Backup files take up a lot of disk space and you can delete them directly

  1. Open a “Finder” window and select “Go” in the Menu bar.
  2. Click on “Go to Folder…
  3. Typing in “~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

Get rid of all the old, and useless iOS Backups to free up more disk space.

Delete iOS Software Updates

You can find all the unnecessary data for your device in the following ways:

  1. Open “Finder
  2. Select “Go” in the Menu bar
  3. Select “Go to Folder…
  4. Type in “~/Library/iTunes/iPad Software Updates” or “~/Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates

Delete old iTunes Library backups

Whenever you update an application, the latest version of itunes creates a backup of the itunes library. You can discard these old itunes library backups in the following ways:

  1. Open “Finder
  2. Select “Go” in the Menu bar
  3. Select “Go to Folder…

Type in “~/Music/iTunes/Previous iTunes Libraries

Uninstall software that is not commonly used

Some infrequently used programs will take up a lot of disk space, we can choose to delete them. For information on how to remove program, you can refer to How to completely Uninstall Antiviruses from your Mac ?

Clean up your Download, Movies, and Music Folders. Empty out the Trash.iMac Cleaner helps your cleanup Startup Disk more efficient.

This is an incredible program that can help you quickly and securely clean up startup disks, making your PC run faster.It intelligently scans your PC and automatically finds lots of junk, with just one click to quickly clean up caches, logs, iOS Backups, localization files, iOS Software Updates,  iTunes Library Backups, Mail Attachments, Browser junks and more.

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