1. To speed up Mac computers, you'll be using a utility that's already installed. Open your hard drive, open "Applications" then "Utilities."
Now, run "Disk Utility" and select a disk (if you have two showing, you'll want to repeat this process with the second disk after the first). After selecting a disk, click, "Repair Disk Permissions."
If you have two disks listed, make sure to run Repair Disk Permissions on the second disk as well.
Restart your computer. When it's started up again, you'll have successfully made your mac run faster!
2. Make sure your hard drive has about 10-20% of free space. Mac OS X automatically defragments most of your hard drive files, but it needs some free space so it can do this; plus, your computer will swap files with your RAM and hard drive to make certain programs run faster, so you need some free space for that. If your drive is almost full, you should consider getting a new drive.
3. Keep your computer clean. With the frequent use of your Mac machine, your applications and the Mac OS create tons of junk files, like caches, logs, etc, which will waste a lot of disk space and make your Macbook Pro/Air running slow.
Junk files are temporary files that are created when programs are executed and require some information to be temporarily stored in system. They are not automatically removed by the executed program that generated these files. When these junk files left in the system, they not only take precious disk space but also slows down the system performance when hundreds and thousands of them are stored and are totally useless.
EaseUS CleanGenius is an all-in-one Mac cleanup utility tool that monitors your Mac disk space and disk ejector. It can clean all junk files in just a simple click and you will know how much disk space is available in your Mac. Using it in your Mac machine will surely keep your Mac clean and healthy at all times while letting all the operations to run smoothly and faster. It will alarm every time your Mac disk space is already running low. Once you are alerted in advance, you will know what files or applications to delete or move in time in order to allow an extra space so your Mac can run faster and better. It includes the following features:
Clean up Mac fast: You can free more space on your Mac disk keeping your Mac healthy at all times. With a simple click from the utility, all junk files (System Caches, User Caches, System Logs, User Logs, User Downloads, Trash, Safari Internet Cache and more) will be removed in just a matter of seconds.
Monitor disk space: It will show you the disk space available and will alert you in advance if the disk space is already running low. You can clean or move files to free up disk space to ensure that your Mac is running smoothly.
Disk ejector: Using this one will allow you to eject the mounted drives, such as external storage disks, CD and DVD disks, SuperDrive, network storage and disk images.
Mac Uninstaller: "Uninstall Applications" safely and completely remove applications and their components, preferences, log files, etc. Select an application, just one click, the application and its additional components will be removed.
Duplicates Finder: Duplicate files have the identical contents and waste the precious disk space. CleanGenius can easily find and remove duplicate files to reclaim the wasted disk space.
Disk Usage: Visualize the size of your files & folders and remove the unwanted large files to free up more disk space.
Free Memory: When the free memory of your Mac is insufficient, you can easily use CleanGenius to free memory and speed up your Mac for better performance.
Set Login Items: Unneeded applications may auto run every time when you start Mac. This will reduce your Mac performance. If you don't want an application to start every time you launch your Mac, just open CleanGenius and disable the startup items you find annoying.
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