You may or may not know about cache. Every time you switch on your Mac, open an app or browse a website, cache is generated. When it works well it is great as everything happens that little bit faster, and everything runs a little bit smoother.
All good things, alas, must come to an end, and in the case of cache, when it ages and accumulates on your system, your Mac becomes sluggish and slow. It is a real problem as it can leave your Mac underperforming.
So how do you get rid of cache files and reclaim our Mac once more? Read on to get the details and get your Mac running nice and smooth.
Cache Cleaning Tool
By the far best way to get rid of cache files is to use a dedicated tool to get the job done. The better ones are reasonably priced and work by pushing a button. So if your Mac gets laggy you can run the tool and get it back up to speed once more.
You can remove cache manually if you don’t have a tool.
Manual Cache Removal
Cache takes three forms they are:
Removing System Cache
Of the three cache files build up, by far the least damaging one is system cache. That said, removing it requires a little thought as you don’t want to remove the wrong files which will make your Mac malfunction. As such, before removing system cache. create a backup in case everything goes south.
User/App Cache Removal
The procedure to remove app cache files is exactly the same as system cache with one difference.
You type ~/Library/Caches instead of /Library/Caches.
Browser Cache Removal
To remove browser cache is browser specific. Here is a guide for the big three:
Keeping cache under control is advisable for a host of reasons. Clearing cache is significant it keeping it working at an optimal level. It is worthwhile to spend time researching other topics you need to keep an eye on. Your Mac deserves no less.
For more information, visit Apple Support.