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    Where is .IPSW file located when downloaded on iTunes via Mac and Windows

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    Have you
    ever wondered when iTunes downloads .ipsw file on your computer, where does it
    go? Where does iTunes save .ipsw files on your Mac or Windows? Do you know how to
    locate downloaded iPhone/iPad firmware(.ipsw) on your computer? Well if you don’t, you will
    be able to find downloaded .ipsw (iPhone/iPad firmware) files location on Mac and Windows by the end of this article.
    You will be able to find downloaded .ipsw (iPhone/iPad firmware) files location on Mac and Windows by the end of this article.
    . IPSW is a file extension which
    is used for Restore/Software update purpose for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and
    Apple TV devices.

    Where is .IPSW file located on Mac/Windows downloaded from iTunes?

    iTunes
    downloads new firmware for your device every time there is an new update. It
    might automatically download and install new firmware on a device but where
    does the .ipsw file go after everything is completed? Well it’s somewhere on
    your computer. Knowing where .ipsw files are located might come to handy when
    you need to restore/downgrade your device or delete it to gain some extra space
    on your Mac or PC. These files are giant in size so it is better to locate it
    and delete them from your computer.

    How to
    locate 
    downloaded .IPSW file(iOS firmware) on Mac and Windows

    For Windows
    user:

    Go to UsersusernameAppDataRoamingApple
    ComputeriTunes
    For Mac
    user:

    Step 1: Tap
    Go from the Status Bar
    You will be able to find downloaded .ipsw (iPhone/iPad firmware) files location on Mac and Windows by the end of this article.
    Step 2: From
    here you need to tap on Library which is hidden somewhere. So hold down the
    Option Key on your mac to reveal the Library option
    Step 3:
    Click on Library
    You will be able to find downloaded .ipsw (iPhone/iPad firmware) files location on Mac and Windows by the end of this article.
    Step 4:
    Click on iTunes folder
    You will be able to find downloaded .ipsw (iPhone/iPad firmware) files location on Mac and Windows by the end of this article.
    Step 5:
    Click on iPhone Software Updates folder
    You will be able to find downloaded .ipsw (iPhone/iPad firmware) files location on Mac and Windows by the end of this article.
    Step 6: And
    finally get the .ipsw file downloaded by iTunes on your Mac
    That’s all!
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