Mac Loading folders slow?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by ashim_siuhtlev, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. ashim_siuhtlev macrumors newbie

    Apr 18, 2017
    Hi all, I regularly work with folders that are quite bulky in terms of number of files (about 5000) and size (the 5000 files together make up 2GB). These folders load pretty slowly (while other "normal" folders load normally). Is there any way around this? Some kind of setting, that it doesn't load all the files or something like that? Thanks!
  2. T'hain Esh Kelch macrumors 601

    T'hain Esh Kelch

    Aug 5, 2001
    Get the fastest SSD you can find, or go Windows or Linux.
  3. BrianBaughn macrumors 603


    Feb 13, 2011
    Baltimore, Maryland
    One thing to do is make sure that in View>Show View Options "Calculate all sizes" is unchecked.
  4. ashim_siuhtlev thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 18, 2017
    Thanks guys. I think I've found a solution: I'm using "Commander One" now instead of Finder. Works like a train.

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