5 Simplest Ways to Clean up and Revive Your Sluggish Mac

Updated by Daisy on Oct 18, 2023  | Home > Mac Cleanup Solution

A few years ago, you dropped significant cash to switch over from the virus-laden world of Windows to a shiny new Mac, but over time it's gotten slow and crufty. You keep wondering why your Mac is getting slower and slower.

If you use your Mac frequently and actively, be aware that over time more and more memory resources will be consumed, decelerating your Mac. Slow Internet, increased login time, hard drive packed with junk - all of this leads to poor performance of your Mac. But don't get upset, we recommend a Mac cleaner software - EaseUS CleanGenius for you to speed up your Mac. These problems could be solved or considerably lessened with the following simple ways:

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1. Clean out Startup Items

Some applications automatically (or when asked) set themselves as a "startup item", which causes them to open at every restart or login. You can find out what is in your startup items list by navigating to Apple Menu > System Preferences > Accounts > Login Items. You may be surprised at how many there are.

To remove them, simply select the item by clicking on its name and then hit the "minus" button at the bottom of the list. However, be sure that you know what you're removing; otherwise you may kill some vital function for the next time you restart.

2. Get rid of languages and translations you won't use

Apple is very considerate in providing language localizations for various languages. But the chances are you aren't using the Catalan, Farsi, or Klingon language localizations on your Mac. You can strip out the unused ones and gain more efficiency and drive space.

3. Get rid of clones

No one is secured against accidental creation of file copies. If a file is tiny then it's ok, but what about large files such as movies or presentations? You can enter the names of such large files into search to see if there are any matches. But sometimes it's not a solution, as the clones could have been renamed. Besides, you don't want to waste time to search such files one by one. In such cases an optimal solution would be to install and use special utilities that detect and remove duplicate files.

4. Clean up cache and logs

As a result of active use Mac apps create cache and log files that store specific data needed by these apps. This may also result in Mac slow Internet. You should remove cache and log files from time to time to avoid hard drive cluttering.

5. Clean off your hard drive

It doesn't matter how large your hard drive is, eventually it will begin to fill up. You may not realize that Mac OS X uses the free space on your hard drive as "virtual memory", and it depends heavily on that virtual memory to run efficiently. If you're starting to feel sluggish, it may be because your drive is too full. There are lots of ways to clean it off. But sometimes a little more free space is all you need to be a peak performance again.

One click on CleanGenius to solve the problem of slow Mac!

EaseUS CleanGenius is a powerful and Mac cleaner for Mac OSX 10.7 Lion and later OS X, making Mac system run faster and perform better. Just one click on Fast Clean on the menu, all the system caches, user caches, system logs, user logs, user downloads, trash, and safari Internet Cache, etc. will be detected and removed in no time and you will experience smooth and speed again while using your Mac.

What's more, this handy tool keeps an eye on your free drive space, as well as quickly accessing and unmounting volumes. With the Clean function, it allows enjoying smooth & better system performance with such vital features as Free Space Monitor, Removable Device Monitor, Disk Ejector, Quick Browse Device Files, and so on.

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