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    Dec 15, 2006
    Disk Clean Up
    Can anyone tell me if there is an equivalent on the Mac to Disk Clean Up on the PC. I wouldn't mind getting rid of useless temp files, cache, extra rubbish that may be clogging up the system?

    Many thanks


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    novicew's Avatar
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    Jan 04, 2006
    Hamburg, Germany
    MacBook Pro | iMac(2.1 G5) | MacBook(2.16 C2D) | MacMini (1.67 CD) | iPhone 4 | iPad (3rd Gen)
    Onyx is a free application to do just that.

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    Member Since
    Dec 17, 2006
    wow, that put an end to this thread.... well until just now

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    KoDorSean's Avatar
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    Jun 03, 2006
    Denver Colorado
    2.4 GHz intel core 2 duo MBP, iPhone 5, iPad 3
    here are a few more options

    Maintenance Automator Action 3.6

    Doktor Kleanor 10.4

    IceClean 1.6.4b

    I was on the M-F honor roll for month : May 2007

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    MartinS's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 02, 2006
    Bournville, UK
    I'd also recommend Macaroni. It costs a few dollars, but will run maintenance routines at a time specified by you rather than in the small hours. This is particularly handy if you sleep your Mac at night rather than leaving it on.

    Mine's set to run when the screensaver's active, so when I get up in the morning I wake the Mac, go and make some coffee, and by the time I come back I know it's all done.

    2011 21.5-inch i5 iMac
    Mid-2009 13-inch MacBook Pro

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    Member Since
    Apr 21, 2005
    I use OnyX also and found it to be darn good.

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    steven11's Avatar
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    Nov 04, 2006
    Louisville, KY
    MacBook 2.4Ghz 4Gig Ram 250Gig HD
    OnyX all the way! What about a program for finding duplicate files?
    I've got a lot of pics that seem to be duplicated. considering I have like 5gb of pics its taking a while looking at everyone

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