Today we have a quick tip for those that are experiencing a slow desktop when on your Mac. Due to the functionality of your desktop, your Mac wants to render videos and images. This is so it can generate a thumbnail for your desktop. This, in some circumstances, can slow your Mac down. Although using a tool such as CleanMyMac, helps with keeping your Mac in tip top shape, there are other methods. The quickest method in speeding up your desktop is to delete the icon, however there are alternatives.
Speeding Up Your Desktop Icons
Other than deleting your desktop icons there are other methods. For example you can disable the rendering of the desktop icons. If you right click on the desktop and select ‘Show View Options’ you will be given an option to disable icon preview. This will still allow you to have the icon on your desktop, but will not render the video.
This tip is not needed by many people, however if you do have a slow desktop this can be only solution.