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Bob Coledeleting FileName.cfa files
by on Jun 2, 2012 at 2:44:03 am

I noticed my system drive (Mac OSX 10.6.8) was filling up, so I used "GrandPerspective," a utility which makes a graphic view of the size of your files. To my surprise, a large part of my system drive is occupied by files from obsolete projects. The files take these two forms:

users/(MyUserName)/Library/Caches/Adobe/After Effects CS4/Media Cache Files/FileName.cfa
and
users/(MyUserName)/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Common/Media Cache Files/Filename.ac3 480000.cfa

1. Can I safely delete these files? (especially since I'm using CS5.5 now)
2. Is there a utility within my Adobe programs which will find and delete these files for me with some degree of automation and precision?

Thanks!

Bob C


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Roland R. KahlenbergRe: deleting FileName.cfa files
by on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:01:12 am

You can remove cache files from the Prefs dialog. You may also delete obsolete cfa files if they somehow do not get deleted via the Prefs dialog button.

HTH
RoRK

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Bob ColeThanks!
by on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:20:21 am

Thank you! Never saw that before and glad to know about it.

Bob C


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