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So I've been clearing space on my HD and I've just noticed in the applications folder that the Chrome app is 2.3GB in size.

What the flamin F?

Anyone know why that is?

I've a handful of extensions running but 2.3GB seems a tad excessive.

Anyone know a handy way to clear some of that space?
 

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Yeah, but the thing is, its the application itself thats 2.3 gb in size (it got seriously bigger) a crap cleaner will just delete the app, which I don't want to do...
 

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Right, found the culprit.

Right click on the app to show package contents and everything is a few kbs in size - then there is a folder called Versions with a shitload o subfolders containing what looks like important shit... This folder is 2gb in size
 

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My Chrome app is only 228 MB. I assume you've tried clearing your cache within the browser? Although I can't imagine how that would accumulate 2 gigs worth of cruft.
 

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Thats more like it.

Launches super fast now and is exactly the same.

Hope this helps someone else with a bloated Chrome...
 

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http://osxdaily.com/2012/04/06/disable-google-chrome-automatic-software-update/

This is bolix - Anyone know of a way to stop the automatic caching of previous versions of chrome?

Chrome started acting up again until I emptied out all the shite again. Now its super fast again.

I'd rather not wait until performance starts to fail each time - I'd rather have a smooth running app all the time thank you google.
 

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