Remove unwanted files with Dr. Cleaner

Permanently delete files to optimise your hard drive’s overall performance


There are a plethora of reasons why your Mac might be suffering from slowdown, but there’s even more choice when it comes to fixing these sorts of issues. Choosing the correct app to help eradicate your lag issues is very important, and we recommend checking out the Dr. Cleaner app, which happens to be a completely free download from the Mac App Store.

Through its simple interface, users can tailor all the files they want to move collectively, or let the app perform a full system removal of any files it deems expendable and thus freeing up some valuable room on your hard drive. So read on and we’ll help you clear up your Mac’s clutter with ease.


1. Perform a scan

When you first open up Dr. Cleaner, the app will perform a full scan of your hard drive to identify any sort of file that can be safely removed from your hard drive.


2. Take a closer look

An overview will now appear with the amount of space you can save. Use the checkboxes to select the individual files you want the app to permanently remove for you.


3. Confirm and remove

For certain files, you’ll need to confirm the removal process within the app, so follow any prompts. Once everything has been confirmed the deleting process will begin.


4. Explore the app

While your hard drive is being cleansed, open the Dr. Cleaner app via the icon that sits on the toolbar of your Mac desktop. Here you’ll be able to manage your RAM usage.


5. Optimise your RAM

If your memory usage is astonishingly high you should consider optimising to free up some space. Press the percentage button in the centre of the menu to complete this process.


6. Check app usage

At the bottom of the menu you can check the apps that are using the most memory. Hover the cursor over each icon to get the exact number of megabytes of RAM they’re using.