Whenever you download files to your Mac or macbook it automatically saves these files in the download folder. Over time, this folder can become huge and take up valuable storage space. device storage your Mac . If this folder takes up enough space, it can start to affect your Mac’s performance.
But if you can’t find where these files are stored on your MacBook, keep reading to learn how to find out where these files are stored on your computer.
How to find your downloads folder on Mac?
The easiest way to find folder «Downloads» on your Mac, in the Finder select » Downloads» in the Go menu. The Downloads folder should appear (it will say Downloads at the top of the window).
Finder is a program that is always running on your Mac. This is where your desktop is with all the icons on your desktop. If you’re reading this article in a web browser (Safari, for example), just click on the two-tone blue happy face on your Mac’s dock (probably at the bottom of your screen).
How to delete downloaded files on your Mac
Once you have found where your files are stored on your MacBook, you can delete them.
Open folder «Downloads» .
Hold Command+A key to select all files.
Once the files are selected, go to » File» at the top left of the screen and click » Move to Trash».