With macOS Sierra, you no longer have to clean your Mac from junk”

The new operating system macOS Sierra offers a new optimization feature data on the hard disk called Optimized Storage. If the OS is not enough work space, it will automatically move infrequently used files to the cloud. In addition, the feature helps to identify and remove unnecessary and long time not used files.

According to Apple, the technology Optimized Storage in macOS Sierra will free up space for useful files, unnecessary moving to the cloud. Below is the list of files that will be automatically uploaded to iCloud.

  • Read book ePub.
  • Read books in iBooks.
  • Old screenshots.
  • Unused courses in iTunes U.
  • Pictures in full resolution.
  • Unused apps from the Mac App Store.
  • The old presentation.
  • The old PNG files.
  • Old RAW files.
  • Old JPG files.
  • The old text files.
  • The old documents.
  • Unused languages.
  • Played podcasts in iTunes.
  • Old home video.
  • Unused fonts.
  • Old email attachments.
  • Old illustration.
  • Watched movies in iTunes.
  • Unused dictionaries.
  • Viewed TV shows in iTunes.
  • Forgotten songs iTunes.
  • System training videos.

Thanks to Optimized Storage Mac users can easily get rid of unused files. Old email attachments and cache files can be deleted automatically from the computer. The objects in the basket, stored for more than a month, also won’t take up valuable space on the SSD-drive.

Below is a list of content that allows you to remove Optimized Storage in macOS Sierra.

  • Extra data in the mail.
  • The installers for previous versions of OS X.
  • Cache Apple Music.
  • The Safari Cache.
  • Cache the animation in iBooks.
  • The system logs.
  • The map cache.
  • The error log.
  • Inactive download iTunes.
  • Caching cover iBooks.
  • The data in the cart stored more than 30 days.
  • The config files iOS
  • Sketches Quick Look.
  • Files are IPSW iTunes.
  • System dumps.
  • Inactive download iBooks.
  • The archives reading list Safari.
  • Permanent logs.
  • Inactive download Mac App Store.
  • Cache Xcode.
  • Old iPhone backups.
  • Inactive download Configurator.
  • Temporary files iTunes.
  • Log files TTL.

Preview macOS Sierra is now available to developers through the Apple Developer program. Mac users can participate in the beta testing and downloaded the appropriate software on the website beta.apple.com starting July. The final version of the new operating system will be available for free in the Mac App Store this fall.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! Iā€™m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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