The application provides a 7-day trial with full functionality. In our case, the Other Storage category takes up the most space in comparison with other categories of files. We are going to simplify your life and show you how to delete Other Storage. Just read on to see how easy it can be! Most files in Other Storage are located in the hidden Library folder. By default, Apple keeps files from Other Storage hidden from users for security reasons. The hidden status is intended to prevent the deletion of important files, which can cause problems with applications or system operations. They support apps and system processes to help them run efficiently.
Your phone is powerful, but it’s not a Mac
And no more movies or photos you could send to the Trash? No worries. Read this article to delete useless files occupying your precious GBs—without you being aware of that. And where to look for them? The answer is—Mac Other section in your storage. Other section looks like it's a small part of your hard drive. However, Other can take up a lot of your Mac's disk space. Today, we're going to jump into this topic and show what's in there and ways how to clean it. In a nutshell, Other on Mac storage includes all the files that don't fall into any storage category like Video, Music, Apps, or Mail.
What Exactly is “Other” Storage on Mac?
This is basically because the Mac has a user accessible file system and system directories, where as those corresponding elements in iOS are largely hidden from the user. In versions prior to Mac OS X The size of Other is often quite large in Mac OS X and it varies considerably as you can see in the various screen shots here, but again, this is not something to overly concern yourself with as it could be in the iOS world. Nonetheless, it can be valuable to know what that other stuff is, particularly in the event you are running low on disk space.
To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. When i check my storage on my mac, it tells me how much hardrive is taken. Does any one know what other is? Posted on Sep 2, AM. As you can see most of my storage is under other. What is other and how can I delete some of it? Thanks so much for your help!