Old & Large File option enables you to locate your large files that have not been used for a long time. You can get rid of space shortage by removing these redundant files. Please refer to the detailed tutorial below to make good use of MacClean.
Once you launch MacClean successfully, you will see the main interface as below：
Please select Old & Large Files (2) under Cleanup Tools. Next, you will see the interface as below:
To help you make regular checking, MacClean lists six common used folders as Default Folder (3) . You can simply tick/untick the box (es) in front of these folders to scan as you need.
MacClean also allows you to add folders you want to clean from your Mac. Please switch to Custom Folder (4) firstly and then click Add Files button (5) to add folders. Or you can also simply drag any folders on your mac to drop in the scanning area.
The time to scan the files varies based on the size of your files. Please keep patient.
To manage data before cleaning process, you can check data scanned by name/data/size in descending or ascending order (7). You can also check a particular type of data (8) as you need. For a more precise checking, you can change File Size and Data Modified options (9) as you need.
1. The defalut range of File Size changes from 10 MB to 5 GB.
2. The defalut range of Data Modified veries from 2 years Old ago to today.
MacClean ticks all scanned files by default, but you can untick or retick (10) in front of each file as you need. And you can check the number and size of the files (11) you tick from the bottom. To abort the cleaning process, please click Start Over (12) to go back to previous page.
Please notice that once you delete the data with MacClean, it will be erased permanently. Please be cautious before starting the cleaning process.
After clicking Clean button, MacClean will list files you ticked and you can have a last check before the cleaning. If you want to go back to Scanning Results page, please click Cancel button (15).
After clicking Remove button, you will see the Cleanup Completed page. To go back to the previous page, please click Start Over button (16).