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“Other” Storage Space: The big monster of Mac OS X

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What is filling your MacBook storage? In "About This Mac" window you will see an estimate of how much space the files are using on your drives. If you didn't check or manage your files before may you will see a large yellow tab called "Other", many times bigger than your identified files.   This category counts files that aren't recognized as one of the other listed types (audio, movie, photos, apps, backups).Some examples of the files that may be cataloged as 'Other':Archives and disk images, including zips, dmg, iso, etcPersonal documents, contacts, calendar dataItems in the OS X folders...

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