Where does it save it?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Skika, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. Skika macrumors 68030

    Mar 11, 2009
    Maybe a bit technical question but still i want to know.

    If i view a .gif in Safari, where does Lion save it temporally so i can view it? Is in on the hard drive or the RAM?
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator emeritus


    Sep 8, 2010
    Usually, both. The browser will cache the file in temporary storage, but the RAM may also have it loaded while you're actively viewing the file.

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