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Disk Cleaner 1.6.1353 (1.6 final) available

A new release is available, version 1.6.1353. This is the last 1.6 version, only existing and harmful bugs shall be fixed.

See the download page for the download links.

List of changes:

30 April 2010
released version 1.6.1353 (final) of Disk Cleaner

Change log:
-Fixed: Even in quiet mode, Disk Cleaner still showed a window with results.
Thanks to Neeraj Pattath for reporting this bug.

-Fixed: When scheduling files for removal on boot, a warning was given that the required administrator
privileges were missing even when they were not.... read more

Posted by rjm 2010-05-03

New source code and binary release of Disk Cleaner

A Release Candidate 3 (RC3) version of Disk Cleaner 1.6 for Xp/Vista/7 is available for download.

06 April 2010
released version 1.6.1337 (RC3) of Disk Cleaner

Change log:
-Added: /sf option in [files] section in text plug-ins ensures that subfolders are scanned as well,
but only files are removed. The directory structure is kept intact.

-Added: wintemp.dct, a plugin to forcibly clean the \Windows\Temp folder.... read more

Posted by rjm 2010-04-08

New source code and binary release of Disk Cleaner

A Release Candidate 2 (RC2) version of Disk Cleaner 1.6 for Xp/Vista/7 is available for download.

Posted by rjm 2009-09-08

New source code release of Disk Cleaner

A completely rewritten version of Disk Cleaner, with Vista and Windows 7 compatibility in mind, is available as source code.

Change log:

26 August 2009
released version 1.6.1168 (RC1) of Disk Cleaner

Change log:
-Complete rewrite of the original Disk Cleaner, but now using wxWidgets, Code::Blocks and MinGW
-Updated: layout of the user interface
-Removed: list box as the main UI control. Inflexible for sorting etc.
-Added: list control as new main UI element. Allows for sorting on name, size no. items
-Added: Storage of the window sizes and positions
-Added: Support for Vista's AppData\LocalLow folder (%localappdatalow%) with SHGetKnownFolderPath()
-Added: Support for Internet Explorer Cache, Cookies and History cleaning
-Fixed: Bug in GetFolderLocations: wrong use of std::string::npos always led to %windir%.
-Fixed: Bug in ExpandStrings: wrong number of characters were copied and passed to GetFolderLocations
-Fixed: Small memory leak in Recycle bin plug-in
-Fixed: Crash caused by the double deletion of a wxImageList control
-Fixed: Crash caused by calling dc_frame_onclose twice, deleting the plugins twice... read more

Posted by rjm 2009-08-26

Disk Cleaner is awarded Web User Bronze Award 2006

Disk Cleaner is rewarded the Web User Bronze Award 2006 in the Clean-Up software category. Part of the jury report:

"Fast, free and extremely user-friendly, Disk Cleaner is a tiny clean-up utility offering big performance. Operation is simplicity itself: all you need to do is launch the program and it will immediately report back on the amount of unnecessary files on your hard drive."

Read the full review here: http://www.webuser.co.uk/products/disk_cleaner_15_review_2901-505.html

Posted by rjm 2006-11-17