Can I Delete .dmg Files off My iMac [with Recovery Method]

I'm running out of space; there isn't much else to delete, and I noticed the .dmg files have been taking up a ton of data. So I want to know if I can delete dmg files off my iMac.

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Brithny· Answered on Aug 27, 2023

If you also have the same question: Can I delete .dmg files off my iMac? This article will tell you the answer. First of all, you should know what is .dmg files on your iMac.

The .dmg files on your Mac are Universal Disk Image Format, and formerly New Disk Image Format, is the disk image file to store compressed software installer on Mac.

Once you understand the problem, you'll know you do not have to keep the disc image files you downloaded (.dmg files). Deleting them will free up your iMac storage space.

Since the applications were downloaded from internet sources, you can always redownload should you lose one.

Drag them to the Mac Trash bin, and then select the 'Empty bin' option to permanently delete files on Mac. Suppose you accidentally deleted essential files during the clean-up process; don't worry!

With a professional file recovery software, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac, you can restore the deleted files with only 3 steps:

Step 1. Choose the partition that stores the deleted files before.

Step 2. Click 'Search for the lost files' to view all the lost and deleted data on the selected partition.

Step 3. Choose the files you want to restore and click 'Recover' to get them back.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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