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Memory Clean for Mac

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    Oct. 12, 2014
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Memory Clean for Mac is a small utility program that will keep you updated on how much free memory you have to work with and reclaim more for you. It's especially effective after you close a memory-intensive program, but it can help at any time to keep your computer running smoothly.


Nice interface: When this program is running, you can glance up at any time to see how much free memory you have available. To view more details, such as which types of programs are using the most memory at the moment, you only need to click on the top Toolbar icon to bring up the main window. Here you'll find a color-coded display, describing how much of your memory is being used in each of the categories, which include App Memory, File Cache, Wired, and Compressed. Clicking the Clean Memory button at the bottom of that window initiates a quick sweep to get back anything available and increase the overall total memory you have available to use.

Quick cleanings: The cleanings themselves take almost no time at all. This makes it possible to run them often without worry that you'll be delaying your work. And you can always see what kind of progress the app is making in cleaning, thanks to the progress bar and percentage readout.


No specifics: While having the data on what types of programs are using the most memory at any given point is nice, it would be more convenient to see exactly which programs are the greatest memory hogs. That's not an option, however, as no detailed view of individual categories exists in the program.

Multiple runs: It can sometimes take multiple cleaning cycles to get all possible memory back with this tool. Fortunately, the scans take very little time, but it would be nice to just run it once and be done with it.

Bottom Line

Memory Clean for Mac is a handy free utility to have around, and by maximizing your available memory, it can help your machine run more smoothly. All of its features are clearly accessible through the intuitive interface, and its speediness is a big plus as well.

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4 stars

"Neat but Tedious too!"

October 28, 2014  |  By David Halfpenny

2014-10-28 16:49:05  |  By David Halfpenny

 |  Version: Memory Clean 4.6


Gives a convenient one-glance indication of Free Memory, PLUS a user-adjustable warning of Low Memory.


You need to click Clean Memory several times to get full benefit.
Example just now starting with 1Gb free:
1st click 1.85Gb 2nd click 3.6Gb 3rd click 4.8Gb 4th click 5.22Gb
and each pass seems to take longer than the last.

And although it tells you what type of usage is memory heavy, it doesn't tell you which actual app needs turning off to free up memory.


Great as a Reassurance / Warning.
Less good as a memory release tool.
But hey! look at the price!

Deserves its high Editor's Rating and deserves a better User Rating. D

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.6
Added support for future OS X release.
Publisher FIPLAB
Publisher web site
Release Date October 12, 2014
Date Added October 12, 2014
Version 4.6
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Maintenance & Optimization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name External File
Total Downloads 30,476
Downloads Last Week 76
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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