CCleaner Alternatives and Similar Software

One of the most well known hard drive cleaning utilities out there, CCleaner has earned its reputation from being free and easy to operate, with clear indications of what's being deleted and how much free space your hard drive is set to gain from the process.

A highly recommended Windows and Linux alternative to CCleaner by our community can be found in Small BleachBit iconBleachBit, which is also open source and purported to be more thorough. Of course, there are many other alternatives for Windows, Linux, and macOS, as well as available on the App Store and Google Play Store.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/24/2020 6:12:00 PM

Alternatives to CCleaner for all platforms with any license

  • FSlint

    FSlint is a utility to find and clean various forms of lint on a filesystem. I.E. unwanted or problematic cruft in your files or file names. For example, one form of lint it finds is duplicate files. It has both GUI and command line modes.

    • Barely similar. Their feature set is mutually exclusive. One can have both. Guest • Jul 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Wise Registry Cleaner

    Wise Registry Cleaner scans the Windows registry for invalid or obsolete information and presents you with a list of potential problems. To help you decide which items to delete, the program classifies them as "Safe to fix" or "Not fully safe to fix". A built-in registry backup enables you to undo any changes, should problems arise from a clean-up. Wise Registry Cleaner Free can also defragment your registry to further improve performance.

    • deeper clean registry than CCleaner rvrablikOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Only registry cleaner? CCleaner cleans everything. Guest • Jun 2015 • 4 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows PortableApps.com

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  • Tweaking.com - Windows Repair

    Windows Repair is an all-in-one repair tool to help fix a large majority of known Windows problems including registry errors and file permissions as well as issues with Internet Explorer, Windows Update, Windows Firewall and more. Malware and installed programs can modify your default settings. With Windows Repair you can restore Windows original settings.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • Windows Repair Toolbox

    Windows Repair Toolbox is a software created to help you repair a Windows system, by making the process faster, easier and uniform. Features: - Download and run "on-the-fly" the best free portable software when it comes to diagnose and solve several kinds of Windows problems. The tools are categorized by their function, and the program will automatically download the correct version for the Windows edition in which you're working.

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    Free Windows

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  • Click&Clean

    Click&Clean is a free, fast and easy-to-use extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that can be used as a powerful private data Cleaner.

    • It's not for the system, but for the browser... Guest • Apr 2019 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Click&Clean is intended for clearing browsing information (e.g. cookies, LSOs) from your Chrome/Chromium/Opera/Vivaldi or Firefox browser. It is configurable, but doesn't delete temporary files from your computer like CCleaner does. You can use both and benefit in different ways. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Click and Clean is an extension for google chrome intended to clear browsing data Guest • Nov 2015 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome ... Waterfox Pale Moon Firefox

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  • Wise Care 365

    Wise Care 365 is a bundle of important registry, disk, and other system utilities for your PC. Easy to use and effective, it is the best solution to improve your PC's performance. Get Wise Care 365 and your computer will never run slow again!

    • It does the job! Run it regularly to keep your Windows running with no problems Guest • Jun 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • All-In-One Toolbox

    All-In-One Toolbox is an amazing app that packs in a system cleaner, optimizer, app manager, startup manager, backup and restore module, simple file manager and a lot more. The outstanding features of of All-In-One Toolbox ? Intuitive: simple and clear UI design makes the optimization so easy and quick ? Thorough: Providing thorough checkup to find out all the junk files hidden in every corner and clean them out without any risk or harm to your devices.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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  • Dism++

    DISM ++ Product Features: - System Optimizer – tweak various sytem-wide settings. Export/delette new - Creation of ISO files - Using ESDs - Conversion of WIM to ESC/sWM - Manage User accounts - Manage startup applications - Manage services - System backup/ Restore/ Startup repair/ Activation backup/ God Mode

    Free Windows

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