CleanMyMac 3 for Mac User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Caveat emptor (buyer beware)."

    April 14, 2015  |   By wxsensei

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 3.0

    Pros

    None...unless one considers wasting one's money a "pro".

    Cons

    Deceptive licensing scheme.

    Summary

    My heart goes out to all the unsuspecting users that lost their critical emails and other files. This used to be a good application. Now, thanks to a deceptive business (lcensing) scheme and dreadful new features, it is an awful product. CNET, please reconsider your 4-mouse rating. IMHO, it deserves no more than 1 star.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "works fine every time"

    February 10, 2015  |   By hudsonw

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.3.3

    Pros

    As with any software, if you set up the preferences as you wish, then you should have no problems. If you don't, bad things may happen as some endusers have noted.

    Even though I use "Automatic Cleanup", I select only System Cleanup, iPhoto Cleanup, and Trash Cleanup. I also use the Uninstall feature. That's all I want and need to do.

    I've used CleanMyMac since the beginning and never had a problem with this software.

    Cons

    none whatsoever

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  • 5.0 stars

    "la migliore del suo genere"

    January 10, 2015  |   By jackpisie

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.3.2

    Pros

    fa bene tutto quello che dice senza causare danni

    Cons

    qualche strumento in piĆ¹ non farebbe male

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Useless product"

    December 31, 2014  |   By peervv

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.3.2

    Pros

    Nice user interface

    Cons

    - dangerous for your mac
    - uninstall does not clean all files (lot of manual deletes needed!)
    - useless program

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Misleading Marketing"

    December 4, 2014  |   By ivanotherview

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.3.2

    Pros

    Seems to work

    Cons

    Found items, but would not clean them until I subscribed

    Summary

    Its a ripoff marketing scam. They tell you its free, but when you ask to cleanup the things the program found you are asked to subscribe. Then it is a nuisance to uninstall it. Avoid

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It is the only way I remember to do it weekly"

    April 4, 2014  |   By syd1_dotmac

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.2.3

    Pros

    It reminds me weekly.

    Cons

    I have no cons

    Summary

    Love the app, keeps my mac flowing and when it begins to feel sluggish I let it go thru the entire system.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Ok product"

    February 12, 2014  |   By booch_21

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.2.2

    Pros

    Seems to work well

    Cons

    Really didn't need it

    Summary

    I've had my Mac for 3 years. I wondered if it needed some kind of "cleaning". This product came bundled with Parallels so I paid nothing for it. I hesitated to install it, but I did. I let it do its thing with default settings. It cleaned up around 8 GB over 2.5 TB worth of stuff. It found old/large files that I did not want cleaned up. Really, it only cleaned up installation remnants and language files that I'll never use. For that, it worked great. Otherwise, it really didn't do as much as some Windows equivalents that are out there. I'm sure I could have changed settings to make it more aggressive, but it doesn't seem necessary.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Huge privacy issue"

    January 9, 2014  |   By pyrame

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.2.1

    Pros

    I'm on a MacBook Pro with OSX Lion and CleanMyMac 2 license.

    I noticed with amazement that CleanMyMac was the only "cleaner" to let explicit traces in the "Console" and in multiple files.

    For example, the FULL NAME of securely erased files appears and remains in system.log, as, for example, in system.log.0.bz2 and system.log.2.bz2, log files located in the private / var / log.

    Even worse, it is written that these files have been deleted with CleanMyMac ... If we wanted to be discret, it is failed !

    And I'm not sure to have identified all the traces in all files!

    Other deletion applications don't leave any traces in those files...

    Cons

    This is a HUGE privacy issue, because anyone can see which files have been deleted.

    I no longer uses CleanMyMac until this problem is fixed.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Must have cleanup utility tool for your Mac"

    September 29, 2013  |   By riChyMartiN84

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.0.7

    Pros

    1. Frees up tons of hard disk space, leading to faster performance
    2. Clears up your start-up program list to cut booting times
    3. Uninstalls useless programs that are eating your memory
    4. Great user interface
    5. Cleans your mac in just 10-15 minutes, with just 1 or 2 clicks

    Cons

    None - With just $40, I avoided a hardware upgrade that would have cost me $1,000. Just can't complain :)

    Summary

    I installed Clean My Mac after reading this Mach Machines review about it. http://machmachines.com/cleanmymac-2-does-your-mac-need-it/

    This is particularly useful software for those who haven't optimized their Mac for performance in a long time. When I ran it, it took just 14 minutes to free up 13.7 GB of hard disk space! It also cut my booting time in half and even browsing speeds are much improved.

    A real lifesaver and I glad I found it!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very nice product"

    August 30, 2013  |   By jandegueldre

    Version: CleanMyMac 3 2.0.7

    Pros

    works without problems, very easy in handling

    Cons

    I find no cons

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