Is it OK to delete cache files on Mac?

Yes, it is safe. That said, don't just delete all the contents of your cache folder without reason. It can be beneficial to clear out those taking up the significant space in your ~/Library/Caches/ if you need to free some up, but you really shouldn't clear any contents of your /System/Caches unless there is a problem.

Also to know is, how do you clear your cache on a Mac?

Safari 8.0 - 10.0 (Mac) - Clearing Cache and Cookies

  1. Click Safari in the upper left hand side of your screen. In the menu that appears, click Preferences.
  2. In the window that appears, click the Privacy tab. Click the button Remove All Website Data.
  3. Click Remove Now in the pop up window that appears.

How do I free up disk space on my Mac?

To remove caches:

  1. Open a Finder window and select Go in the menu bar.
  2. Click on “Go to Folder…”
  3. Type in ~/Library/Caches. Delete the files/folders that are taking up the most space.
  4. Now click on “Go to Folder…”
  5. Type in /Library/Caches (simply lose the ~ symbol) And, again, delete the folders that take up the most space.

How do I clear temporary files on my Mac?

Deleting Cache and Log Files Manually on the Mac

  1. In the Finder Menu, under GO choose “Go to Folder” you can also use the shortcut: Shift + CMD + G.
  2. In the Go To Folder dialog box enter: ~/Library/Caches.

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