I have a tiny hard drive - 128 GB. I am not that technical. I see that other files under storage is taking up say 40 GB of space. My boyfriend got me a WD NAS hard drive and I was able to move my photos from iPhoto, and iTunes, there to free up some space.
I accidentally deleted iPhoto so in order to install it.
My boyfriend showed me a script that showed the size of some big directories.
.3G /Applications/iMovie 9.0.9/iMovie 9.0.9.app/Contents/Resources
1.3G /Applications/iMovie 9.0.9/iMovie 9.0.9.app/Contents
1.3G /Applications/iMovie 9.0.9/iMovie 9.0.9.app
1.3G /Applications/iMovie 9.0.9
5.3G /Applications/Install OS X Yosemite.app/Contents/SharedSupport
5.3G /Applications/Install OS X Yosemite.app/Contents
5.3G /Applications/Install OS X Yosemite.app
1.0G /Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/Office
1.2G /Applications/Microsoft Office 2011
Can i delete the iMovie directory and maybe download it at a later time?
Is there a better way to figure out where all the space is being taken up?
Like lets say I had an 18 GB zip file saved on my desktop. Theoretically that would be under the other space category but OS X isn't helping make me aware of that file. How do I find big files like that? Mind you i don't have a 18 GB zip file sitting around but I am trying to find if I have any big files sitting around to delete.