Where is the cache for Brave Browser on MacOS stored?

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Description of the issue:

I’m trying to manually clear brave browser cache on my mac. From what I’ve found online, brave stores cache in ~/Library/ApplicationSupport/brave/Cache . When i delete the contents of this folder however, Brave Browser still tells me there is cache to be cleared, even after restarting the browser. I also know that this is not some bug in what brave displays to me, as I’m testing an app where even after deleting contents of said folder and changing something about the app the cached version still shows up.
How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Have a brave browser with non-empty cache.
  2. Delete contents of ~/Library/ApplicationSupport/brave/Cache
  3. See cached version of web site still displayed

Expected result:
New version (non-cached) version of web-site shows up

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Version 1.5.112 Chromium: 80.0.3987.132 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:
I’m using macOS Catalina

Hi @MrNico, welcome to Community!
Looking into the Default folder. You can have multiple profiles in Brave and each profile will have their own cache.
Library⁩/Application Support⁩/⁨BraveSoftware⁩/Brave-Browser⁩/Default⁩
Default is your main profile, and any additional profiles you made will be called Profile X (x being a number)

Also see ~/Library⁩/Caches/⁨BraveSoftware⁩/Brave-Browser⁩/Default, which contains folders Cache and Code Cache. The ~ represents your user home directory, /Users/[YOURUSERNAME].

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That was it, thank you!