CCleaner (Crap Cleaner)

CCleaner 5.42

Freeware system optimization tool that removes unused and temporary files.

Freeware
Windows
15.1 MB
278,175
4.7 297 votes

CCleaner removes unused and temporary files from your system - allowing it to run faster, more efficiently and giving you more storage space. CCleaner also comes with a registry scanner that scans for invalid references (advanced users).

Cleans the following:

  • Internet Explorer Cache, History, Cookies, Index.dat.
  • Recycle Bin, Temporary files and Log files.
  • Recently opened URLs and files.
  • Third-party application temp files and recent file lists (MRUs).
  • Including: Firefox, Opera, Media Player, eMule, Google Toolbar, Netscape, Office XP, Nero, Adobe Acrobat, WinRAR, WinAce, WinZip and more...
  • Advanced Registry scanner and cleaner to remove unused and old entries.
  • Including File Extensions, ActiveX Controls, ClassIDs, ProgIDs, Uninstallers, Shared DLLs, Fonts, Help Files, Application Paths, Icons, Invalid Shortcuts and more... Backup for registry clean.
  • Windows Startup tool.

Note: Alternatively you can download the latest portable version of this software.

Duplicate File Finder

You may not realize how many duplicate files are stored on your computer, taking up valuable hard drive space. CCleaner now includes a duplicate file finder tool, which can quickly find these files, and allow you to choose which ones to delete – freeing up more space on your PC than ever before!

System and Browser Monitoring

If you’re a CCleaner Professional user, you can now set CCleaner to run every time you shut down your browser, or you can set it to monitor your entire system in the background and detect when to Clean based on disk space that can be saved!

What's New:

We'd like to announce the latest release of CCleaner for Windows. In this release, we’ve made several small improvements to CCleaner.

If you have suggestions for what you'd like to see next in CCleaner, please drop by our forums and let us know in our suggestions area.

Browser Cleaning

  • Internet Explorer: Fixed a bug where cleaning Temporary Internet Files left some files behind
  • IE/Edge: Enhanced cleaning of YouTube viewing history (thanks alhazred for reporting this!)

Cookies

  • Search terms are now highlighted in the results list

General

  • Where appropriate, CCleaner Free may recommend improvements to your system’s antivirus protection

Installer

  • Fixed an issue where localized text was overlapping in the Professional Edition installer

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