Review: Mavericks Cache Cleaner for Mac helps optimize and customize OS X setup

Perform numerous system optimizations using this feature-packed application that comes with a rather overwhelming menu system.

With its impressive array of optimization and tweaking options, Mavericks Cache Cleaner for Mac can help you solve common system problems and boost the speed of your computer. This shareware app tries to fit its huge number of features and customization options into a usable interface, and it succeeds, but only partly. Its overwhelming menu system can daunt even hardcore Mac users.

Following a quick and easy installation, Mavericks Cache Cleaner for Mac presents you with detailed system information. While the main window is accessible enough, having several convenient tabs on the side, the real power of the software lies in its intricate menu hierarchy, which contains a plethora of options. In terms of performance, you will see different results depending on the selected options and the hardware you're running. In our tests, a full maintenance of the whole system took approximately two hours. While we cannot say we noticed a major improvement in system speed after the optimizations were carried out, the many tweaks available may turn out to be of more use to you. A nice touch is the ability to automate the maintenance tasks through the app's preferences.

If your Mac needs a performance boost, you should give Mavericks Cache Cleaner a go. It does have a rather overwhelming menu and some features that may not have any impact on your system's performance, but the many options it gives you make it worth trying, especially if you're a power user.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Mavericks Cache Cleaner for Mac 8.0.2.

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