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CCleaner for Mac

By Piriform Free Editors' Rating

Key Details of CCleaner

  • Protect your online privacy and secure your computer by cleaning unnecessary info
  • Last updated on 01/27/21
  • There has been 1 update within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon
  • Also available on Windows

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff May 31, 2014

CCleaner for Mac scans your system to remove all kinds of files that can slow your Mac down and then removes the items you want. Through this app's intuitive interface, you can select where to scan, and then view the type and number of items the scan detected before they are deleted.

Pros

Category organization: When you select items to scan, and when you view your results, items in this app's interface are organized by category. That means you can find what you're looking for quickly, and you know exactly what you're looking at when you browse through the scan results.

Uninstall panel: In addition to the scanner and cleaner, this app also features an Uninstall Panel that makes removing programs from your Mac a snap. Just select the program you want to get rid of and click the "Uninstall" button, and the app takes care of the rest.

Cons

No individual selection: Once you've selected the areas you want to scan, you can't deselect items in the scan results. If the program comes back with files you're not sure you want to delete, you'll have to uncheck that entire category and run the scan again before you can proceed with deletion.

Bottom Line

CCleaner is a smooth-running free program that helps your Mac run as efficiently as possible. While the lack of choice in the files that are deleted is somewhat of a drawback, there are ways around it. And there are a lot of great features packed into this app that make it worth trying out.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.18.30

Added support for macOS Catalina and macOS Big Sur
Fixed a crash when using Large File Finder or Duplicate File Finder
Greatly improved support for VoiceOver
Updated color contrast throughout the user interface

General

Release January 27, 2021
Date Added January 27, 2021
Version 1.18.30

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Big Sur
  • macOS Catalina
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite

Popularity

Total Downloads 522,429
Downloads Last Week 83
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Developer's Description

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Mac 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.

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