Prevent future junk by making sure that you're not just sweeping old applications under the rug when you are trying to delete them. When you drag an application to the Trash, its preferences, caches and logs remain behind on your Mac's hard drive. These ﬁles no longer serve any purpose and just waste space on your hard drive.
Use Smart Uninstaller instead of dragging applications to the Trash. Smart Uninstaller completely removes applications, widgets, preference panes and plug-ins so you can be sure the applications you don't want are well and truly removed.
Deleting unnecessary copies of your files can slim down your hard drive and free up disk space on your Mac.
Duplicates Finder can even find file copies with different names. Duplicates Finder looks for file copies that take up space on your Mac's hard drive. Duplicate files are located and listed for you, but won't be deleted without your approval.
Visualize the size of the folders on your hard drive so you can tell at a glance which folders are taking up the most space.
Use this tool to find out where you need to slim down your collection, or to find big files you have lost or forgotten about. You may be surprised how big some of the files lurking deep in your Mac's hard drive are. Disk Usage scans your folders and marks them with different colours depending on size:
- more than 10 Gb
- from 1 Gb to 10 Gb
- from 1 Mb to 1 Gb
- from 1 Kb to 1 Mb
- not scanned
- scanning ...