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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 298 votes out of 298 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.3.0.13
  • Total Downloads:
    19,432,872
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 30, 2018
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    14.59MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    71,029
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in Uninstallers

Editors' Review

Pros

Cleaner interface: IObit Uninstaller 5 improves upon version 4 with a sidebar showing you a variety of things you can remove, for easier navigation and understanding of the app's capabilities.

Integrated Restore Point option: The app offers to create a Restore Point before you uninstall any program, which helps to teach good practices and makes it easier to undo a mistake.

Batch uninstallation: You can queue up multiple programs to be removed at once, so you don't have to babysit the process.

Centralized tools: Although Windows already possesses most of the tools in IObit Uninstaller 5, it's helpful to have them all under one roof.

Cons

Needs more rating info: IObit Uninstaller 5 ranks browser add-ons and plug-ins according to user ratings, which is helpful. However, it doesn't mention the number of ratings, how many people have assigned each rating between 0 and 5, or how recently the plug-in or add-on was rated.

No file shredding options: The app has an integrated file shredder, but it doesn't tell you what method it uses, nor can you adjust it.

Inconsistent technical level: It's not clear who the program is aimed for, as it's basic in some places while also showing you some things that could mess up Windows if you don't know how to use them correctly.

Bottom Line

IObit Uninstaller 5 is more or less a front end for a number of built-in Windows utilities. We couldn't argue in favor of buying it, but since it's free, it can be a helpful troubleshooting tool -- as long as you know what you're getting into when you start using things like the Windows Registry editor or the Services tool.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 7.3.0.13
  • Quicker program startup.
  • Expanded database to remove more stubborn programs.
  • Optimized the algorithm to support removing more Windows 10 apps.
  • Fixed the occasional failure in removing Firefox plug-ins.
  • Updated multiple languages.
  • Fixed bugs.
General
Publisher IObit
Publisher web site http://www.iobit.com
Release Date January 30, 2018
Date Added January 30, 2018
Version 7.3.0.13
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Uninstallers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.59MB
File Name iobituninstaller.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 19,432,872
Downloads Last Week 71,029
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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