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    Oct 14, 2010
    Almost out of disk space
    I am new to this forum, so I hope I'm in the right place.
    My IMAC has a capacity of 297G and it's showing I only have 4.9G left -- there is no imaginable way I have intentionally used this much space. Using Finder I cannot seem to isolate what is taking up this much of my disk -- any ideas on how to find my "big" offender? Thanks.

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    Give Disk Inventory X a try. It will give you a graphical representation of your disk usage.
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    Oct 14, 2010
    Thank you so much! It shows I have over 200G of .asl files! Photo shop stuff, I believe. Again, thanks!


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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Flash Storage, OS X.12.6.
    .asl Photoshop files can take up an enormous amount of room, and your hard drive is pretty small by today's standards. Be aware you require some 15% free HDD space for a drive to work anywhere near its peak. Surprised you have not noticed a rapid drop-off in performance of your iMac.

    Time perhaps for an external drive to store all those photos on?

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