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I am experiencing a massive memory leak in Mac OS X 10.10.2 (14C2513). I have 16 GB of RAM and the used memory rise to circa 15 GB in ~3 hours. Top applications usage is relatively low, circa 200 MB per application (10 top applications).

I solved it only shutting down the system.

Is there any update for this?

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    Please add a screenshot of Activity Monitor -> Memory – klanomath Mar 25 '15 at 9:44
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    OS X (and all modern operating systems) is designed to use all of the memory that's available, for file caches if it has no better use for it. That's not a problem, since memory used for file caches is still available for applications to use. In Activity Monitor, what are the values for App Memory, File Cache, Wired Memory and Compressed? – Mike Scott Mar 25 '15 at 9:45
  • @MikeScott I think You can post it as an answer. RAM is there to be used, You paid for it :) – Mateusz Szlosek Mar 25 '15 at 9:51
  • Did you notice any performance or usability issues due to this memory situation? – nohillside Mar 25 '15 at 9:56
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    @MateuszSzlosek I wrote it as an answer, but I changed it to a comment since it asks for more data. If the data support it, I'll make it an answer. – Mike Scott Mar 25 '15 at 9:56
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OS X (and all modern operating systems) is designed to use all of the memory that's available, for file caches if it has no better use for it. That's not a problem, since memory used for file caches is still available for applications to use.

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