Hi in today’s tutorial I’m going to show you little tips on how to clean your Mac on everything I’m going to show you today is free so there’s nothing that you’re going to have to pay for basically these are simple ways to clean your Mac keeping it optimize and fast and also making sure that hard drive space is not being used up by cache files and log files that have gotten blown up over time.
And you really can’t see them unless you kinda dig down deep into a whole bunch of folders so I’m gonna show you little tips on how to find those log files those cache and also how to simply keep your computers random access memory or virtual memory as clean and as available as possible so that your applications will run faster and is not sluggish while you working so the first thing we’re gonna talk about is how to clean your memory.
So when I’m speaking about memory I’m talking about random access memory and one of the applications that I recommend for this which I’ve been using and I use actually throughout the day as I’m working is something called memory clean II will put a link to this in the comments area of this tutorial but you can download it for free here or you can get it in the Apple Store which it’s also free and when you download it just install it.
From the Mac App Store like any of the other apps install into your Applications folder look for the application called memory clean but eventually after it installs will put a little item up here this little clock item that will show you that you can clean I your memory from this little area so it makes it very available it also shows you how much memory you have available and if your memory goes in the red over here it usually means you probably need.
To clean it a call for this program is you actually do not have to restart your computer you can clean your memory or throughout the day so when is there a big memory hog that happens while you working you might ask one of the ways is when you’re in photoshop and you have done a lot of retouching in Photoshop and now that you’ve done with it you’re not really going to use Photoshop for lets say the next 2 hours but meanwhile there’s a whole bunch of cache that is.
Space that is kinda being taken up by that program so a nice way to clean it would be using a program such as this and it’s free so all you do is come up here click on it and then you hit this little blue button called clean memory as you can see it’s going through the process so we were at shoot gigabytes let’s see if we get any more available I actually cleaned up before the tutorial so we won’t get too much more by Albert see what if we get a little bit more than 2.3.
And here we go almost and its 88 percent nineb_ and so done and the in and look at that I doubt if you could buy as memory back your ex you now met 3.4 now people working now with interesting about this is really fall is when I get it earlier I only have one 165 available so imagine I went from 1.65.
why is my macbook so slow How to speed up and clean your Mac
So today’s tutorials going to be how to get your Mac cleaned up and speedy first thing I amm going to use as a free program called maintenance you can find it on the titanium website which I will be happy to paste a link into the comments area but here it is in here’s the program you simply click on it and download it once you download this program I you’ll see this in your downloads folder if you open the DMG file and then grab this.
And drag it into your Applications folder drop it and Dara it’ll be in your Applications folder once you do that you can open it up from the Applications folder it will ask you for your admin username password enter it once you done it will ask you are you ok with the license agreement it’s a free software so just agree to it and that the last show you some information regarding the software just close that and it’ll have its default settings.
Here are the choices that you have verifying structure the filesystem maintenance repair permissions you can also execute the maintenance scripts which are the daily scripts that reset and fix a lot of problems but this runs very often and not say something interesting about the maintenance scripts a lot of people shutdown the computers at night and when they do so.
The scripts don’t always run so this you can in this case you can force it to run so I’m going to check that one which forces the scripts that are supposed to run a daily basis on your computer to run when we run this application you can also have rebuilding everyone’s services I the appearance of your folder contents spotlight index your mailboxes and even the Help Center but the biggest thing that I think actually helps clean up the computer.
Is the cleaning area which will delete your system cache user a cache and other cache files that slow down the computer your web browser cache Sherlock secure diagnostics which can cover up a lot have space on your computer and also slow it down tremendously also getting rid of obsolete tempers prosecution items and of course you can select the trash if you wanna automatically add delete that as well once you’re done with that the selections that I’ve.
That I’ve chosen you can choose whichever ones you want you can click Execute which will execute the script that all say are you ready to run these payments task that acquittal your applications just to continue and it’ll run through all of these now it will take a little bit of time to go through all of these I you know fixes and as you can see I’m getting the spinning wheel now which it started something these tasks once it’s done you’ll see a
Window that comes up that shows how far get his car gotten it will take some time for to complete and I am doing this in seventy and it seems to be working fine in it I’m it will actually clean up a lot of other problems and the items that you might not know where to look for on especially the log files which can take up a lot of space the cash piles definitely rebuilding them is not a problem adult the leader and then you’ll have it reset cell.