Did you know that as you use your Mac it automatically stores some files on a temporary basis in what is known as a ‘cache’? The reason why it does that is so that these files can be accessed more quickly in the future – and there are actually several types of caches such as the app cache, system cache, user cache and browser cache.
Generally you may not even notice that files are being periodically stored (and removed) from the cache, but from time to time you may need to clean it out. Typically this is necessary when there end up being a lot of unnecessary files left behind in your cache from apps that were removed, or when the cache itself is damaged or corrupted and it affects your apps.
Technically you could manually clean a Mac cache by navigating to its folder and deleting the cache files and folders that aren’t needed. That being said this method isn’t ideal, as you run the risk of accidentally removing other system files that could cause a disruption or affect the performance of your Mac.
Rather than going down that route, the safer and easier way to clean out a Mac’s cache is with Movavi Mac Cleaner. It will let you quickly clean your Mac from top to bottom – removing not only cache files, but also all other unnecessary files to.
To use Movavi Mac Cleaner to clean your cache all you really need to do is launch it and let it scan your Mac to locate any unnecessary files that may be on its hard drive. Once the scan is done it will let you clean out all the files it found by simply clicking on the ‘Start Cleaning’ button.
If you only really want to clean your cache, you can go to the ‘System Cleanup’ section and choose the types of files that you want to remove. That way Movavi Mac Cleaner will leave all the other files that it found alone, and simply remove the types of files that you selected instead.
Now that you know how to delete cache on Mac, you know what to do if you ever find yourself running low on space or if an app isn’t functioning properly. It is worth noting however that it is best to clean out all unnecessary files periodically, so that they never pile up to the point where they could affect your Mac’s performance.
In that regard Movavi Mac Cleaner may be of further service, as it has several other features that will let you free up even more space on your Mac. It can help you to identify files and folders that are taking up the most space, cleanly uninstall apps that aren’t being used, shred confidential files so they can’t be recovered, and even track down and remove leftovers from apps that were removed in the past.
By taking advantage of these features, you should be able to free up quite a bit of space on your Mac – though the exact amount will vary on a case by case basis. To top it all off Movavi Mac Cleaner also has a built-in antivirus and firewall that will protect you from threats that could affect your Mac’s performance too.
As you can see Movavi Mac Cleaner is a great tool to have available, regardless of whether you just want to clean your cache or want to take further steps to free up space on your Mac. Its comprehensive approach will mean that you have everything you need to free up as much space as possible with minimal hassle.