Now days nobody cares about its Mac drive memory because people think drive memory is too much. But you may don’t know how to check memory on mac because mac memory can be limited in case you store big data without knowing hard drive capacity. So you need to manage it. You can manage it by deleting cache, junk files and everything which is not useful to you.
You may have large memory (in terabytes) in your drive but still it is not enough. Because reason is that the large memory fills ultimately. So you have kept managing your memory.
Ways to Check disk Space on Mac
There are several ways to check disk space on mac. You can see space from any method which you like. Following are some main methods of checking it.
Checking from Disk Utility
You can also check disk space on mac by the disk utility app. Firstly you have to open the spotlight by clicking the magnifying glass which is normally located at the top right corner. When you click it a search menu will be opened there you have to write “disk utility” there. Then press enter. So the disk utility will be opened.
You may have already named your drive. Then the drive appear with that name otherwise its default name will be Macintosh HD. At the lower right corner you can see drive capacity, available space and much more.
Checking from Apple Menu
You can also check your hard drive space from about box. It is very simple. Firstly you have to click “apple menu” option located at top right corner of the window screen. Then you have to click “about this mac” and then from toolbar you have to select storage. From there you can see thee memory and everything about your device.
If you are using OS X then after going to “apple menu” you have to click “Newer” and then “storage” for viewing your memory.
Checking from Finder
There are several ways to see your drive space from finder. Firstly find your hard drive by writing on your finder. You can see your drive on windows side bar if you had set it already. By default it is not there (if you want to change it go to Finder > Preferences). Then click the hard drive icon which pop open menu file. From the menu file you can see your hard capacity and space.
You must keep managing your drive by clearing junk files and if you don’t know how to open the hard drive you can learn from above. In this article we gave you several ways to open your drive so you can see your consumed memory and free memory etc.