AppCleaner for Mac

AppCleaner for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 46 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.5
  • Total Downloads:
    231,583
  • Date Added:
    November 23, 2011
  • File Size:
    2.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,548
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.6/10.7

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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Good app. Use the Custom Install to avoid problems."

March 05, 2014  |  By coffeejunkie

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

Have used this for about 2 years on OS X 10.6.8 and have not had any unwanted side effects after deleting an app with AppCleaner. Interface is simple. Works like a trash can for apps.

Cons

The Yahoo Search Bar and changing your browser home page to BING can be a nuisance if you picked the default install option.

Summary

CNET often offers multiple download packages for most free apps I want to sample. Once downloaded, it's getting more difficult to find the custom install option to opt out of unwanted freebies. This is a business needs issue that doesn't detract from the merit of this app.

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1 stars

"It installed evil Spigot adware and browser hijacker!"

November 09, 2013  |  By JessPixels

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

None! It didn't work at all, but worse, it installed loads of junk on my MacBook Pro. I haven't been this annoyed since I owned a PC.

Cons

It took me three hours to track down and destroy all the junk Spigot extensions (Searchme, Mybrowserbar.com, saEbay, saAmazon and savingsSlider) that installed themselves in all my browsers - FireFox, Chrome and Safari. Frankly, I still can't get rid of all the damage it did! It changed all my preferences in all three browsers - it changed my homepage and default search engine, among other things.

To make matters worse, there's a Spigot employee troll visiting all the forums tricking people into visiting their page for "instructions" that will ultimately make it worse! Don't be fooled.

Summary

Pure evil!

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5 stars

"Quick and Easy"

October 01, 2013  |  By Mid_Man

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

Protects for removing apps that are running and default apps.

Cons

No cons for this satisfied user.

Summary

Simple and powerful enough for this user.

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5 stars

"I LOVE IT!!!"

August 04, 2013  |  By alexhdxrdx

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

SUPER USEFUL!

Cons

NONE SO FAR!

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3 stars

"App Cleaner for Mac"

August 04, 2013  |  By 5-stringbass

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

Still in the initial phase of evaluation and comparison.

Cons

None noted to date.

Summary

App is too new to me to give a valid opinion.

Feel free to contact me when I've had time to compare it with similar apps.

Frank Nash
frankly@docnash.com
412.999.2557

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5 stars

"A most have for any Mac newbie"

July 23, 2013  |  By Q8DRGAON

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

Easily uninstall downloaded apps with ease without using the conventional Mac method. Saves time and effort. A most have :)

Cons

Did not face any trouble with the app its still running with no problems.

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5 stars

"When something works, it's worth telling"

January 10, 2013  |  By phylglad

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

Love this app! It works like a dream and keeps you from accidentally trashing essential files when you try the do-it-yourself method. It's not enough to drag an application to the trash. AppCleaner finds the hidden stuff associated with applications for you. It's EASY to use. I have it on all of my computers... work, home, laptop.

Cons

No cons for me

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4 stars

"good job!!!!"

September 04, 2012  |  By pearlie792

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

good job!!!!

Cons

none against

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3 stars

"Good job done"

August 10, 2012  |  By randy989

 |  Version: AppCleaner 2.1

Pros

Good job done

Cons

There are others better

Summary

Good jobs

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Free Mac Soft
Publisher web site http://www.freemacsoft.net/
Release Date November 23, 2011
Date Added November 23, 2011
Version 2.0.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.01MB
File Name AppCleaner_2.1.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 231,583
Downloads Last Week 1,548
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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