Here is the list of 9 free CCleaner alternative software for Windows PC.
CCleaner is one of the most popular PC cleaning and optimizing software. However, there are many good alternatives to CCleaner available over the web that I have covered in this article. You can remove junk files from PC, shred files, defragment hard drive, clean registry, wipe free space, manage startup programs, uninstall applications, and much more using these CCleaner alternatives. Apart from what CCleaner offers, you will find many other interesting features in most of these software. Your computer will boot fast, perform well, and PC health will also improve. Lets check these free alternatives to CCleaner software.
Glary Utilities (free for private use) is a well-known software and surely a very Good CCleaner alternative. It includes all the features that are available in CCleaner. Apart from that, many advanced features are offered by this software. One of the powerful feature that comes with this software is its ‘1-Click Maintenance’. Using this feature, you can clean registry, fix shortcuts, repair hard disk, delete junk files, manage startup, etc. This similar feature is provided by TuneUp Utilities which is a paid software, but this software lets you use this feature absolutely free.
You will find various other features that makes it a complete solution to clean and optimize PC. You can split files, encrypt files, erase tracks, defrag disk, find and repair disk problems, backup and update drivers, manage context menu, and much more.
It also automatically monitors installed programs for updates. Whenever an update is available for a particular software, it will notify you, and also helps to download that update. Before performing any changes to your PC using this software, you can also backup your PC and registry.
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SlimCleaner Free is my favorite and a strong CCleaner alternative software. It covers almost all the features that are available in CCleaner, such as: duplicate file finder, registry cleaner, programs uninstaller, duplicate file finder, disk analyzer, startup programs manager, etc.
Apart from this, it contains many additional features. For example, you can shred files using four different methods, schedule cleaning process, defrag hard disk, and access Windows tools easily. Feature to check CPU and RAM usage in real-time is also available, which is pretty good. This software also helps to check information about a particular software using SlimCloud community. All these features have made this software a good replacement for CCleaner and a strong contender to other software available in this list.
Full review is here.
TweakNow RegCleaner (free version) is also a fantastic software that comes with numerous features. Almost all the features that are available in CCleaner are covered by this software. Apart from that, it comes with browsers traces cleaner feature, let you shred files using multiple algorithms, show detailed system information, and defragments the registry.
You can also use its Quick Optimizer feature that lets you automatically clean Windows registry, optimize your Windows settings, remove Windows Temporary files, etc. No doubt, this is a good CCleaner alternative.
TweakNow RegCleaner’s full review.
This is also a valuable CCleaner alternative that comes with beautiful interface. All its PC optimizing, cleaning, and other tools are neatly separated into different sections. You will find PC Checkup section that checks for useless files, invalid entries present in Windows registry, computer traces and browsing history, and fix issues in just two mouse clicks. System Cleaner section is helpful to clean registry, junk files, etc.
Another important section present in this software is ‘System Tuneup’. Using this section, you can optimize system speed, network speed, and accelerate system startup and shutdown time. So pretty useful features have been provided by this software.
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Privacy Eraser (free version) is another good CCleaner alternative in this list. Unique feature of this software is that it provides real-time monitoring for browsers and system which is not possible in the free version of CCleaner. You can also schedule scanning and include/exclude items for scanning and cleaning. Apart from these features, you can wipe free disk space, shred unwanted files, remove traces of applications for security, and manage IE add-ons. Unfortunately, only normal deletion method is available in this free version, but deletion process works absolutely fine.
This CCleaner alternative also have the options to uninstall programs, enable/disable or remove useless startup items, and restore system to previous state. So pretty good features are included in this free version.
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This software is a handy CCleaner alternative for those users who mainly uses CCleaner to clean and optimize Windows registry. You can also schedule registry scanning, that makes it a bit more useful. Apart from this, it can also tune up your system. It can help to speed up your PC and improve PC boot speed.
One of the great feature that comes with this software is that it can defrag PC registry. Only two clicks are required to analyse and defragment the registry.
Here is the full review.
Advanced SystemCare Free is also a useful CCleaner alternative. You can easily clean system, fix problems, and optimize your PC. Apart from this, it provides basic protection level from security threats in this free version. All the registry errors, shortcut errors, junk files, registry fragmentation issue, privacy issues, disk errors and disk optimization issues can be resolved with two mouse-clicks.
Unfortunately, other advanced features (like real-time optimization, deep Windows registry clean, run software in background, etc.) are available in its paid version. Still, this free version is handy to clean and optimize your PC.
Note: During the installation, it will prompt to install other native products. However, you can ignore those products by unchecking the boxes.
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WinUtilities (free version) has all the basic PC maintenance modules that makes it a good alternative to CCleaner. You can use its one-click maintenance feature to optimize your PC. Apart from this, you can schedule tasks to start disk cleaner, disk defrag, registry cleaner, and history cleaner. You can also manually use these options.
This CCleaner alternative has numerous features. For example, you can use its file shredder feature, manage context menu, fix shortcuts, optimize Windows memory, and more.
You can find more about WinUtilities using this link.
Clean Master (for PC) is a powerful software to clean web cache, system cache, registry junk, online games junk, video and audio junk, and other software junk. It automatically starts the scanning to collect all the junk and lets you clean PC in a single click. I personally use this software because it is a fast and handy junk cleaner.
Apart from this, it can also remind you to clean junk whenever junk items exceeds 100 MB, 300 MB etc. So if you use CCleaner mainly to remove junk items, then this is a good CCleaner alternative for you.
Here is the full review.
Here I end up my list of good and absolutely free CCleaner alternative software. All these software worked nicely during my testing and are handy to optimize and speed the PC. My personal favorite alternatives to CCleaner from this list are: Glary Utilities and SlimCleaner.