Removing unwanted files

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by BWhaler, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. BWhaler macrumors 68030


    Jan 8, 2003
    Any advice on programs or techniques to remove unnecessary files in the system or application layer?

    I got a mini and want to max out the capacity to use it as a media hub. I know there are things like local files, etc., but I don't know how to get rid of them. And I am sure there are tons of other things I can remove to free up some gigs.

    Thanks in advance for your help
  2. Solafaa macrumors 6502a


    Jul 15, 2004
    Daddy said not to talk to strangers
    Well when i my friend got his ibook he erased a game which saved him like 1GB. I would not erase anything unless i am 100% sure its not important.
  3. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    Removing the iDVD folder from the Applications folder might free up quite a bit of space... mind you, you want to use it as a media hub. Depends exactly what you mean by that...
  4. jsw Moderator emeritus


    Mar 16, 2004
    Andover, MA
    FWIW, right/control clicking on iDVD and showing the package contents, then going to the Resources folder, you can eliminate themes you'll never use, thus dramatically reducing the disk space required while still having iDVD available to you.

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