How to Check Memory on Mac

Standard Way

  1. Find  sign in upper left corner
  2. Choose About This Mac
  3. In appeared window select Memory section.
    check memory mac #2In this window you can see how much memory is installed on your Mac.

In order to know what kind of memory is used by the system and launched applications and processes its necessary to:

  1. Launch Activity MonitorActivity-Monitor-icon
  2. In appeared window click on Memory section.
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At the bottom of the window you can see an amount of used memory, operation diagram and other information of RAM usage. In the main window you can also see detailed information about the usage of memory by all processes.

Using Memory Cleaner

Memory Cleaner X is a free application to clean inactive RAM and accelerate Mac. Besides basic functions, Memory Cleaner includes small and handy RAM monitor.


You can see there:

          • Total size of available RAM
          • Size of used RAM
          • Size of occupied memory by active applications