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CCleaner for Mac

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"'Erase Free Space' Erased 25 GBs of disc space!"

January 18, 2012  |  By Danihilist

 |  Version: CCleaner 1.00.093


The cleaner worked just as well on my OS X 6.8 Core 2 Duo Mini as it does on Windows machines, giving me back about 3 GBs of disc space.


Erasing Free Space erased over 25 GBs of disk space. Started with a little over 55 GBs and stopped it from running when it got down to only 29.34 GBs of free space left.
No idea where it went.
Nothing in support about this. No way to contact them without using the wrong form (which I did) or buying the product per their instructions to "click on the icon below" which was a 'Buy' button.
No idea how I'll get this space back.
Triers Beware.


Pretty scary little utility when erasing free space.
No options in Menu bar.
Takes away free space.
Cleans caches, etcetera just fine but I won't be trying it again until they can explain where the free space went and how to retrieve it.
It made a backup file of some sort but there is no documentation about that that I could find.

Updated on Jan 18, 2012

This was put in a review of the Mac version. How it got to windows is beyond me just as the missing free space is.

Updated on Jan 18, 2012

Glitch on cnet is how. Now I'm back on the Mac software page.

Updated on May 12, 2012

Thanks eightclicks.
I talked to a Windows user friend that told me to let it run. It does that with disc space until it's done. Then it's freed up.
Nice if they'd have put that notice somewhere. If they did, I missed it.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.00.093
  • 6th Beta Release.
  • Added Cookie management.
  • Added Repair Permissions.
  • Added Wipe Freespace.
  • Added Crash Reporting.
  • Added cleaning of Safari binary cookies in Mac OS 10.7.
  • Uninstall now removes shortcuts from the Dock.
  • Improved internet cache cleaning for Safari.
  • Added Restore Default State option to cleaning rules.
  • Improved detection of application versions.
  • Several minor stability fixes.
Publisher Piriform
Publisher web site http://www.piriform.com/
Release Date December 02, 2011
Date Added December 02, 2011
Version 1.00.093
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel/10.7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.7MB
File Name CCMacSetup109.dmg
Total Downloads 267,605
Downloads Last Week 3,146
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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