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I am running macOS Mojave. I've downloaded Catalina, but I regret to install it. The download was completed. Where can I find the downloaded file(s) to free up the disk space?

  • I haves checked in Applications folder.

  • I checked with find, couldn't find the files.

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    Regular release OS full installers are in Applications, named "Install [macOS name]", so I'd check there first, but I don't really know if that applies to betas. – Tetsujin Jul 27 '19 at 15:39
  • It's not there, checked before asking this question. Thanks though. – BreakPhreak Jul 27 '19 at 15:41
  • Did you allow the download to complete? They tend to be buried way down inside private/var before they're complete. – Tetsujin Jul 27 '19 at 15:44
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    idk how find works, so I don't know. I do know indexed search, ie Spotlight, will never find it. – Tetsujin Jul 27 '19 at 15:59
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    I’m voting to close this against the great questions we have on finding any file. The system cleans up temporary downloads after a restart or the system just needs to purge snapshots from files recently deleted. apple.stackexchange.com/questions/341898/… This is likely not just an installer, but an edit to the question might clear up if this isn’t a duplicate. apple.stackexchange.com/questions/337450/… – bmike Jul 27 '19 at 16:55

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