I see a Database.db file with size zero bytes on my Macintosh HD

Is this a system file? i am not sure if this is something i can remove or the purpose of this file


  • Where is the file? – mmmmmm Feb 5 '16 at 18:40
  • That's what I am wondering I am new to OS X so always want to be careful – SeanClt Feb 5 '16 at 18:47
  • You have the disk so only you can provide the full path to the file – mmmmmm Feb 5 '16 at 18:53
  • i am sorry Mark, mind plays trick sometime, I read your comment as what is this file – SeanClt Feb 5 '16 at 19:00
  • This is sitting in / drive – SeanClt Feb 5 '16 at 19:00

You're probably fine, but it depends and since it's taking up no space, no good reason to delete it yet. It's simply a database file put there by something (again, probably not OS X.) You should attempt to narrow down what application is using the file (see this post) and then either keep it or delete it as appropriate.

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