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    13" MBP - 2.7 Ghz, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM.
    How to tell what's taking so much HD space?
    How can I find out what's taking up so much hard drive space on my 500GB MacBook?

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    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    Manually I'd look to your iTunes library, iPhoto library, documents, downloads and video folders.

    You could also use a tool like Disk Inventory X to visualise your disk usage

    But be mindful, with great power etc . . . . .
    Only delete data that you know is yours. There have been many many horror stories posted where people decide to start pruning files and end up compromising the OS. Then we're into recovery territory when it could all be prevented by making better informed decisions from the off.

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

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