On macOS Sierra or later it is possible to use a convenient utility, called Space Management, which allows you to easily store files on iCloud so as to save storage space, and to optimize the available space in a very simple way.

In this guide we will see how to find large files on macOS through this utility.

How to find large files on MacOS Sierra or Later

How to find large files in Mac

Here are the steps to follow to find large files on macOS:

  1. First click on the Apple menu (ie the apple icon in the top left corner) and select About this Mac.
  2. Now select the Archive/Storage tab (based on the version used), click on Manage and wait for the scan to finish.
  3. Finally in the new screen select Documents from the left side menu, and you will find a list of all the heaviest files saved on the Mac in descending order.


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