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View Full Version : Clean Up Some Space by Clearing Up Your Dropbox Cache

Jeff Campbell
05-02-2012, 11:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.macworld.com/article/1166508/delete_dropbox_cache_to_recover_drive_space.html#lsrc.rss_main' target='_blank'>http://www.macworld.com/article/116...l#lsrc.rss_main</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"I use Dropbox to sync files across my Macs, but also to collaborate with others using shared folders. One day, I discovered that the disk space on my MacBook Air had dropped substantially."</em></p><p><img height="131" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1335803268.usr105634.jpg" style="margin-left: 206px; margin-right: 206px;" width="188" /></p><p>Once he started poking around he found some files that he didn't really need, all within the dropbox.cache file. Simple but something I hadn't really thought about. I guess this happens in a variety of programs, such as <a href="http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20120426095831578" target="_blank">Chrome</a>, so it makes sense to find out where these hidden files are and if you really need them.&nbsp;</p>