CCleaner is a free Registry and junk-clearing utility for keeping your system clean and optimized.
Basic UI: CCleaner's four main features -- Cleaner, Registry, Tools, and Options -- are clearly marked on a vertical tab menu. Initiating a scan and clean is straightforward.
Powerful: CCleaner includes most of the essentials for PC maintenance. It provides tools for clearing your temporary files, cleaning the Registry, and removing unused cookies from your browser. CCleaner also supports 64-bit systems, as well as updated support for popular applications.
Freeware: Upselling and bundling are minimal; CCleaner only offers the option to install Google Chrome, which users can easily opt out of. Compared to many other free programs, CCleaner is the least ad-heavy.
Registry cleaning: If used incorrectly, CCleaner is capable of doing more harm than good. Always exercise caution when cleaning your Registry -- create a backup before starting cleanup.
CCleaner is effective at removing junk files and unnecessary temporary Internet files. While using it won't dramatically improve your system performance, it's nevertheless a fine addition to your utility collection.
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner.
What's new in this version:
- Improved Google Chrome 36 cleaning and start-up management.
- Improved Firefox browsing cache cleaning.
- Added Repair option to Uninstall tool.
- Improved 64-bit build architecture on Windows 7 and 8.
- Improved Startup Item tool compatibility.
- Added Teamviewer, Microsoft One Drive, Real VNC 5, Tag & Rename and Tango cleaning.
- Minor GUI Improvements.
- Minor bug fixes.