CCleaner Filehippo also knows as Crap Cleaner, developed by Piriform is a utility software used to clean potentially unwanted files and invalid Windows Registry entries from a computer. It is one of the longest-established system cleaners, first launched in 2004.
It removes unused files from your system allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally, it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. CCleaner, clean temporary files, optimize & speed up your computer with the world’s leading PC Cleaner. It was originally developed for Microsoft Windows only, but in 2012, a macOS version was released.
CCleaner Filehippo Features
Award-winning PC Optimization
Trusted by millions and critically acclaimed. There’s a reason why the app is the world’s favorite PC optimization tool! Easy to use, one-click cleaning so beginners can optimize their computers in seconds and packed with advanced features for power users.
Is your computer running slow? As it gets older it collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space making it slower and slower. CCleaner 2019 latest cleans up these files and makes it faster instantly.
Advertisers and websites track your behavior online with cookies that stay on your computer. It erases your browser search history and cookies so any internet browsing you do stays confidential and your identity remains anonymous.
Fewer Errors & Crashes
Over time your registry can become cluttered with errors and broken settings which lead to crashes. C Cleaner’s patented registry cleaner clears out this clutter to make your PC more stable.
Many programs run silently in the background when you start up your computer. It helps you get to work or play faster by letting you disable unneeded programs.
Find Duplicate Files
Duplicate files are a pain. Not only do they waste space, but they might also confuse you if you edit one file, then open the other one and wonder where the changes went. To combat this, use CCleaner’s tool to find extra copies and remove them
When you click Delete on a file in Windows, it disappears from your view. But that file is still on your hard drive for a while after deletion. Windows marks the spot where that data was stored as free space ready for new information, so until that happens you can recover the old file with the right software. CCleaner provides a tool to securely erase data from your hard drive so that others can’t access it.
Disk Place Analyzer
While CCleaner can free up a good amount of space for you, chances are that the bulk of storage on your computer is taken up by your files and installed programs. There are several disk usage visualization tools, but CCleaner has it’s own built right in.
You’ll see not only which types of files are taking up the most space on your computer, but which ones are the biggest. You can right-click any file and choose Open containing folder to review and delete it if needed.
Important Cookies Saved
When you clear browser information, cookies are one of the items CCleaner can remove. You probably don’t have any problem with tracking cookies going out the window, but removing the cookies for your email or social accounts means you have to log back into them.
Filehippo CCleaner doesn’t delete. You can scroll through the (likely massive) list and double-click any website to add it to the Keep list. For some help, right-click on the left side and click Intelligent Scan — CCleaner will automatically find cookies for sites like Google and AOL and move them to the Keep side. You can remove them if it keeps one you don’t want.