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CCleaner Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to CCleaner for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is BleachBit, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to CCleaner and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to CCleaner are CleanMyMac X, Czkawka, OnyX and Click&Clean.

CCleaner alternatives are mainly System Cleaners but may also be Duplicate File Finders or Software Uninstallers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CCleaner.
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  1. BleachBit icon

    BleachBit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blackberry
    • PortableApps.com
    142 alternatives to BleachBit 

    BleachBit deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and remove junk.

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    1.  Ad-freeBleachBit doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedBleachBit is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  PortableBleachBit can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  LightweightBleachBit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Almost everyone thinks BleachBit is a great alternative to CCleaner.
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    JohnFastman

    BleachBit is open source and does a thorough job of deleting various files that could reveal what you've been up to, from cookies to temporary files and other junk. It can't replace CCleaner on Mac, but on Windows and Linux it is arguably better and more trustworthy.

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    Guest

    Simplicity and the fact that it's Open Source and the flexibility of the software, because it's the only one which adapt his functionnality to the environment !

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    leahyra

    BleachBit is free & open source software with very robust cleaning functionality. CCleaner isn’t bad per se but since it was bought out its focus is on money & locking a lot of basic functionality behind a paid subscription; the program is full of ads and constant pop-ups for their “premium” features.

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    Guest

    It's open source and privacy focused along free software with multiplartform support

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    mARCUS420

    Simple, Fast, Open source, Ad-free

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    JohnDangerbrooks

    While still not a perfect alternative, it has many of CCleaner's features and none of its malicious behavior.

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    elrey741

    really awesome open source alternative, and also allows you to script the cleaning process through the CLI, which helps when you have to do it a lot.

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  2. CleanMyMac X icon

    CleanMyMac X

    • Mac
    31 alternatives to CleanMyMac X 

    CleanMyMac scans every inch of your system and safely removes gigabytes of junk in just two clicks. Free up storage on your Mac and boost its performance — CleanMyMac finds 74 GB of junk on an average computer.

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    1.  Malware AnalysisCleanMyMac X can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
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    Most users think CleanMyMac X is a great alternative to CCleaner.
    Guest

    Not a good alternative, seems like a bait and switch company. Got a really bad feeling with their free trial and deleted immediately.

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    alteer8

    The best thing money can buy for system cleaning on Mac

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    Guest

    Cleaner has ads and owned by Avast advertises for their business

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    Czkawka

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    111 alternatives to Czkawka 

    Czkawka is a simple, fast, written in Rust and easy to use app to remove unnecessary files from your computer.

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    1.  Dark ModeCzkawka supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Command line interfaceCzkawka either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    arelatensis

    It is deduplicator, not cleaner. Alternative to FSlint. Not to CCleaner or BleachBit

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    OnyX

    37 alternatives to OnyX 

    OnyX is a multifunction utility that you can use to verify the structure of the system files, to run miscellaneous maintenance and cleaning tasks, to configure parameters in the Finder, Dock, Safari, and some Apple applications, to delete caches, to remove certain problematic...

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    1.  Delete Temporary FilesYou can use OnyX to delete temporary files to clean up and optimize your system.
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      Most users think OnyX is a great alternative to CCleaner.
      Guest

      To compare Onyx with CCleaner is like comparing an apple to a CPU. They are incomparable.

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      wonderwarthog

      Onyx is basically a GUI tool for all the housekeeping tools that macOS has on the command line. It will allow you to reset/clean up and clear most of the caches and tools that are in macOS, but have no dedicated GUI. In so far it is a "safe" choice, because it doesn't do anything that isn't provided for by the OS itself, it just offers a GUI and all the tools in one place. And for free. What's not to love?

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    • Click&Clean icon

      Click&Clean

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      192 alternatives to 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.

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      1.  Delete Temporary FilesYou can use Click&Clean to delete temporary files to clean up and optimize your system.
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      Some users think Click&Clean is a great alternative to CCleaner, some don't.
      JohnFastman

      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.

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      Guest

      Click and Clean is an extension for google chrome intended to clear browsing data

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      It's not for the system, but for the browser...

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      Clean Me

      14 alternatives to Clean Me 

      A small macOS app that acts as a system cleaner (logs, cache, …).

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      Discontinued

      Application is still available for download, however the Github repo now displays a message stating "This repository has been archived by the owner. It is now read-only."

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      CacheMonkey

      • Mac
      • Windows
      5 alternatives to CacheMonkey 

      Most desktop apps have a cache directory, not all provide the tools to clear it. CacheMonkey not only lets you purge cache files, but browse and filter through them too.

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      1.  LightweightCacheMonkey consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  Ad-freeCacheMonkey doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
        Discontinued

        The last version (1.0.7) is from March 2019.

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      • App Cleaner & Uninstaller icon

        App Cleaner & Uninstaller

        • Mac
        34 alternatives to App Cleaner & Uninstaller 

        App Cleaner & Uninstaller - is the perfect tool to uninstall applications with all their service files from your Mac.

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        Cocktail

        56 alternatives to Cocktail 

        General purpose system modify/repair utility

        Cocktail is an award winning general purpose utility for Mac OS X. It is a smooth and powerful digital toolset with a variety of practical features that simplifies the use of advanced UNIX functions and helps hundreds of thousands of.

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        Monolingual

        33 alternatives to Monolingual 

        Monolingual is a program for removing unnecessary language resources from OS X, in order to reclaim several hundred megabytes of disk space.

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