Still remember the adorable bradypod in the 2016 Disney movie Zootopia? Can you imagine what's your reaction when your Mac is running just as slowly as the bradypod? I bet you might go crazy just the same as the little bunny Judy does. To liberate you from such frustrating situation, here gathers top simple yet effective solutions to help you speed up your Mac and make your Mac run faster without even costing a dime.
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◆Restart your MacBook Pro/Air or iMac
When your Mac computer runs slowly, try to restart it to check whether the situation turns better or not.
◆Update your Mac OS X to the latest operating system
Apple updates its Mac OS X every year to provide Mac users with better performance. And keep in mind that the OS X update doesn't cost you a penny, so why not update to macOS Sierra or 10.11 El Capitan to free speed up your Mac.
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◆Make full use of Activity Monitor
Open Utilities folder and then you will find Activity monitor, from which you can click on View and Windowed Processes to see the CPU usage condition of each program. If some programs occupy large proportion in the CPU usage, you can consider to exit this program to free up your CPU and speed up your Mac for free.
◆Manage your startup items
When you fire up your Mac, your Mac might automatically run dozens of unnecessary apps that slow your Mac down. This might be related to the settings when you download the apps, auto startup. Now take control of your Mac with the first step to System Preferences > Users & Groups>click on your username>tick on Login Items>click the "–" button right side the program you have no need for startup.
◆Turn off Visual Effects
◆Set auto update your software
◆Shut Down Unwanted Apps
Usually, you thought you have already close the unwanted apps by clicking the "X" icon. But the truth is that the app still remains running in the background. To make Mac run faster, you need to search for the apps marked with a dot on your dock, right-click or Ctrl-click their icons, and select "Quit".
◆Uninstall Unused Apps
This Mac speed up solution is similar to the iPhone speed up tip. The apps you download can make a dent in your Mac system's memory. In case you have downloaded some apps but seldom use them, delete the apps, free up space to speed up your MacBook/iMac.
When it comes to the software update, you should be aware of that the Mac running slow issue might have something to do with Spotlight re-indexing. Generally, the software update can take a while for Spotlight to rebuild its index of all your files. If so, you just need more patience to wait for the update finished.
◆Turn off File Vault Encryption
File Vault is aim to encrypt every file on your Mac to safeguard files from being spied or stolen. Chances are that if you frequently turn on or turn off File Vault, this might lead to the slowdown of your Mac. Thus, if not necessary, you're suggested to turn off File Vault to guarantee the normal running speed of your Mac.
◆Organize your desktop
Picture this, your Mac desktop is cluttered with varied software, apps icons, files, pictures, etc. Did you realize this is not beautiful on the vision, but also all of them chip away your RAM with numerous icons, pictures, etc? So to make your Mac run faster, it's high time to clear up your desktop.
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