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Free Unlocker Alternatives

The best free alternative to Unlocker is LockHunter. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Unlocker and 18 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Unlocker are IObit Unlocker, EMCO UnLock IT, FileASSASSIN and ThisIsMyFile.

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  • Windows

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  1. LockHunter icon

    LockHunter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    It is a free tool to delete files blocked by something you do not know. LockHunter is useful for fighting against malware, and other programs that are blocking files without a reason.

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    LockHunter vs Unlocker opinions
    Almost everyone thinks LockHunter is a great alternative to Unlocker.

    It has a context menu and the installation is not full of bundleware

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  2. IObit Unlocker icon

    IObit Unlocker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Never Worry about “Cannot Delete Files” on Your PC.

    Is this a good alternative?
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    IObit Unlocker vs Unlocker opinions
    Most users think IObit Unlocker is a great alternative to Unlocker.

    Is doing its job at least as well as Unlocker does, but it shows up in the context menu in new versions of Windows. Unlocker is gone from right click menus.

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  3. EMCO UnLock IT icon

    EMCO UnLock IT

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A neat free utility that helps you to take control of any file or folder when it is locked by some application or system. For every locked resource, you get a list of locking processes and can unlock it by terminating those processes.

    Is this a good alternative?
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  4. FileASSASSIN icon

    FileASSASSIN

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    FileASSASSIN is an application that can delete any type of locked files that are on your computer. Whether the files are from a malware infection or just a particular file that will not delete - FileASSASSIN can remove it.

    Discontinued

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    FileASSASSIN vs Unlocker opinions
    Some users think FileASSASSIN is a great alternative to Unlocker, some don't.

    Doesn't delete folders, only deletes files

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  5. ThisIsMyFile icon

    ThisIsMyFile

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    ThisIsMyFile is a small, fast tool for quickly unlocking and deleting locked or protected files on Windows. It's helpful for those times Windows locks up a file and makes it so that you can't remove it.

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  6. Wise Force Deleter icon

    Wise Force Deleter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Wise Force Deleter, a solution for deleting undeletable files or folders. It helps you to unlock and delete 'Access Denied' or 'File in Use' files.

    Is this a good alternative?
    Yes
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  7. Long Path Fixer icon

    Long Path Fixer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Long Path Fixer is a FREE utility for moving, copying, renaming and deleting files and folders with Very Long Paths, that is paths longer than the Windows API can handle (i.e. MAX_PATH: 259 real characters).

    Is this a good alternative?
    Yes
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  8. OpenedFilesView icon

    OpenedFilesView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your system. For each opened file, additional information is displayed: handle value, read/write/delete access, file position, the process that opened the file, and more...

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  9. ForceDelete icon

    ForceDelete

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    ForceDelete is a handy and free Windows utility that unlocks and deletes files or folders which are used by other processes and cannot be deleted. GUI mode and command line batch mode are both available. You can also use it via context menu.

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  10. Lock-UnMatic icon

    Lock-UnMatic

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Sometimes, files on the Mac cannot be deleted, moved or renamed. This can be caused by insufficient access rights, or because some processes are still using these files.

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