The best programs to free up disk space
CCleaner is one of the most famous and reliable programs to free up disk space thanks to which it is possible to delete a huge amount of useless data from the PC with minimal effort. CCleaner allows you to delete not only temporary Windows files and browser history but also application and plugin data, such as Office and Adobe Flash programs. It also allows you to repair errors in the system registry and adjust the programs set for automatic startup with Windows.
DiskMax is an excellent program to free up disk space optimized for all the latest versions of Windows. Using it, it is possible to delete Internet browsing data, cookies, files in the recycle bin and not yet permanently deleted, temporary Windows files and applications installed on the PC, residual service pack files, the list of programs and of the most recently opened files, backup files of various software and much more. It is very simple to use and provides various cleaning “depths”. To handle with care.
JetClean is a free software for Windows optimization that allows you to free up space on the hard disk by deleting recent documents, files in the recycle bin, temporary files, log files, clipboard, DNS cache, error reports, memory dumps, jump lists and many other elements that stay on the PC without having a big utility. The program also allows you to optimize the Internet connection, clean and defragment the system registry, manage the programs set for automatic startup with Windows and more.
As its name indicates quite clearly, CloneSpy is a free application that deletes duplicate files on the PC. Thanks to its intelligent scanning engine, the program is able to identify duplicate files of any kind based on the content, name or both of these criteria, allowing the user to choose which ones to keep and which to delete from the computer. It is extremely light and easy to use even by those who know little or nothing about computer science. Works on all major Windows versions.
Xinorbis is a free program that allows you to analyze the computer’s hard disk showing the user how and which files occupy more space on the latter. It generates very clear graphs through which it is possible to identify in very few moments the areas in which to act to free up disk space. It is not overly intuitive at first start but just a few uses to understand how it works and use it for your digital “cleaning” works.
Disk Diet is an application that “puts the Mac hard drive on a diet” eliminating all unnecessary files from them. It allows you to delete the OS X additional language files, the cache, the log files, the temporary files, the data left in the recycle bin, the files in the download folder and the e-mail in a few simple clicks. It is available on the Mac App Store at a price of 2.69 euros.