Help with Free Space on Air

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by thenumbersrbad, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502


    Jul 9, 2008
    Here's the thing.

    If I go into the Apple menu and look at about this mac and then more info and look at storage it shows I have 58 GBs in back ups and only 43GBs available free.

    But if I look in finder at the bottom it shows that I have over 100GB free space.

    Does anyone know how this can be? And which is right?
  2. macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If you're wondering what "Other" category in the Lion/ML storage tab is about, this may help explain:
    For space issues not explained by the above, there are a few things you can try, some of which may or may not apply:
    Here are a few resolutions found by others with the same question:
    Freeing up space in Mac OS X

    How OS X and iOS report storage capacity

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