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.
How to Speed Up Your Mac Best Tips
Speed up your first your desktop are you can see my desktop completely clean saving things to the desktop more cluttered your desktop is gonna be and will slow you down how much applications you got its start up one indication is this icons on my menu bar.
This indicates how many applications are starting with my machine to handle this go into your system preferences users and groups and Login Items here you can check and uncheck which applications you want starting with your system all unused applications there is a great utility called ap cleaner that is perfect to uninstall those unused applications.
You just have to find in drag that application into at cleaner and he will list everything associated to that application and allowed you to just one click deleted speaking a believing things makes keep your system nice and tidy make sure you have plenty of free space as unused applications you probably have files that rarely access them.
To check your space it’s easy just go to your mac hd drive or a specific folder and press Command I get info and we’ll tell us how we are utilizing our desk consider to move your unused files to an external drive in other hand utilize a cloud system like Dropbox copy dot com or other options out there.
But keep in mind you taking out space with your dropbox documents folder periodically go through in and tidy up just make sure you have plenty of free space on your hard disk thing else that we should do is invest in some type a blog cleaning utility a lot cleaning utility I use is on X a very useful utility and it’s free cleans up your cash is.
And other places where can get really clattered cashers from the system can be clean user information can be clean internet fonts blogs miscellaneous stuff and of course permanently deleting the trash from your system tool for cleaning up those locations and other optimizations that can do for you as well.
Great tool to clean up your mac but it’s not free is clean my Mac with oneclick solution it can scan and clean your Mac from the same locations among other features and tools thing we should do to keep things tidy optimized in running well is to go into our desk utility you find this.
Utility under applications utilities go to your Macintosh hard drive and verify disk permissions and then repair your disk permissions if necessary and then verify and repair your desk if necessary another tool to identify performance its problems is Activity Monitor you find activity monitor under applications.