Very large Google earth cache 206 mb on disk.

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Michaelgtrusa, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. Michaelgtrusa macrumors 604

    Oct 13, 2008
    What on earth is this cache file? I spotted this in cleanapp. It says dbCache.dat and has a icon like, a roll of studio film with cutters next to it. Can I delete this?
  2. sammich macrumors 601


    Sep 26, 2006
    206 MB isn't really that big. Considering Safari 4 keeps a small stack of site previews up to 6 gigs on any regular surfers computer.

    Google Earth's cache likely holds satellite imagery that's been used recently. Cache of any kind is another word for temporary data storage and can usually be deleted without consequence.
  3. Michaelgtrusa thread starter macrumors 604

    Oct 13, 2008
    I just deleted the safari cache, over 2 thousand items! I will delete the google earth cache and see what happens. Thanks.

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