3/13/104:56 pm Forum Question: Would defragging a Mac improves its performance? Would defragging a Mac improves its performance? Any downside? What defragging software would you recommend? — Adriel Comments: One Response to “Would defragging a Mac improves its performance?” Gary Rosenzweig 3/13/10 @ 4:57 pm There is no need to “defrag” your hard drive. That’s a technique used years ago when hard drives and computers weren’t smart enough to optimize themselves. It is all taken care of for you now. And drives and operating systems are fast enough that it doesn’t matter much anymore. Comments Closed. View all Forum Questions Learn More From MacMost Online Course: macOS Sierra Online Course: Mac iMovie Online Course: Mac Pages Online Course: Mac Numbers Online Course: Mac Keynote Online Course: Mac Security Book: 101 Mac Tips Connect with MacMostSubscribe at iTunes to the MacMost video podcast Check out the free MacMost weekly email newsletter Follow MacMost on Facebook Get updates, news and tips on Twitter Get the free MacMost app for the iPhone and iPad MacMost SectionsVideos by Category Video Archive Top Apple-Related News Apple Rumors All Recent Apple News Virus and Malware Information Center Free iPhone Ringtones iPhone App Recommendations Quick Tips MacMost Online Courses MacMost Recommended Products Popular PagesPrintable Keyboard Shortcuts Guide to Online Password Security Uninstalling Mac Apps How to Get Free iPhone Ringtones Extending iPhone Battery Life Make Your Own iPhone Ringtones Syncing Your iPod to More Than One Computer iMovie Picture-In-Picture QuickTime Player Screen Recording Shut Down or Sleep Do Macs Need Anti-Virus? InformationAbout MacMost Support MacMost MacMost Online Courses Contact MacMost MacMost Site Map MacMost Site Policies Popular TopicsFinder • iPad • iPhone • Mac Software • iMovie • Pages • Web • Safari • Security • Numbers • Photos and iPhoto • iTunes • Keynote • iOS • Video • System Preferences • Mail • iWork • Photography • iPhone Apps • GarageBand • Mac Accessories • iPhone OS • Audio • Photos Copyright © 2006-2017 CleverMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved.