How to check the storage space on Mac: available and used space

Boost you Mac OS X performance with some hidden tricky ways, in that storage space is the basic pillar of all about stability. So we can’t justify on how many space remaining in large Mac’s storage capacity. Because of daily big updates on Applications, iTunes or other chained apple devices. So here I tried to point how you can check the storage space on Mac before you need large storage capacity, that’s required space, Or Showing alert message like disk is almost full.

Also, how we can leave behind all the queries related to hard drive storage space as prevention methods, mostly you can’t cognizance on the right time.

Steps on check the storage space on Mac OS X: EI Capitan, Yosemite

#1 Go to the apple menu from top right corner of the screen.Know all about your Mac System

#2 Next, Under apple menu, Tap on About This Mac.

#3 there you can check presently installed OS X on your Mac in detailed. Like current version, Processor, Memory, Startup disk and Serial number.

#4 for check all about space on hard drive, Tap on Storage tab from top.Storage space on Mac

If your Mac running more than one desktop OS with OS X, Then you can check free space individually in separate partition. In below screen you can see Macintosh HD running on OS X EI Capitan.

Also get where space used by your system likes apps, Media, Photos, Movies, Backups and Others. Also how many data space consume in MBs/ GBs.Check the storage space on Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavricks

Bootcamp: install Windows in separate partition using bootcamp.


Manage and fix storage after Check the storage space on Mac OS X EI Capitan, Yosemite, Lion or Other. you should go with below guide,

  • Delete unused or old file for clear space on Mac
  • Move Data to external drive: Personal storage for Mac: High capacity and more secure
  • Install another hard drive in Mac

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For the refurbished iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, Air buyer and seller above guide is very useful to check the storage space on Mac Lion, OS X EI Capitan, Yosemite Other.