Amnesia for Mac

Amnesia for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1.7
  • Total Downloads:
    25,828
  • Date Added:
    February 26, 2010
  • File Size:
    9.18MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    86
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

Editors' Review

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Amnesia is a shareware utility that can help you completely uninstall applications from your Mac. Amnesia joins the ranks of similar apps that fill a functionality gap in Mac OS--the capability to completely delete software from your machine, not just the app file but also the many support files that apps often install in various places on your computer, including caches and log files.

The main interface of Amnesia lets you both search and browse through all your applications (as well as widgets, preference panes, screen savers, and plug-ins), and you can mark for removal any that you want to delete. Amnesia will then show you all the associated files it can find for the selected apps (your may mileage may vary here, as is common with this type of application) before performing the final uninstall. The app offers a nice extra feature at this point in the process, letting you backup software before you remove it, in case you change your mind later.

Overall, Amnesia is one of your better choices for this kind of app, with solid basic functionality and a lot of thoughtful extras (like Launch Services rebuild and the ability to omit Apple software from scans), all at a reasonable price.

 
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User Reviews
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  • 3 stars

    "Well-written but pricey."

    September 20, 2010   |   By theothersparky

    Version: Amnesia 1.2.3

    Pros

    Nice, easy to use interface that scans well and gives many options for uninstalling.

    Cons

    Only dislike is price: you can achieve pretty much the same with trash me and Onyx.

    Summary

    If you have to take care of other people's macs or are one of those frequent app changers, like me, then this is a great tool. 20 USD is a bit steep for scripts with a nice interface, though.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 1.1.7
    • Bug Fix: Numerous small code improvements and bug fixes.
    • Bug Fix: Fixed broken help links.
    • Bug Fix: Copyright update.
    General
    Publisher Koingo Software
    Publisher web site http://www.koingosw.com/
    Release Date February 26, 2010
    Date Added February 26, 2010
    Version 1.1.7
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory Uninstallers
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel
    Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6
  • Download Information
    File Size 9.18MB
    File Name amnesia.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 25,828
    Downloads Last Week 86
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 15-day trial.
    Price $19.95

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