CCleaner Alternatives

    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.

    This page was last updated Sep 4, 2021

    1. HDCleaner is a complete system cleaner and optimizer for Windows PC.
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    2. CCleaner Cloud lets you Run day-to-day tasks such as analyzing, cleaning, defragging and installing across multiple machines from your computer, phone or tablet.
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    3. Monolingual is a program for removing unnecessary language resources from OS X, in order to reclaim several hundred megabytes of disk space.
    4. SlimCleaner is a freeware PC maintenance program that uses crowd-sourced feedback to make up-to-date optimization recommendations for users. In many ways it's like other cleaning apps.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains adware and possibly other malware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      Most users think SlimCleaner is a great alternative to CCleaner.
    5. CleanMyDrive cleans up your thumb drives, memory cards and external HDDs from needless service junk generated by Windows or Mac OS (such as .DS_Store, Thumbs.db, .Spotlight, hidden trashes and so on). It also helps you access all your available drives within one menu.
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    6. CleanMyPC is a dozen tools in one for a cleaner and safer PC. It scans your whole system to clean up junk files and speed up your computer. Uninstall apps the right way, remove annoying apps sitting in your Autorun, protect online privacy, and more.
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    7. Comodo System Cleaner is a powerful suite of utilities and tools that allows you to make your Windows XP or Vista computer faster, more efficient and more secure. More social network pages for Comodo: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/comodo Google+:...
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    8. CleanAfterMe allows you to easily clean files and Registry entries that are automatically created by the Windows operating system during your regular computer work.
    9. Cleaner++ is a handy and reliable application designed to perform a quick cleanup Unused registry entries, Junk Files, as well as to uninstall programs from the computer.

      Discontinued

      Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of Cleaner++, released in July 2016, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

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    10. Kerish Doctor 2015 is an all-in-one solution for automatic maintenance of Windows-based computers. The application prevents crashes, fixes system bugs, takes out digital trash, optimizes performance, and keeps the computer safe.
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